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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.

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Get involved with Good Shepherd Food Bank

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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.

Become a Donor

There are many ways to donate and our dedicated development team is here to help you figure out the best way of giving that works for you.

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 can help 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, family, coworkers, or employees.

Gifts of Stock

Consider investing in our efforts. Contact us for stock transfer instructions.

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Honor a loved one with a tribute donation. When you make your gift, include contact information if you’d like us to notify the recipient or their family.

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,
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