Maine Community Foundation announces press conference on Lewiston-Auburn Area Response Fund for Victims & Families of October 25 mass shooting

Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Maine Community Foundation (MaineCF) will hold a press conference on November 16 to provide updates on the Victims & Families Fund of the foundation’s Lewiston-Auburn Area Response Fund.

What: Update on the state of MaineCF’s Lewiston-Auburn Area Response Victims & Families Fund and Steering Committee, including amounts raised to date


  • Deborah Ellwood (MaineCF President and CEO)
  • Tom Platz (Chair of the Victims & Families Fund Steering Committee)
  • Jeff Dion (Consultant for the Victims & Families Fund with experience in 30 such tragedies)
  • Adilah Muhammad (MaineCF Board Chair)

When/Where: November 16, 2023, 2:00-2:30 p.m.; Residence Inn by Marriott (670 Turner Street, Auburn, Maine)

Further information about MaineCF’s response to the Lewiston shootings is available at

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