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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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How our new Hampden facility will help northern Maine
Since Good Shepherd Food Bank kicked off our Food For All campaign in May 2018, we’ve heard from many donors who didn’t realize food …
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Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Organizations to Sponsor Five Summer Meals Sites
Sites will offer free meals to Bangor/Brewer youth throughout summer Bangor, ME – Good Shepherd Food Bank will once again sponsor open Summer Meals …
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Food as Medicine | How Good Shepherd Food Bank is helping fill “prescriptions” for healthy food
Diet fads come and go but if there’s one piece of nutritional wisdom that’s truly stood the test of time it’s “you are what …
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How the Food Moves | Meet Kai Loundon, Community Resource Representative
Did you know Good Shepherd Food Bank distributes over 25 million meals every year to food insecure people in Maine? It’s true, but we …
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News Center Maine Telethon Raises Awareness of Hunger and $137,000 for the Food Bank
On Thursday, May 2, the second annual NEWS CENTER Maine Feed Maine telethon raised more than $130,000 for the Good Shepherd Food Bank. It …
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