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  • Hunger is a reality for thousands of Maine families

    Hunger is a growing problem in Maine and across the nation. Today, 200,000 Mainers, including nearly 1 in 4 children, struggle with hunger. Learn more about hunger in Maine.

  • Reaching communities from Kittery to Fort Kent

    For more than 30 years, the Food Bank has worked with a network of partner agencies to distribute nutritious food to hungry families throughout Maine. For every $1 donated, we provide 4 meals. Find out how we’re helping in your community.

  • Working together to end hunger in Maine

    Our partner agencies are on the front lines of hunger relief, serving the most vulnerable people in their communities. Through this efficient network, more than 100,000 Mainers are receiving crucial food assistance each month. Find your local hunger relief charity.

  • Together we can solve hunger

    The Food Bank depends on volunteers to help us distribute 13 million meals a year to Mainers facing hunger. When you volunteer your time and expertise, you make a positive impact in your community. Find out how you can join us in the fight against hunger today.

September is Hunger Action Month

HAM_LOGO_RGB (web)Join Good Shepherd Food Bank, Feeding America, and hunger relief organizations across the nation as we raise awareness about hunger in America this September. Together we can make a difference. Together we can solve hunger.

Learn more about Hunger Action Month and find ways to take action >

Maine food for Maine families

Spiller_Sign_smThe state of Maine is rich with natural resources, including the fertile land and sea that together form the foundation of our growing agricultural industry. Given the bounty that surrounds us each harvest season, Good Shepherd Food Bank decided to take advantage of our local resources and form partnerships with Maine farmers.

Together, we’re putting nutritious, local foods on more Maine tables.

Watch the Mainers Feeding Mainers video >

Thank you for your generous supportFeed Maine Alt Logo_3D

Thank you to everyone who came out to support the 9th Annual Feed Maine Food Drive sponsored by WCSH 6 / WLBZ 2 and Hannaford Supermarkets! We had a very successful day, and thanks to your donations, we raised enough funds and food to provide 88,300 meals for Mainers facing hunger.

Visit our Facebook page for photos of the event >