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Dixfield Discount Fuel and Friends of the River Valley partner to keep the most needy warm this winter.


The adverse effects of rising fuel costs and prices impact the most vulnerable populations. Katie Houghton and the staff at Dixfield Discount Fuel recognized this and saw the opportunity to assist men and women on fixed incomes and working struggling families.

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Western Foothill Kids Association Summer Camp


With area children back to school, Friends of the River Valley is pleased to reflect back on the summer of 2022 as a great success.

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Donation Keeps ArtVan Rolling Locally


On August 24, the ArtVan from Bath rolled up to The Pines in Strathglass Park in Rumford for some free outdoor art-making for all ages.

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Funding from Friends of the River Valley Brings Weekly Art Program through ArtVan


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FRV and Full Plates Full Potential to Expand Meal Delivery Program


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Friends of the River Valley provides funding to the Western Maine Foothills Kids Association and area schools to provide winter clothing and gear for students in need.


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Friends of River Valley’s Funding of a Fitness and Literacy Program is Featured in The Sun Journal


Team Long Run, a non-profit organization, received a 5,000-dollar donation from FRV to launch Sizzle and Pop, a program designed to help children focus.

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Friends of River Valley Featured in Rumford Falls Times


A front page article, published on September 15, 2021, gives a close-up and in-depth depiction of the Friends of River Valley organization.

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The Snakeman entertains and educates at the Rumford Public Library


On Saturday, June 12th, The Snakeman, Rob White, visited the Rumford Public Library. Forty-two attendees learned about reptiles as part of the STEAM programs series offered there.

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Friends of River Valley joins River Valley Chamber of Commerce


The River Valley Chamber of Commerce welcomes Friends of River Valley to our Chamber family.

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