Support Our Work

There are many ways to give.

New Beginnings relies on the generosity of the community to meet its mission. You can make a tax-deductible donation online at any time of the year by clicking here, or by sending a check to New Beginnings at 134 College Street, Lewiston, ME 04240.
We also welcome in-kind donations of needed items year-round. Many of our programs provide meals, hygiene items, clothing, linens, and basic household supplies for the young people we serve.  Please contact us if your group would like to sponsor a donation drive: 207-795-4077.


Thank you for checking out our wish list!

Items can be mailed or dropped off at 134 College St. Lewiston, ME 04240 Monday thru Friday 9am – 5pm.

Please call with any questions (207)795-4077

Items of immediate need are in Bold


  • Deodorant both masculine and feminine
  • Masculine body wash
  • Toothpaste
  • Conditioner and shampoo
  • Backpacks
  • Sweatpants
  • Masculine pants
  • Masculine t-shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Feminine shirts and pants
  • Brushes and combs
  • Tents
  • Phone chargers and wall jacks – All styles
  • Shoes
  • Men’s and women’s underwear all sizes and styles
  • Milk
  • Sliced Cheese

Please note that, in general, we do not accept used clothing or linens due to space and cleaning limitations.  The Outreach program may accept certain items at certain times of year; please call 795-4077 with questions about used clothing or linens.

Donate by shopping online

Goodshop + Goodsearch

Sign up for an account and shop at hundreds of online stores through Select New Beginnings as your charity of choice, and they will donate a percentage of the sale to New Beginnings. It’s easy and free! You can also donate by using GoodSearch as your search engine! Sign up at and select New Beginnings as your charity of choice. They’ll give money to New Beginnings every time you search the web.

Development Staff



Development & Marketing Coordinator
(207) 795-4077 ext. 209

Rachel Spencer-Reed

Rachel Spencer-Reed

Director of Development and Community Relations
(207) 795-4077 ext. 204