Category: Child Hunger

Good Shepherd Food Bank Participates in USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program
Bangor, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank announces its participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. “Afterschool should be a fun time …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Nonprofits to Sponsor Seven Summer Lunch Sites
Sites will offer free meals to Bangor/Brewer youth throughout the summer BANGOR, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank will once again sponsor Summer Lunch …
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Community Fundraiser Spotlight – Cookie Love 207
All across the state, Mainers are helping their communities fight hunger by coordinating creative fundraisers to raise awareness and funds to help feed Mainers …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Nonprofits to Sponsor Five Summer Lunch Sites
Sites will offer free meals to Bangor/Brewer youth throughout summer Good Shepherd Food Bank will once again sponsor Summer Lunch sites where Bangor and …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Participates in USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program
AUBURN, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank announces its participation in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program. “Afterschool should be a fun …
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Annual School Pantry Capacity Building Grants Announced
AUBURN, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank recently announced the recipients of their annual School Pantry Capacity Building Grant program. Funded on a competitive …
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What child hunger looks like in the classroom
Jen Montgomery-Rice of Hampden spent 25 years teaching and caring for children in both Maine and Massachusetts public schools and her own childcare/preschool business …
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Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Organizations to Sponsor Five Summer Meals Sites
Sites will offer free meals to Bangor/Brewer youth throughout summer Bangor, ME – Good Shepherd Food Bank will once again sponsor open Summer Meals …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Nonprofits to Sponsor Six Summer Meals Sites
Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Nonprofits to Sponsor Six Summer Meals Sites Sites will offer free meals to Bangor/Brewer youth …
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2017 School Partner Awards
  As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close, Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Child Hunger Team would like to extend a sincere thank you to …
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Cooking Matters: When Food Is Medicine
On a Tuesday night in November, the café at Maine Medical Center transformed. A radio, interrupted occasionally by the sound of a blender, played pop-tunes, and the room whirred with activity. Vegetables of purples, greens, and yellows were strewn across the tables. Participants laughed as they learned the art of chopping and sautéing. Physicians donned in white coats frequented the hospital’s café at peak hours, but on this Tuesday night it was a chef’s double breasted white coat commanding authority.
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Maine Dairy Promotion Board and Good Shepherd Food Bank Bring Milk to School Food Pantries with Milk2MyPlate
Milk is one of the most requested items at food banks across the country, but food banks rarely have enough to go around, according to Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger relief charity. The 46.5 million food bank clients nationwide each receive less than one gallon of milk per year, on average.
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