New Beginnings News

Board News – Spring 2020 Elections

The Board of Directors met for their Annual Elections on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. The meeting was held via Microsoft Teams video conferencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Officers were unanimously voted in as follows: Kelly Nelson, President Nancy Grenier, Vice President Molly Shukie, Esq., Secretary Ashley Gagnon, Treasurer The following Board members will continue […]

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Save the Date! 2020 Annual Dinner

Annual Meeting Postponed Pleases hold the tentative date date of  September 24, 2020| Auburn, ME At which time we will celebrate the 40th Anniversary of New Beginnings. This year’s dinner will feature stories highlighting the ways New Beginnings has helped youth over the last four decades, the challenges and successes in their lives. Please note […]

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2019 Homeless Vigil

Lewiston-Auburn Candlelight Vigil | Friday, December 20, 2019 | 4:30-5:30 PM New Beginnings, Inc., the Lewiston-Auburn Alliance of Services to the Homeless, and the L-A Multi-faith Group offer our sincerest thanks to the community members who held vigil, paused to witness our message, and otherwise honored those who died while homeless during the previous year […]

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Staff Updates – Fall 2019

We’ve had many transitions in our staff since the Winter (March 2019) Newsletter! We’ve said good-bye to some very dedicated employees, and have welcomed many new faces in each of our programs: Administration: Our Finance Director of 19 years, Janet O’Connor, recently retired. We hope to hear wonderful stories about her retirement chapter. Lisa Dumont […]

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Autumn 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our Autumn 2019 New Beginnings News! In this issue, we invite you to our annual Open House during National Runaway & Homeless Youth Prevention Month and introduce our new look and refreshed logo! Our feature article shares the success of our family mediation services – including one youth’s story of how engaging his […]

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New Beginnings 2019 Open House

You are Invited! New Beginnings will be hosting our annual OPEN HOUSE on Thursday, November 21st from 11 am to 1 pm. Supporters, providers and the community are invited to stop by any time to learn more about New Beginnings’ services for youth and young adults who are at risk for homelessness. Please come and […]

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

Welcome to our Winter New Beginnings News! Learn how New Beginnings is working to empower youth voices, fight hunger, raise awareness about youth homelessness, and reconnect with alumni. You will also read about how one youth never gave up on her dreams in spite of the many challenges she faced. NEW E-news for 2019! You can […]

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Agency News Briefs – Winter 2019

Annual Campaign Success: This giving season our Board of Directors set an ambitious goal of $75,000 for the 2018-19 Annual Fund and our new and dedicated donors rallied in response. Their collective generosity has helped us meet our goal! Thank you to the staff of Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice, Liberty Bell Moving & Storage, […]

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Breaking Barriers & Fighting Hunger

Our Outreach Program is gaining national attention for the innovative ways they are working to alleviate hunger for the more than 500 young people who enter our Drop-In Center each year. 100% of youth who visit our Drop-In Center are food insecure. Historically, to address youth hunger center staff have been serving hot meals two […]

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