Help Us

The Tree of Life depends on the generosity and donations of the entire community.

Mailing in a donation for fresh produce? Use THIS FORM.

  • Shop at the TurnStyle: 100% of proceeds buy food for the pantry.
  • Drop off clean used clothing:  A drop box at The Turnstyle is available 24/7.
  • Donate food: Canned and dry goods can be brought to the Turn-style during open hours  or to the Tree of Life Pantry on Thursdays from 8:30-3:30.
  • Donate Pet Food, Paper Goods, Personal Care Items:  These are things we can’t buy at the food bank.
  • Drop off returnable bottles:  We have a new drop box at the front of the building, open 24/7.
  • Drop off egg cartons: We buy eggs by the palette and need cartons to distribute them.
  • Volunteer: The Tree of Life is run entirely by volunteers.  If you would like to join the nearly 100 people who give of their time to make the Tree of Life work go here.
  • Whenever you shop Amazon, go through Amazon Smile and .5% of you purchase will be donated to us.  See below!
  • Donate Money!
  • Leave cash or a check at the Turn-Style counter or at the Pantry desk. Please allow us to send a thank you letter or card by leaving your name and address.
  • Remember or Honor someone with a memorial or honorary donation. You will receive a thank you letter and the honoree (or family member) will receive notification on a Tree of Life note card.
  • Make a one time or continuing gift via Paypal
  • Donate stocks (call Brenda at 359-4665 – it’s OK to leave a message or email
  • Drop change from your Turn-Style clothing purchase in the donation jar on the counter.
  • Consider including us in a charitable trust distribution.
  • Sign up for matching funds from a current or previous employer – double the value of your gift.
  • Take advantage of the Tradewinds Market Matching Program. Until Dec. 11 your personal donations for the Tree of Life will be matched – just pay any cashier and you will receive a Tradewinds receipt (suitable for tax purposes).


The Tree of Life is a 501-C-3 organization.
Tax Deductible contributions may be mailed to:
The Tree of Life PO Box 1329 Blue Hill, ME 04614
or you can pay with credit card or direct bank transfer via PayPal.
The TOL is now able to accept donations of stock. Please call or write for more information.