New Beginnings News

2020 Annual Fund is a Success

2020 Annual Fund is a Success

We are thrilled to announce that, thanks to the support of our donors our annual fund campaign was able to reach our ambitious $80,000 goal! We’d especially like to thank Northeast Bank, Central Maine Human Resources Assoc, Norway Savings Bank, Jane Dwinell, Owen...

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Outright L/A Moves to Maine TransNet

Outright L/A Moves to Maine TransNet

New Beginnings has been proud to be the fiscal sponsor of Outright L/A since 2013 and have been hosting Prevention and Training opportunities together for 20 years. New Beginnings will continue to support their mission through our work. However Outright L/A and the...

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2020 Homeless Vigil

2020 Homeless Vigil

This Lewiston-Auburn Vigil is part of a national movement of cities marking National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day on or near the winter solstice, the first day of winter and the longest night of the year to honor people who died while homeless during the previous...

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Autumn 2020 New Beginnings News!

The days are getting shorter and colder, and there is just so much going on in the world! While all of our lives are getting busier by the day, please don't forget that there are vulnerable youth in all of our communities who continue to face family conflict, hunger,...

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2020 Holiday Drive

We need your help creating holiday care packages!Thank you for checking out our Holiday Drive! Below is the list of items we are looking for to help out New Beginnings youth during the holiday season. You can help homeless youth at New Beginnings have a brighter...

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Summer 2020 New Beginnings News!

None of us could have predicted the challenges 2020 has brought so far. So many lives have been impacted, including the vulnerable youth we serve who continue to face family conflict, hunger, and housing instability during this pandemic. Thank you for supporting New Beginnings’ youth during the ongoing crisis; we couldn’t have continued to make […]

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Signs of Hope

Signs of Hope

Turning Destruction into Signs of Hope: Youth leaders help create and share beauty in challenging times. Under the spring stay-at-home order our agency headquarters and Drop-in Center (the Ann Geiger Center for New Beginnings at 134 College Street in Lewiston) was closed to all but essential staff use. As we shared in this May Facebook […]

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Marian’s Place dedicated

Marian’s Place dedicated

Same program, new name – Welcome to Marian’s Place! Watch the dedication video here On Aug. 5, 2020,the New Beginnings, Inc. Emergency Youth Shelter was re-named and dedicated as MARIAN’S PLACE in honor of former Shelter Director Marian Carney’s legacy of serving Maine’s vulnerable youth in a safe, respectful, environment where families in crisis could find […]

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Staff Updates – Spring 2020

The biggest staff news of Spring 2020 were the retirements of our TLP Director Mike Mooney and our Shelter Director Marian Carney. Mike and Marian each worked for our agency for decades (a combined 53 years of service!) and made a huge positive impact on the agency and youth we serve. Because we can’t gather […]

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