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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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Food AND Medicine Helps Recruit Volunteers
Food AND Medicine is a local, grassroots nonprofit established in 2001 that works on issues surrounding workers’ rights and economic justice in the Bangor …
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Harold Alfond Foundation Grants $1M to Good Shepherd Food Bank for COVID-19 Response
The Harold Alfond Foundation has awarded Good Shepherd Food Bank, Maine’s largest hunger-relief organization, a $1,000,000 grant to support hunger relief efforts that are …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Projects $6.3M in New Costs Due to COVID-19 Crisis
Good Shepherd Food Bank, Maine’s largest hunger-relief organization, announced that an estimated $6.3M in additional resources will be needed over a six-month period to …
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Food Banks, Food Pantries and Meal Sites Deemed Essential Service
IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2020 AUBURN, Maine – Good Shepherd Food Bank and its network of 450+ agency partners—including food pantries and meal sites—have …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners with L.L.Bean to Accelerate Food Access
Good Shepherd Food Bank, Maine’s largest hunger-relief organization, and L.L.Bean, one of the state’s largest companies, have partnered to accelerate food access for Mainers …
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