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Maine Inns Raise Funds for Habitat for Humanity sends its support to Maine Bed and Breakfasts involved in the “Hospitality for Habitat” Charity Event

New York, Mar. 30 – Beginning April 25, 2011 and ending May 27, 2011, bed and breakfasts and inns in Maine will be participating in a special charity event benefitting Habitat for Humanity., a top ranked bed and breakfast online directory, supports these inns and the work they are doing.

The Maine Innkeepers Association (MEIA) has announced the 8th Annual Hospitality for Humanity program, a fund-raising event that benefits local chapters of Habitat for Humanity.  Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry seeking to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. To date they have built over 400,000 decent, affordable houses and served more than 2 million people worldwide.

“Having a wonderful home is something that no bed and breakfast takes for granted,” says Mary White, Founder and CEO of and author of Running a Bed and Breakfast For Dummies. “As a group, innkeepers are always striving to make strangers feel at home, and we salute the Maine Innkeepers Association and Habitat for Humanity in their efforts to make wonderful homes for people in need.”

Initiated in 2004 by innkeeper Marian Burns of Mira Monte Inn & Suites in Bar Harbor, ME, the Hospitality for Habitat program encourages guests to make donations.  Participating inns will be offering rooms at half off to any guest that makes a minimum donation of $35 per stay to Habitat for Humanity. 

Participating inns include:

Brewster House Bed & Breakfast, Freeport, ME

Captain Briggs House Bed & Breakfast, Freeport, ME

The Captain Jefferds Inn, Kennebunkport, ME

Captain Lord Mansion, Kennebunkport, ME

Graycote Inn, Bar Harbor, ME
Maine Stay Inn & Cottages, Kennebunkport, ME

Mira Monte Inn & Suites, Bar Harbor, ME

Newcastle Inn, Newcastle, ME

Pilgrim's Inn, Deer Isle, ME

These inns will be featured on a Hospitality for Habitat page in the “Specials” section of

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