During the summer of 2019, organizations and individuals all around the state donated funds and services to help the almost 450 asylum seekers who arrived in Portland. The phenomenon of people giving so generously attracted the attention of national media, but to most Mainers, helping others has always been a way of life. Below is a tiny selection of the thousands of organizations that make a habit of helping those in need. One is a faith organization, some are secular, one is a nonprofit, one is a business. If you are looking for a way to give, please take a little time to browse the list of volunteer opportunities housed under ‘more’ and ‘volunteer opportunities’ on our website: amjamboafrica.com