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

This past Monday, October 19th, the 6 Who Care awards, sponsored by WCSH-TV Channel 6 each year in partnership with the United Way of Greater Portland, were presented at a ceremony hosted by News Center 6 anchors Pat Callaghan and Cindy Williams at the Portland Museum of Art. more

Maine Rural Partners Rocks Maine Horse Rescue

It isn’t every day that a $40,000 grant check arrives at the River Road farm, though when it does there is cause for celebration.  Today the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals celebrates not only an extraordinary grant, originating from the Noah Foundation for Rural Education, but also a new collaborative relationship with Maine Rural Partners. more

MSSPA Receives Significant Grant from Charitable Foundation

SOUTH WINDHAM, Maine — October 26, 2015 — 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 $30,000 operations grant from the Elmina B. Sewall Foundation. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

MSSPA Reinvigorates Riding Program

Beginning in June, the public and those interested in adoption are welcome to come and view horses (sorry, MSSPA riding is limited to staff and is not open to the public) in training.  The River Road farm is open seven days a week from 1-6 pm during June, July, and August. View a full gallery of Noah & Crissa by clicking here. more

Got Hay?

March in Maine means mud and that means spring is close upon us.  Another sure sign of spring is the kickoff of the MSSPA's annual Buy-a-Bale campaign. more

Kids Helping Horses

At first glance Zander Unger might seem like an ordinary eleven-year-old boy. He loves animals and is involved in an array of activities – archery, tennis, skiing, horseback riding– and he is a little shy.  But after a few minutes with Zander more

Friendship Comes In Many Forms

Friendship comes in many forms.  From second grade school chums sharing a seat on the bus to seniors skunking one another at the cribbage board, friendship is an essential element of a full, satisfying life.  For Mac McCrillis, Jr. more

Please Vote to Help the Horses!

Please vote online to help the animals sheltered at the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals in Windham! Go to: more

The Maine Real Estate Network Shares Its Success

If you want to learn something about rehabilitating horses who have experienced abuse or neglect, you could ask Marilyn Goodreau of the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals.  She has worked at the non-profit organization’s River Road, South Windham farm since 1974 and now more

ASPCA Demonstrates Commitment in Helping Horses Find Homes

National animal welfare organization teams up with the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals to provide training that helps horses get new homes. more

Rob Nesbitt Finds the Heartbeat of the MSSPA

Multimedia Journalist Rob Nesbitt, from WSCH 6 News, visited the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals during its 2014 Christmas Open House. Rob came to the MSSPA to find the heartbeat of more