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Giving Tuesday
This time of year is hard for everyone. The increased cost of heating a home, holiday expenses, vehicle maintenance, there are many things that …
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Chase Stream Farm
For many, the answer to “What would you like to do when you retire?” is something that includes relaxing, traveling, maybe picking up a …
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“I want to thank you for all the stuff you bring in,”
It is easy to talk about the importance of eating vegetables and other nutritious foods. Most people know that if you eat fruits and …
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Oakhurst Dairy Makes $50,000 Matching Gift to Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Capital Campaign
Oakhurst encourages others to donate by matching gifts dollar-for-dollar Hampden, ME –Oakhurst Dairy has pledged a generous matching challenge gift to Good Shepherd Food …
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Meeting the Need Where You Least Expect It
Guest post by GSFB Board Member and Kennebunkport Festival Committee Member, Jim Darroch Located within a forty-minute drive of Portland and less than two hours …
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The News Center Maine Telethon | Behind the Scenes Facts Everyone Needs To Know
Guest post by: Jim Darroch GSFB Board Member From PBS to Jerry Lewis, I’ve seen my share of telethons but I’ve never once thought about …
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Hampden Distribution Center
Groundbreaking Ceremony & Campaign Announcement May 23, 2018 – 10:00 a.m. Good Shepherd Food Bank 11 Penobscot Meadow Dr., Hampden, ME Good Shepherd Food …
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Gregory’s Story
Gregory worked in non-profits for 40 years helping others, and he has the stories to prove it. He lets out a hearty laugh while …
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News Center Maine’s Feed Maine
  NEWS CENTER and Good Shepherd Food Bank began a partnership more than 10 years ago with an annual Feed ME one-day food drive. …
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As Told By Zoey
Eleven-year-old Zoey uses the free lunch program in Bangor during the summer. When school starts, she receives free meals at school, the lunch program helps her mom stretch their tight budget further.
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Next Generation Foundation Awards $1 Million to Good Shepherd Food Bank
Good Shepherd Food Bank has received a $1,000,000 grant from Next Generation Foundation to help fund significant improvements to the organization’s Hampden distribution center. Once renovations are complete, the Food Bank will have the capacity to distribute an additional 10 million meals per year across the state, including nourishing perishable food.
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More locally grown food will go to individuals at risk of going hungry through Hannaford Helps
Scarborough, Maine – Hannaford Supermarkets today announced more than $400,000 in donations to strengthen the connection between local food producers and organizations that serve …
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