New Report: Hunger in Maine 2014Hunger in Maine Report_promo

A new study by Good Shepherd Food Bank and Feeding America, Hunger in Maine 2014, shows that 1 in 7 Mainers, or an estimated 178,000 people, turn to Maine food pantries and meal service programs to feed themselves and their families.

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Host Your Own Virtual Food Drive

vfd-headerOne in seven Mainers depends on their local food assistance charity to feed their family. By hosting a Virtual Food Drive, you can fundraise to help make sure these families have warm meals this winter.

Setting up your online food drive is easy – just a few simple steps and you’re ready to share your fundraiser with family & friends!

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A quarter of Maine’s children face hunger

The statistic is hard to believe, and yet it’s true – one in four Maine children are not receiving the nutritious food they need to grow, learn, and thrive. To combat this serious problem, Good Shepherd Food Bank and our partners have developed several programs to provide food to Maine kids when they need it most.

Learn more about our Child Hunger Programs >