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WHCA, Washington Hancock Community Agency

About WHCA

The Washington Hancock Community Agency is a non-profit, non-governmental, private corporation, and community action program, serving Washington and Hancock counties. WHCA was incorporated in 1966 as a 501(c)(3) organization. Our Board of Directors comprises one-third of its membership from the private sector; one third from the public sector; and one third from an elected sector representing people with low incomes.

Our Mission

WHCA brings community resources together to help people in Washington and Hancock counties to achieve self -sufficiency and a better quality of life.

Board of Directors

The role of Washington Hancock Community Agency's Board of Directors is to define and meet its overall responsibility by governing the Agency in a manner that is consistent with its mission and responsive to client needs. WHCA's board is equally comprised of members of the public, private and elected sectors, and includes people with low incomes.  

The Board of Directors meets the last Tuesday of each month in Milbridge at 5 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The public is welcome to attend. There is no meeting in the month of December.

WHCA Annual Report

We invite you to read our annual report. Download it now and learn more about WHCA's work in the community.

(Report is in a PDF file format.)

  • Betsy Fitzgerald, President
    Craig Schoppe, Vice President
    Amanda Look, Treasurer
    Barbara Clark, Secretary

    Barbara Arter
    Martha Beathem
    Norma Harrop
    Brent Hartford
    Michael Hennessey
    Marianne Moore
    David Sanderson
    Bernard Sund
    Joan Weber
    Howard Willinghan

 
 
 

WHCA NEWS

Wondering where to drop off food for the Hancock County Food drive?

Here is a list of collection sites.  Hancock Countywide Food Drive 2014 Participants bytown as ...
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Gen Silent to air on April 25 in Blue Hill

What would you do if you were old, disabled or ill - and the person ...
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NEED FOR FOOD INCREASES: FOOD DRIVE BEGINS

Heat or eat? That's a question many of our friends and neighbors are asking themselves ...
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To Warm a Winter's Night III event!

Good music for a good cause - that's the idea behind a local benefit that ...
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How you can help a military veteran

This holiday season, remember to thank and honor our veterans and their families.  Join Washington ...
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FUNDERS

Many thanks to the Machias Savings Bank

Once again, we want to thank our friends at Machias Savings Bank for their on-going ...
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Donation received by At Home Downeast

At Home Downeast reently received a $10,000 contribution from Fidelity Charitable gift fund, through the ...
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WHCA awarded Rural Business Opportunity Grant

WHCA recently was awarded a US Department of Agriculture Rural Business Opportunity Grant in the ...
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Foundation Grant Supports Elder Services

The J T Gorman Foundation recently pledged its support for Washington Hancock Community Agency elder ...
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LLewellyn Foundation award

WHCA was pleased to receive a $25,000 grant from the Llewellyn Foundation to support our ...
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