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New York Times: A Temp Agency That Gives Ex-Inmates a Job, and a Ride to Work
Margo Walsh Named as Humanitarian of the Year
United Recovery Fund co-founder and board chair Margo Walsh was honored as Spurwink's 2022 Humanitarian of the Year on June 2, 2022.
Saints & Sinners ~ United Recovery Fund Featured in DownEast Magazine
November 2018 - At her pioneering staffing firm, Margo Walsh offers dignity, trust, and a path forward for survivors of the opioid epidemic.
Forbes: An Innovative Staffing Company Helps an Overlooked Labor Pool Fill Construction Needs
MaineWorks links people in recovery from substance abuse and reentry from jail or prison with construction companies that need workers — an even more important pairing now amid growing labor shortages.
Former Inmates Recovering From Addiction Get New Start At Temp Agency
MaineWorks finds temporary jobs for ex-inmates recovering from addiction, provides them with a ride to work and sets them up with housing. Founded in 2011 and based in Portland, Maine, the business currently employs 60 to 70 formerly incarcerated people.
Hopeful Film featured on PBS
United Recovery Fund is proud to be featured in the 2022 film Hopeful directed by board member Tom Hildreth.
Building Bridges By Building Bridges
The Portland Press Herald recently profiled MaineWorks and its Founder Margo Walsh regarding the mission of breaking down barriers for the hard-to-employ.
MaineWorks Featured on NPR
MaineWorks and its Founder, Margo Walsh, was recently featured in an in-depth podcast on NPR’s All Things Considered.
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