Our organization relies heavily on annual private gifts to meet operating costs. In giving to Maine Children’s Home, you help us to continue providing high-quality services and programs to Maine’s most needy children and families.

What Your Gift Can Do:

  • $25 provides supportive therapy tools to a child or family for better outcomes
  • $50 provides education to a teacher or family member on trauma-informed care
  • $100 will support an uninsured / underinsured child or family being seen for therapy
  • $250 sponsors a pregnant youth through prenatal nutrition and education
  • $500 provides winter essentials to two children
  • $1,000 provides post adoption support for a child or family

Other Ways to Give

While we need and welcome your individual financial support, there are many other ways you can support our programs and services:

Giving In Honor Of or In Memory Of a Loved One

Giving in Honor of Someone Online Through Paypal

A gift can be given in honor of a loved one online through the MCH Paypal form in a four easy steps.

  1. Click this link to open the MCH Paypal form.
  2. Select the dollar amount that you would like to give. Also select whether you would like to cover the processing fee of $1.52 USD and whether you'd like to give monthly.
  3. Select whether you would like to "Donate with Paypal" using your Paypal account or "Donate with Debit or Credit Card". If you're choosing to pay using your Paypal account, you'll be prompted to sign into your account.
  4. Once you've either signed into Paypal or chosen to pay using your debit/credit card, you will be prompted to either confirm or enter your billing address information. There will be an option on the billing section on the form to "Write a note" or "Add a note". This "note" section is where you can add the information "This gift is in honor of [enter the name of your loved one]". Once you click the "Donate Now" button at the bottom of the form, we will receive your gift and the note that specifies who the gift is in honor of.

Giving in Honor of Someone Using a Check

A gift can be made in honor of a loved one using a check by simply writing "This gift is in honor of [enter the name of your loved one]" on the memo line of your check and mailing the check to:

ATTN: Development
Maine Children’s Home
93 Silver Street
Waterville, ME, 04901

Accepted in-kind items for Journey Program

NOTE: Due to Covid health concerns we cannot accept any used items at this time.

  • Diapers, all sizes, new and unopened
  • Baby wipes, new and unopened