2022 Non-Profit Honorees

Our shared collective experience of the Covid-19 pandemic helped us all realize, now more than ever, that the health and wellness of our community is paramount. We are thrilled to share that we are honoring three non-profits addressing the mission of hope and healing in our community:

Thank you for joining us at our last gala event!

On Saturday, April 27th, 2019, the Friends of the Cross Insurance Center hosted the Gala in celebration of our community, its successes, and the continuing economic development efforts of the region, highlighted by the hallmark effort, the creation of the Cross Insurance Center.

The Gala is the single biggest night of giving all year!

We donated $50,000 to regional non-profits that work to ensure food security in our region:

  • Good Shepherd Food Bank
  • OHI Brewer Area Food Pantry
  • Eastern Area Agency on Aging

Past Cross Center Gala Non-Profit Recipients


  • Good Samaritan Agency
  • Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor
  • Literacy Volunteers of Bangor


  • Bangor Symphony Orchestra
  • Maine Discovery Museum
  • Penobscot Theatre Company


  • Bangor Area Homeless Shelter
  • Shaw House
  • Spruce Run/Womancare Alliance

*Recipient of the $5,000 bonus gift selected by the evening’s attendees.