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Charlie's Community Involvement

United Way of Kennebec Valley

United Way of Kennebec Vally

In the last year Charlie's employees have raised over $120,000 for the United Way and the programs they support in our community. Find out more on our United Way page.

The United Way of Kennebec Valley is a non-profit organization serving 19 communities in Southern Kennebec County. United Way partners with over 50 local programs to provide a better quality of life for people experiencing emergencies, hardships and personal challenges in our communities.

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Charlie's Big Wheels

Charlie's Big Wheels

Charlie's has the Big Wheels team for 6 years and also recently sponsored the finish line and other promotional events for the Trek Across Maine over the last few years. Find out more on our Charlie's Big Wheels page.

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Kennebec Valley Humane Society

Kennebec Valley Humane Society

Charlie's have been a long running sponsor of the Kennebec Vally Humane Society and there verious endevors. Find out more on our Kennebec Valley Humane Society page.

Since 1927 the Kennebec Valley Humane Society has provided shelter, food, and medical services to local animals in need. Our mission is to care for, protect and place animals for adoption in lifelong homes; to prevent cruelty to animals by educating our communities in the proper and humane care of all animals. Our vision is to end pet overpopulation and to advance the humane treatment of all animals.

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Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care

Teaching-Kitchen

Charlie Shuman, President of Charlie's Toyota in Augusta, Maine, doesn't remember his mother who died from ovarian cancer when he was just 2 years old. By Donating to the construction of the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, however, he was able to honor her life in a way that also helps his community.

Opened in June 2007, the center is located on 100 acres of former farmland and takes the holistic approach to medicine. Nutrition plays a major role in the treatment... Read More

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Children's Center in Augusta, ME

Pre-School

At the Children's Center in Augusta, Maine, child's play is serious business. For the past 50 years, the nonprofit agency has provided education and therapy services to youngsters with disabilities, including autism, cerebral palsy and Down syndrome.

Thanks to generosity of the United Way of Kennebec Valley and the leadership of the Charlie Shuman family, which co-chaired the campaign, the center is able to help children... Read More

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