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Our volunteers, donors, advocates, and partners allow Good Shepherd Food Bank to extend our reach and maximize our efforts to eliminate hunger in Maine.

Get involved with Good Shepherd Food Bank

A volunteer gives cucumbers to a guest at the GSFB Food Mobile in Biddeford.

Become a Volunteer

Our volunteer program provides opportunities for individuals or groups to help sort, pack, and distribute food to those in need in our community.

Group of people standing in a Good Shepherd Food Bank distribution center during the Auburn 131st Legislature Tour

Become a Donor

You can make a one-time gift or become a member of Thrive365, our monthly giving program. Just select “monthly” option when you donate on our secure site.

Become a Corporate Partner

Measure your impact with meals. Join our group of socially responsible corporations who support our mission through monetary gifts and/or food donations.

Many ways to give

No matter where you are, we can use your help.

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A donation of just $10 a month will enable us to provide 20 meals.

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Estate Planning

Plan to give in the future through a formal financial or estate plan.

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Raise funds to eliminate hunger through contributions from your next event.

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Virtual Food Drive

Host a Virtual Food Drive to raise funds with your friends using your social network.

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Stock & Tribute

Consider investing in our efforts or honor a loved one with a tribute donation.

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Employer Match

Collaborate to do better together. Match your employees’ contributions.

Donate to our pantries


We invite you to volunteer your time or stop by your local partner agency to drop off fresh produce, meat, dairy, canned goods, dry goods, or toiletry items at your convenience.


Our food bank relies on local food producers and organizations – called Food Industry Partners – to keep our 600+ local partner agencies stocked with accessible nutrition throughout the state.

For information about becoming a Food Industry Partner, please contact:

  • Mary Crockett, at (207) 782-3554 ext. 1146,
  • Nancy Perry, at (207) 782-3554 ext. 1109,