It's been quite a week of massive donations here in Central Maine. Earlier this week the Charlie's Family of Dealerships announced the first installment of what will be a $2 million donation to the Kennebec Valley Humane Society.

Today we're learning of another massive donation coming into Waterville at the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter. According to the Kennebec Journal, the Bezos Day 1 Families Fund, created by Amazon Founder, Jeff Bezos.

The donation of $750,000 will be the largest of its kind ever made to the shelter and will move mountains for the team that runs the shelter. According to Mid-Maine CEO, Katie Spencer White, though this donation is still huge, the shelter will still continue to pursue more funding from other avenues.

The first thing the shelter will do with the donation money is seek out a 'suitable building' in Waterville that they can convert to a shelter where each family has their own space while converting the Colby Street shelter to accommodate single people and couples with no children.

The Colby Street location currently has to separate families that come in due to there being a different living quarters for women and children.

If you're interested in making a tax-deductible donation to the shelter to help them in their mission of ending homelessness, just click here!

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