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Ocean State Job Lot Donates Tractor-Trailer Load of Food to Good Shepherd Food Bank
  AUBURN, ME.  (September 14, 2017):  Ocean State Job Lot, a discount retail chain headquartered in North Kingstown, R.I., made a donation to Good …
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Hunger on the Rise Again in Maine
AUBURN – While the nation as a whole has continued to make progress against hunger, a new report released this week from the US …
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Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® Partners With Shaw’s to Donate More Than 35,000 Pounds of Protein to Good Shepherd Food Bank
AUBURN, Maine, July 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become …
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BJ’s Wholesale Club Announces $100,000 Grant to Good Shepherd Food Bank
AUBURN, Maine (July 13, 2017) – BJ’s Wholesale Club today announced a $100,000 donation from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation to Good Shepherd Food Bank, …
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Grow your own vegetables
Growing your own vegetables can be an inexpensive, fun way to supply yourself with fresh produce. Even though it is already July, it is …
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Kathy’s Story
After not being able to qualify for benefits, downsizing from a house to an apartment due to the cost and maintenance, and receiving a …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Nonprofits to Sponsor Six Summer Meals Sites
Good Shepherd Food Bank Partners With Bangor & Brewer Nonprofits to Sponsor Six Summer Meals Sites Sites will offer free meals to Bangor/Brewer youth …
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2017 School Partner Awards
  As the 2016-2017 school year comes to a close, Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Child Hunger Team would like to extend a sincere thank you to …
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“Lobster at the soup kitchen tonight!”
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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Maine Seniors are Going Hungry
Guest post by Olivia Dooley, Senior Hunger AmeriCorps VISTA Throughout the month of May, Good Shepherd Food Bank has shared some startling statistics about …
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Collaborating to Address Senior Hunger in Maine
Guest post by Robert Crone, Director of Nutrition Services, Eastern Area Agency on Aging   Hunger is a serious threat facing thousands of seniors …
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Good Shepherd Food Bank Releases Report on Senior Hunger in Maine to Raise Awareness During Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month and Good Shepherd Food Bank is taking the opportunity to highlight the growing problem of senior hunger in Maine by releasing a new report.
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