Welcome Oxford County Chapter

On Tuesday, July 25th, Maine AllCare hosted their first Oxford County chapter meeting in Norway. Twelve people showed up to learn about Maine AllCare and to get more involved in their community. The diverse group included healthcare professionals, healthcare administrators, insurance brokers, political organizers, teachers, parents, and other concerned citizens. Maine AllCare Board member Marilyn McWilliams, pictured on far right, and organizer Chris Cayer attended the event....

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Downeast Chapter members celebrate Fishermen’s Day on Deer Isle by promoting universal health care

Together with families of local fishermen, hundreds of residents and visitors strolled along the Stonington town dock enjoying a perfect summer day at the annual Deer Isle Fishermen’s Day on Sunday, July 16th. Maine AllCare Downeast Chapter members, led by statewide organizers Chris Cayer and Abbie Ryder, set up a booth with handouts of flyers, brochures and buttons that promote Medicare for All. Maine AllCare members were...

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The next big event in Stonington

The next important public event will be a showing of FIX IT – Health Care at the Tipping Point, at the Stonington Opera House on September 24th 2017. The film is a business oriented documentary that clearly shows the economic advantages of publicly funded health care system enjoyed, in one form or another, by every industrialized country in the world. If you are anywhere in Eastern Maine please join us...

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Our new bumper stickers are here and ready to be mailed to you!

Please show your support for universal health care by making an online contribution of $4 or more and we’ll mail to you one of these bright, colorful 10×3 inch bumper stickers. HEALTH CARE FOR EVERYONE IN MAINE is a clear message to your community. It affirms that you support a transition to a publicly funded system of comprehensive care accessible to every person in our state –...

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People’s Forum on the Human Right to Health Care

A diverse group of over 300 people gathered at Portland’s Monument Square for a noon rally on Saturday, February 18th in support of health care as a human right. Coalition sponsors included the Southern Maine Workers Center (SMWC) and Maine State Nurses Association (MSNA) and Maine AllCare. Ronald Flannery from SMWC served as master of ceremony. Marilyn McWilliams spoke for Maine AllCare about our vision for publicly funded,...

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Proposal for true “patient freedom” – Healthcare for all Maine

We of Maine AllCare believe in Healthcare for Everyone in Maine.  Both Democrats and Republicans in Congress have seemingly surrendered on any national initiative to cover all Americans. One state will probably lead the way by covering its residents. Why not Maine? America treats healthcare as a commodity like automobiles, where profits, return to investors and sales and marketing initiatives are king.  Yet millions who cannot afford...

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Hello Ellsworth – All smiles for universal health care

Ellsworth – Members of Maine AllCare demonstrate their support for publicly funded universal health care that covers every person in Maine. About twenty supporters stood on the Union River Bridge in Ellsworth on Saturday noon March 25, 2017 – from left to right are Holly Duesenberry, Jean Rohrer, Doris Plummer and Sarah Whelan. During the hour-long event virtually every passing car honked in a supportive way, with waves...

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Community Screening of Documentary Bring Out Ideas to Move Forward

Rockland ME – On May 18, a gorgeous spring evening, the Midcoast Peace and Justice Group sponsored a showing of FIX IT Healthcare at the Tipping Point at the First Universalist Church.  About 50 people attended and participated in lively discussion with 3 panel members–Pinny Beebe-Center, State Representative, Rockland/ Owls Head, Jonathan Fulford, small business owner and Maine AllCare Board Member, and Bill Clark, retired physician and leader of MidCoast Chapter, Maine AllCare. Perhaps...

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People’s Forum on Health Care

March 27, 2017 – Portland ME – The recent People’s Forum on Health Care was a powerful event. We want to thank everyone who shared their stories. We also want to thank Representatives Mike Sylvester, Ben Collings, Andrew McLean, Rachel Talbot Ross and Maureen Terry, Senator Ben Chipman, and Travis Kennedy from Senator Angus King’s office for witnessing people’s stories and affirming their belief that health care is...

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Portland FILM & FORUM on the future of health care in Maine

Maine AllCare Board Secretary Delene Perley and supporter Diana Tundy of Portland are ready to welcome the audience for the Portland Public Library screening of Now Is The Time documentary. The film is about the current, costly and complex health care system in the US, one that is burdensome for businesses, and unaffordable for tens of millions of Americans, even to those with health insurance. Importantly, the film also...

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