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Explaining the name change…

Posted December 25, 2014 From the publisher: Holiday spirit sustained year-round by toy fund Heartfelt thanks to all of you who donated, from the anonymous $1 gifts to the $2,020 from SAD 51 students. BY LISA DESISTO In 1949, Portland’s welfare director, Matt Barron, ran into Robert Beith, sports editor of the Evening Express, in… Read more »

Still time to donate!

Portland Press Herald Toy Fund … in the spirit of Bruce Roberts Donations year-to-date: $10,159.00 Donation link:

The Portland Press Herald Toy Fund Thanks you!

Press Herald Toy Fund  donate online: To all our supporters! Thank you! All proceeds directly support the Toy Fund! Donate by mail: Press Herald Toy Fund PO Box 7310 Portland, ME 04112

Portland Press Herald Toy Fund works to make holidays happy for thousands of children in the five counties the Fund services in Maine – York, Cumberland, Sagadahoc, Lincoln and Knox. Although our major focus for receiving donations remains November and December, we do accept donations throughout the year. The easiest way to donate is through our… Read more »

One of our favorites…

Pre-dates even the Disc Man! Inspiration for Disc Man, iPod and more, perhaps? Who wanted to give up the portability of music just because you grew up?

Energy Fair SMCC

This looks like a fun, informative and free (registration required) event that is worth checking out!  

Hoods Kids Club Information

Here is info on joining the Hood Kids Club for FREE – might be fun for you: