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Hannaford donates $1 million to support hunger relief efforts
Hannaford’s Fuel Kids at School initiative to establish 90 school food pantries across northeast, including 30 in Maine Scarborough, ME—Hannaford Supermarkets announced today a …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Announces New Board Members
AUBURN, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank, Maine’s largest hunger-relief organization, announces the appointment of two new board of directors’ members, David Reifschneider and …
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New England Cancer Specialists Named 2019 ACCC Innovator
AUBURN, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank would like to congratulate its partner, New England Cancer Specialist, on being recognized as one of the …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Celebrates Opening of New Food Distribution Center in Hampden
HAMPDEN, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank President Kristen Miale announced the opening of the organization’s new food distribution center in Hampden, Maine, today. …
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Why eliminating food insecurity in Maine is good for business
What do an engineering firm, a bank, a utility company, and a car dealership have in common? CES, Inc., Machias Savings Bank, Emera Maine …
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Cooking Matters Maine Provides Programming to a Milestone of 30,000 Mainers
In nine short years, Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Cooking Matters programming reached more than 30,000 Maine-based participants. Cooking Matters Maine provides hands-on cooking and …
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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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“Greater Than Groceries” | How Hannaford Supermarkets Goes Above and Beyond for our Neighbors in Need
Recently, our friends at Hannaford Supermarkets debuted a commercial that takes shoppers on a creative tour of their sustainable business practices. “Greater Than Groceries” …
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Fritz and Susan Onion Matching New Gifts to Capital Campaign
HAMPDEN, Maine – Fritz and Susan Onion have made a gift to Good Shepherd Food Bank that will match new gifts to the Food for …
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From Food Insecure to Entrepreneur | A Summer Meal Success Story
Nick Mullins stands with his wife Kortnie on the front porch of the five bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house they’re renovating in Bangor. Over the …
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Governor signs bill to continue funding for Mainers Feeding Mainers program
Farms across Maine will once again grow food for hunger relief programs this season AUBURN, Maine – Governor Mills has signed a bill to …
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How the Food Moves | Meet Lyndon Hopkins, Hampden Distribution Center Manager
As we continue counting down to the grand opening of our new 40,000 square foot distribution center in Hampden that will help us distribute …
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