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Maine Hunger-relief Agencies Receive $725,000 in Grants from Good Shepherd Food Bank

Maine Hunger-relief Agencies Receive $725,000 in Grants from Good Shepherd Food Bank

Capacity Building Grants awarded to partner agencies to make improvements

Good Shepherd Food Bank is pleased to announce the recipients of their annual Capacity Building Grant Awards. The purpose of the grant program is to support the Food Bank’s partner network in increasing food access in local communities through organizational and financial stability, program quality, and growth.

Pantries partners can use the funds for reach-in coolers, walk-in refrigerators, shelving, increasing access times, food safety, technology, transportation, or any other project they know will improve their effectiveness and capacity to move more food into their communities.

For a full list of the 29 partner agency grantees and their projects, please see below.

Award list:

  • Adopt A Block Of Aroostook, Aroostook County
  • Bar Harbor Food Pantry, Hancock County
  • Belfast Soup Kitchen, Waldo County
  • Biddeford Food Pantry, York County
  • Canton Baptist Church Food Pantry, Oxford County
  • Caring Community Cupboard, Penobscot County
  • CenterPoint Community Church Food Pantry, Somerset County
  • Chelsea Food Bank, Kennebec County
  • Church of Community Outreach Services, York County
  • Clifton Community Food Bank, Penobscot County
  • Cornville/Athens Food Cupboard, Somerset County
  • Eastern Area Agency on Aging, Penobscot County
  • Family Food Pantry of Carmel, Penobscot County
  • Footprints, York County
  • High Street Congregational Church Food Pantry, Androscoggin County
  • HOME Inc, Hancock County
  • Jefferson Area Community Food Pantry, Lincoln County
  • Living Waters, Franklin County
  • Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services (MEIRS), Androscoggin County
  • North Berwick Food Pantry, York County
  • Penobscot Community Health Center, Inc. (PCHC) – Hope House Health and Living Center, Penobscot County
  • Saco Meals Program, York County
  • SeniorsPlus, Androscoggin County
  • St. Mary’s Food Pantry, Androscoggin County
  • Standish Food Pantry, Cumberland County
  • Stroudwater Christian Church Food Pantry, Cumberland County
  • Trinity Jubilee Center, Androscoggin County
  • Waldoboro Food Pantry, Lincoln County
  • Winslow Community Cupboard, Kennebec County

For full network partner agency list, please visit our Find Food Map.