CPort Blog Post Image 2GIVE BACK

We can’t talk about all things Thanksgiving and not mention the true intent of the holiday. While the holiday is a time to reflect on what we are thankful for, it’s also important to remember that some people may be struggling when it comes to keeping their family fed. Many food banks and pantries rely…

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Sure, cooking at home can be a fun activity on Thanksgiving, but it’s not for everyone.  Sometimes you simply don’t feel like cooking or dealing with buying all of the ingredients at the grocery store. If you’re one of those people, we have a great suggestion for how you can still get a great Thanksgiving…

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With cooler temperatures nearing and the pandemic still at the forefront, many Mainers continue to struggle to find ways to put food on the table and keep their families fed. We’ve partnered with the Maine Credit Union League to support the Ending Hunger Campaign. The campaign is the largest, non-hunger organization-based philanthropic fundraising effort to…

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The Immigrant Legal Advocacy Project helps low income immigrants improve their legal status and works for more just and humane laws and policies affecting immigrants. ILAP began in 1993 as a volunteer lawyer project assisting asylum seekers in Maine and has grown over the years to expand the immigrant legal aid services they provide. ILAP’s…

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cPort is proud to once again be a sponsor of STRIVE’s 16th Annual Auction. STRIVE is a nonprofit in South Portland that acts as a community resource serving over 1,000 tweens, teens, and young adults with developmental disabilities. In 1999, STRIVE opened its doors to young adults with developmental disabilities as a place to socialize…

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cPort is proud to support ProsperityME, a non-profit service organization dedicated to helping Maine’s immigrants and refugees build successful, rewarding lives in their new homeland. Their services are open to all refugees, immigrants, asylees, and low-income individuals in Greater Portland and Lewiston/Auburn, Maine. This year ProspertityME’s 12th annual Community Block Party will be virtual and…

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With the start of school, one thing that can weigh on students’ minds is the financial responsibility that comes with attending college.  The financial section in the October issue of Amjambo Africa highlights the topic of education. Forest Avenue’s Branch Manager Jen Smith and Branch Supervisor Honorine Uwishema discuss all of the different way’s students…

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Over the summer, the Retail Association of Maine, Portland Chamber of Commerce, and Maine Grocers and Food Producers Association developed and launched the statewide Let’s Be Kind campaign. cPort is proud to promote the mission of the Let’s Be Kind campaign. cPort’s President & CEO, Gene Ardito says, “The purpose of the campaign is simple.…

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CPort Blog Post Image 2 Do It All

If we can say one thing with confidence, it’s that 2020 has given new meaning to the term “homebody.” What once used to be the space where we would hang our hat at the end of our day has become so much more. No one knew just how much time we would be spending at…

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cPort was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program was created in 2006 and is a project of the Society for Human Resource Management – Maine State Council (MESHRM) and Best Companies Group. Partners endorsing the program include: Mainebiz, the Maine State Chamber of Commerce and…

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