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Maine’s service commission adopts Volunteer Maine as new identity, unveils new logo and tagline

October 21st, 2019

""AUGUSTA -- Maine's service commission has adopted a new identity to better communicate the organizations mission and capabilities.

The Maine Commission for Community Service will now be known as Volunteer Maine. A new logo and branded elements were created in collaboration with Pulse Marketing Agency of Bangor. Additionally, Volunteer Maine Commissioners chose "A Stronger Maine Through Volunteerism" as the new tagline for the state service commission.

The new identity unifies the state service commission and its volunteer resource center, also named Volunteer Maine. The recourse center was established in 2002 by the state service commission as a means of creating a "one-stop" service for both citizens who want to volunteer and community groups seeking to address local problems through volunteer-powered solutions.

The goal of the new logo is to visually establish the connection between the state service commission and the various National Service programs established by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Print and web-friendly copies of the new Volunteer Maine logo will be made available online in the coming weeks.

Volunteer Maine is in the process of making the necessary updates, such as updates to digital platforms and physical signage, to reflect its new identity, and has set a one-year timeline for full adoption.

About Volunteer Maine

Volunteer Maine, the state service commission, builds capacity and sustainability in Maine's volunteer sector by funding service programs, developing volunteer managers and service-learning practitioners, raising awareness of the scope and the impact of the volunteer sector, and encouraging an ethic of service. As of October 16, 2019, the Maine Commission for Community Service has adopted the identity Volunteer Maine.

About the Corporation for National and Community Service

The Corporation for National and Community Service, is the federal agency that leads service, volunteering, and grant-making efforts in the United States. The corporation helps millions of Americans improve their lives and the lives of their fellow citizens through service. The corporation works hand-in-hand with local partners to tap the ingenuity and can-do spirit of the American people to tackle the country's most pressing challenges. Underneath the Corporation’s umbrella are AmeriCorps, Senior Corps, the Volunteer Generation Fund, and more.

For all media inquiries

Contact: Bryan Roche, communications officer, Volunteer Maine 
Office: 207-624-7836