2023 Cinderella Project of Maine


Waldo Community Action Partners is thrilled to announce this year's Cinderella Project prom dress giveaway event! Bring a friend and get ready to choose among hundreds of beautiful gowns. Our fairy godmothers can't wait to meet you! This year, our sponsors are First National Bank and First National Wealth Management. The Wentworth Event Center has also generously donated the use of their space for this event for the third year in a row. We are so grateful for their partnership again this year! Our giveaway event will be held Saturday, April 15th at the Wentworth Event Center, 139 Searsport Ave., [...]

2023 Cinderella Project of Maine2023-03-17T11:38:38-04:00

Thank You to Our Neighbor for Neighbor Partners!


We'd like to express our sincere gratitude to the community partners and volunteers involved in the Neighbor 4 Neighbor program. This year, the program provided 750 households with Thanksgiving baskets, 943 households with holiday food for the Christmas season and 901 children with gifts. From the fire departments and volunteers who help us deliver holiday food boxes countywide to the many businesses, organizations, and individuals who purchase gifts for kids, this program is truly a community effort. We also had a unique partnership with the local Belfast National Honor Society this year. Shopping for teenagers can be difficult, and these students [...]

Thank You to Our Neighbor for Neighbor Partners!2022-12-30T08:59:02-05:00

Free Backpacks for Waldo County Kids Coming August 2022


Get ready to get back-to-school with free backpacks and school supplies provided by WCAP! FREE to Mainecare and WIC eligible children ages K-12 who live in Waldo County. Pickups will be scheduled by appointment. Masks and proof of income eligibility required at pick-up. Coming August 2022, stay tuned for more information! Follow this link for up-to-date program information!

Free Backpacks for Waldo County Kids Coming August 20222022-06-16T11:49:50-04:00

MCC MaineCare & Public Transportation CANCELLED 2/4/22


Due to the expectation of inclement weather in the area, all transportation services, except for dialysis and other urgent transportation needs, have been cancelled for Friday February 4, 2022. Please call 855-930-7900 to reschedule, and stay safe.

MCC MaineCare & Public Transportation CANCELLED 2/4/222022-02-03T16:22:41-05:00

WCAP to hold two more disaster relief food distributions


Our next distribution of Disaster Relief Food Boxes will be as follows at the Waldo County Technical Center, 1022 Waterville Road, Belfast: Tuesday, April 21st: Only WCAP Early Childhood Program families can attend this distribution 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM Wednesday, April 22nd : Anyone from the Waldo County general public is welcome to attend this distribution 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM/until supplies are depleted Please follow traffic signs, there will be a one-way traffic pattern around the building. This is a no contact drive through food pantry. Please do not exit your vehicle. Boxes will be placed in your trunk [...]

WCAP to hold two more disaster relief food distributions2020-04-13T15:01:58-04:00

Cinderella Project of Maine 2020 free prom dress giveaways postponed


For more than a decade, WCAP’s Cinderella Project of Maine prom dress giveaway events have put the health and wellbeing of students and their families at the core of the project’s standards. It is that very standard that has led us to respond proactively to the current challenges our state now faces relative to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Cinderella Project of Maine’s parent organization, Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) has made the decision to align its preventative efforts regarding gatherings with the Cinderella Project of Maine’s partner, Gardiner Area High School, as well as the Maine CDC. Per the Maine Center [...]

Cinderella Project of Maine 2020 free prom dress giveaways postponed2020-03-20T09:46:41-04:00

Cinderella Project of Maine to hold free prom dress giveaways in March and April


This is an older article. Please visit our update with the latest event information here: https://waldocap.org/2023-cinderella-project-of-maine/The Cinderella Project of Maine is proud to announce that it will be holding prom dress giveaways in both Belfast and Gardiner again this year. The Gardiner giveaway will be Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gardiner Area High School in Gardiner. The Belfast giveaway will be on Saturday, April 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Renys Plaza, where there will also be a representative from Belfast City Drawers, who will offer free bra fittings to students and any [...]

Cinderella Project of Maine to hold free prom dress giveaways in March and April2023-02-16T08:43:58-05:00

Help during the holidays


While this time of year is one that many look forward to, it is important to remember that for some people, the holiday season can be one of the most difficult times of the year. If you know of someone who may be feeling a little stretched thin this winter, or if you yourself are feeling that way, consider some of the programs Waldo Community Action Partners (WCAP) has to offer: FUEL ASSISTANCE The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) helps qualified homeowners and renters pay for heating costs. Benefits include help paying for fuel and emergency fuel delivery. You can also [...]

Help during the holidays2019-12-16T11:23:39-05:00



It’s that time of year again! Waldo Community Action Partners’ Heroes 4 Hunger program has been hard at work planning and fundraising for one of Waldo County’s largest annual collaborative efforts— its Thanksgiving and Christmas Food Box Projects. Soon, the Troy A. Howard Middle School gymnasium in Belfast will be filled with enough food to feed nearly 1,000 households in Waldo County for Thanksgiving. WCAP Heroes 4 Hunger invites you and your family, friends, and neighbors to join them again this year in bringing a little added cheer to the community this holiday season. It takes over 250 volunteers to help [...]


WCAP to offer school supplies for children in need again this year


Waldo Community Action Partners wants to make sure your child kicks off the school year ready to learn! School supplies will be available FREE of charge to Waldo County eligible families on Saturday, August 10, 2019. Please call (207) 338-6809 to set up an appointment. You will need to bring your child’s MaineCare or WIC folder to the appointment for proof of income.

WCAP to offer school supplies for children in need again this year2019-07-12T12:17:26-04:00
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