Island Connection’s Provide A Ride $10K Matching Challenge
Island Connections is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, based in Bar Harbor that provides more than 4,000 rides annually for free to senior citizens and the disabled on Mount Desert Island and surrounding islands. Island Connections also delivers Meal on Wheels, averaging 320 weekly
Since March 1,2020, shortly before the COVID-19 pandemic began, Island Connections has given 1,344 rides to medical appointments, delivered nearly 1,600 Meals on Wheels meals, and done 132 grocery shopping trips for people in high risk groups.
Thanks to generous donors, every dollar donated from August 1st through August 31st, up to a total of $10,000 will be matched 1 for 1.
To make a donation, go online HERE; mail a check to Island Connections at 93 Cottage St., Suite 101, Bar Harbor ME 04609; stop by the Island Connection offices in the basement of the Bar Harbor Municipal Offices to drop your donation in the secure donation box there; or visit one of the shops hosting a donation box: Window Panes, Mount Dessert Bakery, and Town Hill Market in Bar Harbor; The Kimball Shop in Northeast Harbor; and Carroll Drug in Southwest Harbor.