In a story that just keeps getting better and better, another massive donation has come in to the Children's Center to help them boost their expansion project goals. The Children's Center is currently fundraising for their 14,000 square foot expansion in an effort to do away with the center's lengthy services wait list.

The most recent, and largest donation, has come from Charlie and Nancy Shuman. The Shuman family own the Charlie's Family of Dealerships in Augusta which, according to the Bangor Daily, is the largest new car dealership in the state of Maine.

The Shumans are not new to providing epic donations to help advance community and non-profit efforts. Over the years they have been involved in countless community efforts including Maine General's Walk For Hope and the Kennebec Valley Humane Society among many others. Charlie's Family of Dealerships is also a massive proponent and donor to the Kennebec Valley United Way. So it's no surprise they came to the aid of the Children's Center when they needed it most.

According to the Bangor Daily News, the Children's Center in Augusta, which provides services to children with special needs, will be eliminating its wait list and expanding the building by 14,000 square feet.

The Children's Center has four locations including Farmington, Waterville, Skowhegan and Augusta. The center provides in-center services to children as young as six weeks to five years old. They also provide out-patient care for kids up to 21 years old including occupational therapy, speech therapy and out-patient mental health. Between all four of their locations they are currently serving about 250 kids with a waiting list of 100.

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