Penquis: Making Children Happy This Holiday Season 

There are many initiatives Penquis has taken on to assist in meeting the needs of Children in our communities. In total Penquis will have reached out to 2,000 children this year in partnership with other organizations. If you would like to be a part of making the holidays brighter for these children please visit these. Christmas is For Kids- KISS 94.5 Mike and Mike, partnered with Penquis and Sutherland and Weston Marketing Communications for the 27th Annual Christmas is for Kids Program. Over 800 children are registered with their Christmas wishes and 480 children still waiting to be sponsored. The website to sponsor a child is Piscataquis Santa Project- The Piscataquis Santa Project is sponsored by Penquis and working with the Three Rivers Kiwanis, Dover-Foxcroft Kiwanis, Moosehead Kiwanis, Key & Builders Clubs, Toys for Tots, Piscataquis Chamber, Granges, Churches, Businesses, other groups, and the public to fill this great need. As of Saturday, December 5th there were over 620 needy children registered requesting a wish from Santa. At that time there is about 350 children left to be sponsored. You can go online to then select a child’s wish code and email it to [email protected] or [email protected] Maine Bikers’ Toy Run- Penquis Distributed toys for 150 children in Penobscot County. For more information visit penquis.orgBorders Charity Holiday Book and Bear Drive- Over 500-50 Bears have been donated so far.  Stop by Borders in Bangor for more information or visit penquis.orgBy- Renae Muscatell, Penquis