Lobstermen’s Relief Fund

The Lobstermen’s Relief Fund

The MLCA supports a relief fund to benefit the distressed families and children of commercial lobstermen. The Relief Fund accepts public contributions which are deposited into MLCA’s savings account. These funds are used to support Harvester families throughout Maine in times of need. Requests for assistance are handled on a case by case basis. For more information, please contact the MLCA office directly at 207-967-6221.

Events

Fourth annual fundraiser for the MLCA Lobstermen’s Relief Fund!!

Friday September 6th, 2019, 11:30 am to 9 pm, Cooks Lobster and Ale House, Bailey Island ME

At this all-day event, 10% of all food purchases will go directly the Lobstermen’s Relief Fund.  Chef JP Dubois will be creating mouth-watering specials from food donated by lobstermen, Cooks Lobster Ale Housefarmers and Maine owned companies. Every penny of the purchase price of these specials goes directly to the Relief Fund.  Geary Brewing is once again offering two of their beers with the full price benefiting the Fund. New this year will be their newest dry hopped IPA, “Pulling Traps”.  Tito’s Vodka will donate $1 for every drink made with Tito’s . And you can expect some home cooked desserts on hand too!

Before or after you dine, check out the all-day silent auction stocked with spectacular donations from local restaurants, breweries, artists, inns, Maine boutiques and more! Last year’s auction raised thousands of dollars. Help us continue the tradition. It takes a village to care for one another: many thanks to all the fine businesses who support the cause.

Cook’s Lobster & Ale house is located on scenic Bailey Island, 40 minutes from downtown Portland. The views are spectacular, the company welcoming and the food down right delicious.

The Maine Lobstermen’s Community Alliance is a 501(c)3 organization and all donations are tax-deductible.

Moved by the 2016 tragic death of young lobsterman Jon Popham, Cook’s Lobster and Ale House  began a yearly event to benefit the MLCA Relief Fund. We are grateful to owners Jenn and Nick Charbonneau for their commitment to Maine’s lobstering communities.

Partnerships

 Citizen Maine is a Damariscotta-based clothing company whose mission isCitizen Maine logo to influence social and environmental change by donating 10% of proceeds to organizations that share their values. The MLCA is honored to be a part of that mission. 10% of proceeds from their Lobster Collection will be donated to The Lobstermen’s Relief Fund in Maine.  Feel free to shop today!

 

Donations

The MLCA accepts donations directly to the fund as well.  Please makes checks payable to MLCA Relief Fund, PO Box 315, Kennebunk ME 04043.    For more information, please contact Andi Pelletier at andi@mainelobstermen.org

Or donate online.