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Mt. Waldo Plastics reaches fundraising milestone in support of local cancer treatment and research

Date: 01/16/2020

Mt. Waldo Plastics, a Frankfort, Maine-based manufacturer of tough, lightweight snow shovels, recently surpassed the $70,000 mark in donations to Champion the Cure Challenge, the region’s only fundraiser that supports local cancer treatment and research at Northern Light Cancer Care.Mt-Waldo.jpg

The 2019 Champion the Cure Challenge Corporate Champion, Mt. Waldo Plastics raises money through sales of their limited edition Pink Snofighter shovel, which is available in stores in Central, Eastern, and Downeast Maine. Two dollars from the purchase of every shovel is donated to Champion the Cure Challenge.

Pictured are Jeni Lloyd, philanthropy officer, major gifts, Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center Foundation and Mt. Waldo Plastics owners Stacy and Michael Thibodeau with their granddaughter Harper Jacobs.

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About Champion the Cure Challenge

Champion the Cure Challenge began in 2010 to support cancer research at EMMC Cancer Care, now Northern Light Cancer Care. Funds raised stay local to support cancer treatment and research in our communities. In 2019, more than $680,000 was raised, our largest total ever, bringing the 10-year total for the event to more than $5 million.