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Giving Voices: The spirit of Brunswick

Giving Voices: The spirit of Brunswick

BY BY ABIGAIL ABBOTT - OASIS FREE CLINICS BOARD OF DIRECTORS I was born in Brunswick, went through the town’s public school system, attended Bowdoin College, and am now raising my three children here. I love this town. Growing up, neighborhood friends of my parents...

Giving Voices: Volunteering an Important Step in Life’s Journey

Giving Voices: Volunteering an Important Step in Life’s Journey

Life is sometimes explained as a journey. That journey is made by taking a series of steps. Forexample, we talk about taking one step at a time when a part of our journey is hard. We describesome of these steps as small, some big. Sometimes we step forward, sometimes...

Giving Voices: Volunteering in Retirement

Giving Voices: Volunteering in Retirement

We wanted to extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Rick Elsaesser, who is stepping down at the end of the year as our Volunteer Dental Director. Dr. Elsaesser has given thousands of hours to Oasis since he began volunteering in 2004, and we will miss his thoughtfulness, wisdom, and sense of humor.

Giving Voice: Growing a beautiful community

Giving Voice: Growing a beautiful community

What a beautiful community we are fortunate to live in — the Midcoast region of Maine! On July 16, I had the opportunity to see it up close and personal at Brunswick in Bloom, the garden tour fundraiser for Oasis Free Clinics. The weather did not disappoint. It was...

Giving Voice: What It Means To Be a Neighbor

Giving Voice: What It Means To Be a Neighbor

I have been thinking a lot lately about what it means to be a good neighbor. I moved to Brunswick from Bath almost two years ago and found a home in a lovely neighborhood. It is close to my job at the Oasis Free Clinics, walkable to downtown, and has a nice yard. What...

Brunswick in Bloom Garden Tour

Brunswick in Bloom Garden Tour

On Saturday, July 16th (rain date: Sunday, July 17th) from 12:00 - 4:00pm, homeowners are welcoming visitors to their private gardens to raise money for our free medical and dental services. Tickets are $35 in advance. From lush...

“Chefs whip up funds for health care for the uninsured”

“Chefs whip up funds for health care for the uninsured”

"Brunswick's Oasis Free Clinics is offering virtual cooking classes from some of Maine's top culinary minds. Proceeds will help the nonprofit provide free health and dental services to the uninsured." "A healthy diet might keep the doctor away, but a local nonprofit...

Giving Voice: The Soul of Oasis Free Clinics

Giving Voice: The Soul of Oasis Free Clinics

  The Giving Voice column was started as a way for Oasis Free Clinics, Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program, The Gathering Place and Tedford Housing to share the stories of our work. While our dedicated supporters knew about our programs, we realized that there...

Bowdoin Students: Where are They Now?

Bowdoin Students: Where are They Now?

Over the past five years, we have had many Bowdoin College students in the clinic. Some have volunteered weekly for most of their college experience while others haveserved as summer fellows, working on special projects during 10 weeks each summer. No matter how long...

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