Emmaus Shelter to Receive $5,000 Grant

ELLSWORTH — Bangor Savings Bank’s foundation started the year with its fifth annual charitable giving campaign, Community Matters More. With nearly 90,000 people casting votes for their favorite organizations, 68 nonprofits have been deemed the winners of this year’s effort, and will be granted a total of $100,000.

The eight nonprofits that received the most community votes will each receive a $5,000 grant. Emmaus Homeless Shelter in Ellsworth was the top vote-getting nonprofit for the Downeast region and will receive a $5,000 grant from the foundation.

An additional 60 nonprofit organizations that also received community members’ votes will receive grants of $1,000 each.

For a complete listing of all the winning organizations by region, visit www.bangor.com/cmm.

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