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Your tax-deductible donation helps Healthy Island Project improve the health of our Island community.

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Lend Your Support to Healthy Island Project

Healthy Island Project was founded to enhance the health and wellbeing of the Deer Isle – Stonington community. Whether it’s supporting older island residents, providing sustainable food offerings to students, teaching residents healthy behaviors, or gathering to celebrate our community, HIP offers something for everyone. Your support enables us to do what we do.

We are grateful for all of our supportersnative islanders, transplants, seasonal residents, and summer people — for the part that each plays.  Creating a healthy community involves all of us. We couldn’t do it without you!   

Ways to Give

One-Time Donation

Make a donation via PayPal, or send your contribution directly by mail.  

Recurring Donations

Pledge ongoing support with monthly recurring donations. 

Business Sponsorship

Together we can build strong and strategic partnerships that make an impact.

Legacy Planning

Include us in your plans with a gift that benefits the Island for years to come.

Wish List

We are currently seeking the following donations:


Hand Wash Sink (Value: $250 - $325)

Dedicated hand wash sinks are critical to preventing the flow of pathogens. State of Maine code requires that hands must be washed in a sink designated for hand washing. We are still in need of a sink at the HIP Kitchen


Metro Shelving (6 units) for HIP Pantries (Value: $500 - $3,000)


Utility Cart (Value: $700)


Generator (Value: $11,000)

A generator at the HIP Kitchen and Pantries will allow continued meal preparation, prevent food loss, and provide warm space for meals and continued gatherings during power outages. 


Utility Van

A van will allow the Healthy Island Project team to transport food. Used or new and reliable desired.

Lend a hand and volunteer for HIP

Healthy Island Project is always seeking volunteers to support our health programming. We currently need assistance delivering meals to seniors, working the HIP booth at the farmer’s market, and tending to our community garden. For more information on ways you can help, call (207) 367-6332.

Stock Gifts

Receiving brokerage firm name:
Infinex Financial Group

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Receiving account name/title:
Healthy Island Project, Inc.

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Contact in charge of donations:
Rene Colson, Executive Director
207-367-6332 (office)

Name of advisor associated with receiving account:
Ron Hamilton