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Sugarloaf Employees Distribute $14350 to Local Community

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine - The Sugarloaf Region Charitable Trust met May 11, 2010 for the semi-annual meeting to distribute funds to community organizations.  Thanks to the generous donations of Sugarloaf’s employees throughout the year, the Trust will donate a total of $14,350 to the following organizations:

  • United Way of the Tri-Valley Area
  • Stratton Elementary Steel Drum Band
  • Phillips Public Library
  • Western Maine Center for Children
  • Stratton Elementary Girls Talk Program
  • Kingfield Elementary Artist in Residency program
  • Stratton-Eustis Lion’s Club SAD 58 eye screening program

The Sugarloaf Region Charitable Trust is a private, nonprofit trust, dedicated to improving the quality of life for the communities that make up the Sugarloaf area.  The trust provides financial assistance to organizations with nonprofit, tax-exempt status.  The goal of this assistance is to encourage the growth in existing human service and cultural organizations and to develop new organizations that will involve and improve the Sugarloaf area. 

The Trust was established in early 1984, when the employees of Sugarloaf Mountain Corporation began contributing on a volunteer basis to the Trust through a payroll deduction program.  These contributions were, and continue to be, matched by Sugarloaf Mountain Corporation.  Tax-deductible contributions to the Sugarloaf Region Charitable Trust are presently being accepted from the entire Sugarloaf community.

Requests for the fall distribution of funds should be received by September 30, 2010.
Mail to: Secretary, Sugarloaf Region Charitable Trust
5092 Access Road, Carrabassett Valley, ME  04947-9799.