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Good Shepherd Food Bank Named as One of Maine’s Best Places to Work in 2020
Good Shepherd Food Bank was recently named as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Maine. The awards program was created in …
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Now More Than Ever, Good Shepherd Food Bank Needs Support in the Fight Against Hunger
 Feeding America Network Food Banks across the Country Unite for Hunger Action Month Amid COVID-19 Pandemic Hunger impacts people in every corner of the …
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How to Host a Successful Food Drive this Holiday Season
With the holidays right around the corner, Good Shepherd Food Bank and our network of over 500 hunger-relief agencies across Maine are preparing to …
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Hampden Location of Maine Food Bank Temporarily Suspends Operations After Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus
HAMPDEN, Maine – The Hampden location of Good Shepherd Food Bank will be temporarily suspending operations today after an employee there tested positive for …
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Stories from the Road: School Partners Rally in Crisis to Meet Statewide Need
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Food Insecurity Leaders Advocate and Adapt Through COVID-19
Throughout the spring and summer, Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Building Advocates Leadership Program’s graduates used their skills and lived experience to advocate for necessary …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Announces Corporate Partners for a Hunger-Free Maine
Corporate Partners for a Hunger-Free Maine is a group of socially responsible corporations and their corporate foundations that support Good Shepherd Food Bank in …
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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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