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Good Shepherd Food Bank Names New Vice President of Community Partnerships
Good Shepherd Food Bank is pleased to announce its recent promotion of Shannon Coffin, the new vice president of community partnerships. “Growing up in …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Announces New Board Members
Good Shepherd Food Bank, Maine’s largest hunger-relief organization, announces the appointment of two new board of directors’ members, Dora Anne Mills and Peter Forester. …
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Culturally Relevant Food in the Hands of Mainers in Need
In the wake of COVID-19, Good Shepherd Food Bank pivoted its operations and began distributing pre-packed boxes of shelf-stable foods to support food pantries …
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Community Redistribution Fund Grants Awards
Grants were made to organizations working closely and primarily with BIPOC (Black and Indigenous people and People of Color), immigrant, and refugee communities. Good …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners with Maine Shared CHNA to Help Address Hunger
Good Shepherd Food Bank and the Maine Shared Community Health Needs Assessment collaborative, which includes Central Maine Healthcare, MaineGeneral Health, MaineHealth, Northern Light Health, …
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Food Bank Call on Congress to Address Food Insecurity in Next Coronavirus Relief Legislation
Good Shepherd Food Bank calls on Congress for Action As Congress returns to Washington DC this week, Good Shepherd Food Bank urges our Members …
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Hannaford Joins Pineland Farms Cheese Donation Efforts
Pineland Farms Dairy announced today that Hannaford Supermarkets joined their cheese donation efforts aimed at addressing hunger relief and helping Maine dairy farmers. Hannaford …
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Inclusion. Partnership. A statement from Good Shepherd Food Bank.
Good Shepherd Food Bank stands in solidarity with Black communities by denouncing the horrific acts of injustice and violence perpetrated against Black people in …
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Neighbors Helping Neighbors
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, 4 in 10 individuals served by food banks and pantries are new to charitable food assistance. With …
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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 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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New Partnership Supports Maine Dairy Farmers and Helps Hungry Mainers
In a unique arrangement, four diverse Maine organizations are teaming up to address hunger relief and support Maine dairy farmers. Good Shepherd Food Bank, …
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