Together with Feeding America, we are working to ensure that:
Based on these priorities, we work to engage policymakers and mobilize the public on behalf of vital hunger relief programs. Federal nutrition programs are a crucial safety net for hundreds of thousands of Maine families.
Help us advocate for programs and policies that relieve individuals and families struggling to get by. Your voice can and will make a difference.
Contact your local delegates and tell them that Maine needs strong SNAP, General Assistance, school nutrition, and summer meal programs.
The Food Bank created the Advocacy Advisory Council in 2022 to support building our advocacy agendas to address the root causes of hunger, created in collaboration by an equal partnership of people with lived experience, staff, and members from Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Board of Directors and community organizations.
Our Council is currently full; the next application period will begin in 2024. Stay tuned for details.
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