Maine Association of the Deaf is a 501(c)3 organization. We will send your donation receipt to the organization with our tax ID number upon request.
We have several ways you can show your support. Please take a look at all of the options. Thank you for your consideration.
You can donate via our Stripe Platform here:
These GoFundMe’s have been established by the victim’s families — we strongly encourage you to contribute to them.
Your contribution will be separate from most of the funeral and interpreting costs making it more impactful for the victims.
**Goal not yet met** Steve Richards Kretlow Medical Expenses & etc. – Go Fund Me organized by Vanessa Richards (daughter)
**Goal not yet met** Family of Steve Vozzella – Go Fund Me organized by Darleen Michalec
Kyle Curtis – Go Fund Me organized by Janet Baker
Billy Brackett – Go Fund Me organized by Kristen Smith
Bryan MacFarlane’s Family – Go Fund Me organized by Anthony Randozzo
Joshua Seal Family – Go Fund Me organized by Laurie Bruce on behalf of Elizabeth Seal
Monetary donation can be mailed to MeAD at:
Maine Association of the Deaf
P.O. Box 327
Yarmouth ME 04096
** Please make a note that the monetary donation is for the survivors if you want the donations to go to them**
Note: We will be accepting donations towards survivors until midnight on March 8th.
MeAD Venmo Account: @MeADPayment
–> If you’re donating via Venmo, you will see MeAD’s logo to know it is an authentic page.
Some of you know that one of the victims, Joshua Seal established Camp Dirigo that provides one week camping program for Deaf and Hard of Hearing youths at Pine Tree Camp. This camp has always ensured that every Deaf and Hard of Hearing youths have a place to be together and develop leadership skill– for the past two summers; families are not obligated with financial charges to send their child(ren) to this program due to donations from the community.
If you want to honor Josh’s legacy of making Camp Dirigo come alive and continue allowing Deaf/Hard of Hearing children to attend this program at no cost/barriers– Pine Tree Society is accepting donation in honor of Josh.
Monetary donation can be mailed to Pine Tree Society at:
Pine Tree Society
c/o Noel Sullivan
71 US 1
Scarborough ME 04074
** Please make a note that the monetary donation is for Camp Dirigo in honor of Josh Seal**
You can also donate to Camp Dirigo through Pine Tree Society’s website:
** Please make sure that you put down Josh Seal’s name under the “In Honor” or “In Memory” section so your donation will be going directly to Camp Dirigo.