Category: Research

Investment in Advocacy and Research as New Hunger Data Reveals Mixed Results for Maine
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Maine’s Good Shepherd Food Bank Releases 2021 Hunger Projections
Pandemic-level rates of food insecurity are on the decline, yet an estimated 13.5 percent of Mainers still expected to face hunger Nearly 14 months …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Releases Hunger Projections by County
Southern Maine Counties Expected to See Greatest Increase in Hunger Due to COVID-19 but Northernmost Counties Will Still See Highest Rates of Hunger Hunger …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Projects $6.3M in New Costs Due to COVID-19 Crisis
Good Shepherd Food Bank, Maine’s largest hunger-relief organization, announced that an estimated $6.3M in additional resources will be needed over a six-month period to …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Releases Report on Senior Hunger in Maine to Raise Awareness During Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month and Good Shepherd Food Bank is taking the opportunity to highlight the growing problem of senior hunger in Maine by releasing a new report.
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Comprehensive Study of Hunger in Maine Reveals Persistent and Widespread Suffering
As the Maine State Legislature begins considering budget proposals and bills aimed at further restricting the state’s safety net, a research study by Preble Street and Good Shepherd Food Bank reveals that recent policy changes to food assistance programs have already intensified the suffering and hunger of many Mainers.
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FACE OF HUNGER IN MAINE REVEALED BY NEW GOOD SHEPHERD FOOD BANK REPORT
Largest, Most Comprehensive Analysis of Charitable Food Assistance in Maine Reports 178,000 People Served by Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Network Annually   AUBURN – …
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Map the Meal Gap Shows Hunger in Every Maine County
On Monday April 21, 2014 Feeding America released its annual Map the Meal Gap study, which determines food insecurity rates in every county in …
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Hunger in America Study – volunteers needed
Here at Good Shepherd Food Bank, we’re busy working on an exciting project – Hunger in America 2014 (‘the Hunger Study’), a unique national …
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Coming Soon – a statewide needs assesment of child hunger in Maine
This past August I began my two year position as a Feeding America Child Hunger Corps Member. I eagerly entered into this job, equipped …
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USDA Report Shows That Food Insecurity Remains High; More Than 50 Million Americans Face Hunger
In Maine, nearly 200,000 people are at risk of going hungry Auburn, ME (Sept. 13, 2012) – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) …
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Reaching seniors in need
I first learned of the Senior Food Mobile model as a way to reach food insecure senior citizens in Oklahoma about a year ago …
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