June Koegel, President/CEO
Volunteers of America is the charity that always steps
forward to help the most vulnerable rebuild their lives.
Over 24 years ago
we were approached by the Maine Sheriff’s Association and the Maine DARE
Officers Association to partner in forming a camp for 5th and 6th graders. Thus Camp POSTCARD was born.
Every year we
serve 150 children from across Maine and create for them a wonderful week of
fun, laughter and education. For some of
these children it is the first time they have traveled outside their county,
learned to swim and fish and had such positive interaction with law
We strive to build
hope in these children and give them a chance to really be kids – running and
playing and laughing and smiling. The
male and female law enforcement and corrections officers demonstrate great
compassion, teach respect and model positive behaviors for these children. It is a bond that is created that will last a
If you have never
participated in Camp POSTCARD we would encourage you to volunteer for a day or
donate to send a kid to camp. These
children are our future and they flourish in this environment.
We will be
celebrating our 25th year in 2018 and have launched a Camp Sustainability fund
to make sure we can continue to provide camp for well in to the future. Won’t you join me in supporting this
incredible program. Click here to learn how and watch our Camp POSTCARD movie here.
Sincerely, June Koegel