In The Community

Dead River employees involved in community

Dead River Company believes it's both a privilege and responsibility to be an active member of the communities we serve. It's why we support hundreds of causes throughout the states that we serve, as well as support our employees’ involvement through the company’s employee volunteer initiatives.  Our objective is to help local organizations enhance the quality of life for our neighbors in northern New England.

Some of the Organizations and Initiatives We Support:

  • Good Shepherd Food Bank (Maine)
  • New Hampshire Food Bank
  • Vermont Food Bank
  • Community Action (Greenfield, MA)
  • Pine Tree Council’s Scouting for Food program
  • United Ways
  • Maine Early Learning Investment Group (MELIG)
  • Educate Maine
  • Junior Achievement of Maine
  • Maine College Circle
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Olympia Snowe Women's Leadership Institute
  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
  • Bangor Symphony Orchestra and Bangor Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • Jean’s Playhouse (NH)
  • Portland Ovations
  • Gracie Theatre

Submitting Requests for Financial Support

Dead River Company is guided by the core values of Integrity, Caring and Excellence and committed to delivering on a promise of customer service excellence.  With a service footprint that spans across hundreds of communities in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and western Massachusetts, the non-profit organizations which we support meet eligibility guidelines and have a positive impact on enhancing the quality of life in the communities we service.

Financial support will be provided exclusively to programs and organizations that fall within the company’s geographic markets in which we operate.  To submit a request, please email

Sponsorship focus areas:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Healthy Lifestyles

Charitable Giving focus areas:

  • Heating Assistance
  • Food Insecurity
  • Education (with priority given to preschool and elementary school aged initiatives)