Welcome To Dirigo Kids

The mission of Dirigo Kids is to support Maine’s under-privileged youth through fundraising activities. We will continue to be a brethren organization to our friends, The Marine Corps Reserves, who founded Toys for Tots, as well as serve as many of Maine’s nonprofit groups that support our local communities.

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What We Do

The mission of Dirigo Kids is to support Maine’s under-privileged youth through fundraising activities.

As a child of adoption, I was extremely luck to have grown up with two loving parents in a blue-collar town in Maine. As a child I did not have to go “without” anything. I was always taken care and put first by my parents. I have several friends my age who were also adopted—some were as fortunate as me, others were not. I didn’t realize there were other adopted children out there who weren’t as fortunate. Some had yearning to know their parents, their medical background, and if they had any siblings. Then, there were those whose parents who were not as attentive and loving as mine. There was just always something missing for them. I just wasn’t aware that this world is a case-by-case scenario and you never know what cards you would be dealt.


Children Supported to Date

Toys Distributed to Date

Since our annual event joined forces with our local Toys for Tots organization in 1994, our fundraiser has helped support over 100,000 children with over 300,000 toys to our local Maine communities.

Recent Events

Check out some of our most recent Toys for Tots community events.

2018 Toys for Tots Event

A HUGE thank you to all of our great supporters, volunteers, and everyone who contributed and helped out during this event. And a special thank you to Stars & Stripes Brewing, the Marines for their continuous support in getting the toys out at the last second to...

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2018 Pig Roast – Dirigo Public House

What a great day! Our friends from Dirigo Public House did all the cooking and the day couldn't have gone better! Thanks to the following supporters of our Pig Roast - Mast Landing Brewery, Lone Pine Brewery, Banded Horn Brewery and our good friends at Stars and...

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(207) 749-3095


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