Major Community Sponsor
Hannaford has supported WinterKids for 17 years! Each year Hannaford gives more than $4 million in charitable donations and sponsorships – funds that go directly to programs that help families and children. Hannaford supports all of WinterKids’ programs in Maine and New Hampshire through monetary support, board membership, and in-kind donations to our school programs.
Irving has a long tradition of giving back to the communities where they live and work. Throughout Atlantic Canada, New England and Ireland, they focus their donations within three core areas: education, environment and health care.
L.L. Bean and WinterKids have been partners for 17 years. Given its rich outdoor heritage, L.L. Bean supports nonprofits that engage more young people in activities such as camping, hiking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. L.L. Bean applauds WinterKids for our efforts in creating lifelong outdoor enthusiasts! In addition to their annual sponsorship of our programs in Maine & New Hampshire, L.L. Bean is involved with WinterKids through board membership and community events. The Outdoor Discovery School offers snowshoe lessons at our Welcome to Winter Festival and L.L.Bean employees participate in the WinterKids Downhill 24 at Sugarloaf. L.L. Bean has given more than $14 million to local, state, regional, and national outdoor conservation and recreation organizations in the last ten years.
WEX believes that corporate giving is both an opportunity and a responsibility to give back to our local communities. The company’s giving is centered at its heart and headquarters in South Portland, focusing on larger gifts that benefit greater Portland and the state of Maine as a whole. WinterKids and WEX have partnered for several years through programming and event initiatives. WEX employees have a large team presence at the WinterKids Downhill
Harvard Pilgrim is proud to support WinterKids.
Harvard Pilgrim and its family of companies provide health benefit plans, programs and services to more than 3 million customers in New England and beyond. A leading not-for-profit health services company, we guide our members – and the communities we serve – to better health.
Portland Glass is proud to have the opportunity to support WinterKids. We strive to provide excellent service to our customers and provide support for the communities where we live and work. Headquartered in Portland with locations in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont we focus our support on serving our local communities.
Agren is proud to be working with WinterKids again this year. Since 1975, Maine’s largest independently owned appliance and mattress retailer has been serving Maine communities. Today, with six locations, community involvement and charitable participation within our communities remain core values. Agren is excited to support an organization focused on creating healthy habits and opportunities for the children of Maine.
Exclusive Television Sponsor
WMTW is the official television sponsor of WinterKids. WMTW, Maine’s Total Weather and News, serves the Portland television market, with studios in Westbrook. Channel 8 WMTW won a dozen honors at the 2015 Maine Association of Broadcasters annual awards ceremonies. From PSAs to on-air talent hosting our events, WMTW supports WinterKids throughout the year.
We’re honored to have the support of WEX, Inc. on several fronts. We reached out to Gabriel Weiss and Melissa Dudley to learn more about their commitment to programs like WinterKids. Here’s what they had to say.
In the 1920s, thousands of visitors flocked to Portland to enjoy a winter spectacle of ice castles, sculptures, sled dogs, ski jumping and other outdoor festivities to celebrate the season. A century later, the party is back as Carnaval Maine, a celebration of Maine’s rich winter heritage!
With approximately 117 stores in Maine, Subway of Maine has sponsored the WinterKids Winter Games with 8,000 free lunch coupons to all kids participating. The value of these meals is significant, and we’re so grateful for their support.
To learn more about their mission to feeding Maine families, we connected with Crystal Brown, Marketing Manager for…
We consider ourselves extremely lucky that Jeff Zachau, of Zachau Construction has become part of the WinterKids Family. We sat down with Jeff to talk about his commitment to supporting WinterKids, a commitment that runs deeply through both his family and company. Here’s what he had to say…
We are excited to welcome
Portland Glass as a key contributing sponsor to WinterKids programs this season!
To learn more about why they’re committed to supporting programs like WinterKids, we reached out to Steve Butler, President of Portland Glass for a quick interview. Here’s what he had to say…
We’re honored to have Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s continued partnership as presenting sponsor of our upcoming Welcome to Winter festival on January 18, 2020! To learn more about why they’re so invested in supporting programs like WinterKids, we reached out to Marlise Montgomery, Program Consultant, Community/Producer Relations for a quick interview. Here’s what…
We have been proud to partner with Harvard Pilgrim Health Care on various WinterKids programs, and are excited to welcome them as a key supporting sponsor of all programs this season! The synergy between their mission to improve community health in places where we live, work and play and WinterKids mission to get kids and…
To learn more about the importance of giving back as part of Acadia Insurance’s company culture, we recently connected with Jonathan Becker, Regional Vice President and Branch Manager, and Jennifer Towne, Assistant Vice President of Marketing, for a quick interview. Here’s what they had to say…
We recently sat down with Vaughan Clark, president of The Thomas Agency (and part-owner of Mt. Abram Ski Area!) to talk about what draws them to make a difference in their community by supporting organizations like WinterKids. Here’s what he had to say…
WinterKids is proud to call L.L. Bean a key partner in our efforts to get kids outside and active all winter. We recently sat down with WinterKids board member Ryan Larsen, Corporate Merchant for Equipment, to talk about the company’s commitment to supporting local communities, including programs like WinterKids. Here’s what he had to say…
Agren is not just Maine’s largest independent appliance and mattress retailer. They’re a retailer with heart and strong ties to Maine’s local communities, and we are proud to call them a WinterKids partner! We recently sat down with Jason Agren, the company’s President, to talk about their commitment to WinterKids and the communities they serve….
WinterKids has been privileged to call Hannaford one of our longest-term partners, and our Major Community Sponsor. We recently had the chance to sit down with WinterKids board member Dyana Tull, Hannaford’s Vice President of Legal Affairs, and Sherri Stevens, Hannaford’s Community Relations Manager, to talk about the company’s commitment to supporting local communities, including…
Become a WinterKids Sponsor!
WinterKids has enjoyed many long-term partnerships, large and small, with corporate sponsors statewide. The benefits of sponsoring WinterKids are many—and we are always interested in creating custom packages that work best for your company!
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