TEF Annual Appeal Letter

TEF Donation Levels


Your contribution is what continues to makes this three day festival FREE for everyone, with no admission cost to enter the festival grounds at either of our venues.  It also supports festival performers, logistics, safety, vendors, and fun prizes during our family friendly trails end sponsored events.  Thank you!

Please direct donations via check to:

Trails End Festival
P.O. Box 611
Millinocket, ME 04462

*All donations are considered tax-deductible*


As part of your donation to this year’s Trails End Festival, we will also provide the following services to you depending on the level of your donation.

Prior level benefits are included as your donation increases.  For example; Summit level donors will receive the benefits of the Class IV Whitewater, Trailblazer, Paddling, and Fine Dining  donors.

Donations at $1,000 or more, not only will give you access to all the donor benefits shown below, but will also be advertised in additional materials as a sponsor of one of our headliner music performances, or festival events.

Summit: $500 +

  • We will host you or your business/organization on the Trails End Festival website as a top level donor, and host your advertisement on our website for a year!

Class IV Whitewater: $400 – $499

  • We will craft your very own Trails End Festival trail sign!  This sign will be added to our historic collection of trail signs, which are posted at our trail junction during the festival.

Trailblazer: $300 – $399

  • Facebook shout-out to you or your business/organization.  We will connect with you to finalize the text and image of your personalized advertisement.

Paddling: $200 – $299

  • Live shout-out during the three day festival.  You or your business/organization will be mentioned as festival donors during each day of the festival.

Fine Dining: $1 – $199

  • Mention in our donor list which is included on the schedule of events (print and online), as well as our website. (Text only)



  • Designlab
  • Town of Millinocket
  • WVII FOX 22 ABC 7 Bangor
  • Outer Reach Broadband – Sunday Headliner: The Mallett Brothers Band
  • Northern Forest Center – Saturday Headliner: Port Gorges
  • Katahdin Outfitters – No Duck Left Behind Paddle


  • Omega Benefit Strategies
  • Katahdin Federal Credit Union
  • Versant Power
  • L.L. Bean
  • Millinocket Regional Hospital
  • Elliotsville Foundation Inc.
  • Tanous & Snow, LLC

Class IV Whitewater

  • Emery Lee & Sons Inc.


  • Appalachian Trail Café
  • Scotts Company


  • Angelo’s Pizza Grille
  • Maine Heritage Timber

Fine Dining

  • Mt. Chase Lodge
  • Ellis Family Market
  • Jandreau’s Greenhouse
  • Dwayne Jandreau
  • Michael R. Crowley
  • Susan Young
  • Anita Mueller
  • Lita Lu
  • Joy Allen McEwen
  • Gail Morrison Fanjoy
  • Zachary McEwen
  • Kristi Shawn
  • Mederick Cote
  • Stewart Guay
  • Laurie York
  • Kathy Civiello
  • Bobbie’s Gardens
  • Brianna Page Robbins
  • John M. Montgomery
  • Margie King
  • Andrew Doody
  • Gail Deabay Rucci
  • Deb Rountree
  • Amy Collinsworth 
  • Alex Groat
  • Mark & Sherry Kowalski
  • 5 Lakes Lodge
  • Town of Medway
  • Gracie’s Aunt Closet/Emporium
  • Nancy Dewitt