Portland Office Phone: 207-808-8551 | Lewiston Office Phone: (207) 753-2700 | Email info@meirs.org

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Please Help Us Grow Campaign

 

Our programs and services exist because of supporters like you.  As our cities and state is becoming more diverse and the population is increasing, we notice huge need of different services and programs to different populations who are coming to the state and our cities with a unique culture and language. We address any issues and as agency came up with plan to fix some of those issues. Our office gets more than 150 individuals both children and adults daily seeking or getting services or participating programs. As the need of the community grows bigger, the more we need to have the right space to provide these important services and programs where both adults and children will have access seven days a week to get support.

We recently purchased a building in Lewiston, more 4000 square feet that will house all our programs and services. Our new building will be close to the new proposed Lewiston Elementary school, a walking distance to children and their families and most importantly, both parents and children will get services and programs from staff and volunteers from their communities or culturally trained staff.  To meet the city code and make our new building fully renovated, we need to raise funds to cover the renovation expenses.

We cannot do this without your support and we are counting on you to help us grow by supporting our new capital campaign.

All businesses and individual donors will be posted in a plaque with sponsorship levels in our new building reception area. For your convenience we have the following levels of sponsorships.

Bronze Level Sponsors: $1000-$2499

  • Your or your business name will be posted here to show your support
  • Tax Deductible
  • Your logo and business in our website
  • Recognition in our opening day

Silver Level Sponsor: $2500-$4999

  • All bronze benefits listed above
  • Your logo in the back of youth programs t-shirt for an entire year.
  • Opportunity to provide promotional items in the opening day

 Gold Level Sponsor: $5000-$9999

  • Bronze & Silver level sponsorship listed above
  • Opportunity to display sponsorship banner at the event
  • Access to our cultural members only cultural competency resources

Platinum Level Sponsor: $10,000 and more

  • Bronze, silver and gold level sponsorship listed above
  • An opportunity to get a one-time cultural competency training for your agency at no cost
  • Your business will be listed in all our marketing and event flyers for a full year.

We are accepting any amount of donation to support this campaign, any amount you donate will be tax deductible, No amount is too small, please donate and help us grow.

Thank you again and I hope you can help us reach this goal.

To donate, please go to www.gofundme.com/pleasehelpusgrow or click HERE to donate.  You can also send to

Maine Immigrant & Refugee Services
POBOX 7149
Lewiston, ME 04243

To learn more about our campaign, click the link below or call me at 2073445136 or email at rilwan@meirs.org

Please Help US Grow Campaign

Youth programs

Youth Program Immigrant & Refugee youth are an important and growing part our society and they have an important role in the future of our

cities, state and our country. More than a third of the immigrant and refugee youth who coming to the United States are under

the age of 18 and research indicated how well immigrant and refugee youth do today will affect the success of our future

YouthBridges programs are designed to help youth live better social, cultural and meaningful lives. The youth of our generation need positive reinforcement and YouthBridges  is here to provide that and so much more.   visit youthbridges website to learn our youth programs >>

Literacy Program for adults
MIRS/SYBAM created a literacy program to educate the immigrant and refugee parents in Lewiston and Auburn area. Our Literacy Program is more convenient for the parents because we provide the literacy program on Weekends.   Read More >>
Employment services
MIRS was formed to educate, support and empower immigrant and refugee youth in Lewiston/Auburn area. If you would like to be a part of our team, please follow the link provided and fill out an application. Job Application
Immigration Services
 We provide variety of immigration services to immigrant and refugees.   Read More >>
Behavioral Health Services
MIRS provides culturally competent behavioral health services to immigrant and refugees and other individuals. Our behavioral health services include:   Read More >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Case Management Services for children and adults
  • Out patient counseling for children and adults
  • Home and Community Treatment(HCT)services
Interpretation Services
The MIRS Interpretation Service was created in 2013 to provide high-quality interpretation services for individuals whose primary language is not English. Our interpreters are well-trained professionals who can provide interpretation services in several settings.   Read More >>

Upcoming Events

May
27
Sat
3:00 PM Girls Empowerment Program @ MIRS Office
Girls Empowerment Program @ MIRS Office
May 27 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Come join us every other Saturday at our B.Street Location for our Girls Empowerment Program.  This programs is only for the girls to give them a safe space and provide opportunities to do activities and[...]
Jun
10
Sat
3:00 PM Girls Empowerment Program @ MIRS Office
Girls Empowerment Program @ MIRS Office
Jun 10 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Come join us every other Saturday at our B.Street Location for our Girls Empowerment Program.  This programs is only for the girls to give them a safe space and provide opportunities to do activities and[...]
Jun
24
Sat
3:00 PM Girls Empowerment Program @ MIRS Office
Girls Empowerment Program @ MIRS Office
Jun 24 @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Come join us every other Saturday at our B.Street Location for our Girls Empowerment Program.  This programs is only for the girls to give them a safe space and provide opportunities to do activities and[...]

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