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 Brewer children can receive free nutritious meals throughout the summer. Meals are available to go.
Through partnerships with the Bangor School Department, Bangor Boys & Girls Club, Maine Discovery Museum, and Brewer Housing Authority meals will be offered at the following sites:
Brewer Housing Authority
Rinfret Drive Pavilion Brewer
M – F 12 – 1pm June 15 – Aug 21
Capehart Community Center
161 Davis Road Bangor
M – F 11:30 – 12:30 June 15 – Aug 21
58 13th Street Bangor
M/W/F 11:30 – 12:30 June 15 – July 31
Maine Discovery Museum*
74 Main St, Bangor M-F 11am – 12pm July 6 – July 31
Bangor Boys & Girls Club*
26 Downeast Circle Bangor
Breakfast: 8:30 – 9am Lunch: 11:30 – 12:30pm
June 15 – August 21
“We are excited to once again sponsor the Summer Food Service Program in Bangor and Brewer,” says Kristen Miale, president of Good Shepherd Food Bank. “During the COVID-19 pandemic, child food insecurity rates could grow by nearly 50%, meaning the number of children struggling with hunger in Maine will increase to more than 70,000. With our partners in the area, we’re working to make sure more kids in the Bangor region have access to nutritious meals this summer.”
The Food Bank estimates it will reach more than 125 children daily with the Summer Lunch program. Meals are provided to all children under age 18 without charge. *The meal program at these sites is available only to children enrolled in the site’s summer programming.
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