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Marilyn Goodreau Receives Governor’s Award for Service and Volunteerism

Marilyn L. Goodreau, President of the non-profit Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham, has been named an Exemplary Honoree by Governor Paul LePage for her tireless efforts to eliminate equine abuse and neglect.

Ms. Goodreau was honored, along with other award-winning volunteers, in a State House ceremony hosted by First Lady Ann LePage on Tuesday, April 12, 2016. ...read more

Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals Celebrates ASPCA Help A Horse Day

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals will be celebrating the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) national Help A Horse Day on April 24th and competing for a chance to win up to $25,000 in grant prizes to assist with their efforts to protect Maine horses who have been abused or neglected. ...read more

Got Hay? Buy A Bale!

March in Maine means mud and that means spring is close upon us.  Seed catalogs litter kitchen tables and a red-winged blackbird has been seen.  Another sure sign of spring is the kickoff of the MSSPA's annual Buy-a-Bale campaign.  ...read more

$50,000 Operating Grant Will Help MSSPA Care for Abused Horses

The MSSPA, the largest equine rescue and rehabilitation center in New England, today announced its receipt of a $50,000 operations grant from the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.   ...read more

$50,000 Operating Grant Will Help MSSPA Care for Abused Horses

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals, the largest equine rescue and rehabilitation center in New England, today announced its receipt of a $50,000 operations grant from the Doree Taylor Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.   ...read more

It Isn't Every Day That a Movie Star...

It isn’t every day that a movie star rides into our hearts, especially at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals.  Nonetheless, that is just what happened recently on an otherwise ordinary day in our horse shelter world.   ...read more

MSSPA President Marilyn Goodreau Wins WCSH 6 Who Care Volunteer of the Year Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 26, 2015 
(Windham) – Marilyn L. Goodreau, President of the MSSPA has been named a winner of the WCSH 6 Who Care Volunteer of the Year award.

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Newsletter Summer 2015

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Read about adoption, see adoptable horses, view successful adoptions, and see what's new at the MSSPA! ...read more

Narragansett Number One Foundation supports Buy a Bale 2015!

From Arab to Warmblood and every breed in between, the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals feeds the horses being rehabilitated in South Windham hay every day.  Hay is the foundation of nearly all the individualized feed schedules for the dozens of horses being cared for by the Society.   ...read more

Buy a Bale is a Big Success! $103,700!

 Thanks to the hundreds of generous people, private foundations, and businesses who donated to the 2015 Buy a Bale fundraising campaign, the goal has been exceeded and the astounding sum $103,700 has been raised since the first week of March. ...read more

Pumpkin enjoying a tasty snack

Seafax Supports the Society

The Maine State Society for the Protections of Animals is grateful for the employees at Seafax for giving to the Buy-A-Bale program.  ...read more

Buy a Bale Busts out Roxanne Quimby!

Check it out! Up and coming Maine horsewoman, Roxanne Quimby, and her endearing equines have a message for you. ...read more

MSSPA President, Marilyn Goodreau, Awarded as Altrusa Volunteer of the Year

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals wishes to congratulate our President, Marilyn Goodreau, as the recipient Altrusa Volunteer of the Year Award. Marilyn has indeed donated tens of thousands of hours to the cause of protecting and rehabilitating Maine’s abused and neglected equine population over the past 40 years. ...read more

Meet the MSSPA Mascot

While there were many fun and interesting names to choose from, final selection for the mascot’s name was made by Society president Marilyn Goodreau.  ...read more

MSSPA Barn Manager, Jeff, Awarded $1,000.00 by Tricia and Teresa

MSSPA Awarded $1,000.00 by Bangor Savings Bank, Community Matters

The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals enthusiastically thanks everyone who voted for the horses in the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation’s $100,000 Community Matters giveaway. Thank you to Tricia Duchesneau, Vice President, Portland Area Branch Manager and Teresa Thompson, Vice President, Regional Market Manger for dropping by to present the check to Barn Manager, Jeff Greenleaf. ...read more