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Our development team provides support for our family of donors at every level – whether that is operations helping with processing a gift, donor relations assisting with an event, or philanthropy advisors working closely with our donors to align their philanthropic goals and strategies with the programs offered by Good Shepherd Food Bank.

Make a Difference With Us

You can make a one-time gift or become a member of Thrive365, our monthly giving program. Just select “monthly” option when you donate on our secure website. We also accept donations over the phone by calling (207) 782-3554 ext. 1142 or by mail at Good Shepherd Food Bank, PO Box 1807, Auburn, ME 04211-1807.

Become a member of the JoAnn Pike Legacy Circle and offer a helping hand to the future. You can find more information here, including a downloadable Personal Estate Planning Kit.

We invite any socially responsible corporation or corporate foundation to help support us in our mission of reducing food insecurity through monetary gifts and/or food donations. For more information, check out our corporate partner page or contact Georgia Jenkins (

We also offer the ability to make donations of stock, tribute gifts, employer matching gifts, and more. Contact our Development team ( for more information or if you have any questions.

Donor Privacy Policy

Good Shepherd Food Bank will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity nor send mailings to our donors on behalf of other organizations.

This policy applies to all information received by Good Shepherd Food Bank both online and offline, on any platform, as well as any electronic, written or oral communications.

To the extent any donations are processed through a third-party service provider, our donors’ information will only be used for purposes necessary to process the donation.

Partnering for the Future

Want to become a partner in building a future where all Mainers are food secure? We offer organizations the options to show support by hosting a speaker, publicly presenting a check, or partnering with us for cause marketing. We also offer numerous ways to get involved as an individual or group – including donating money, offering your time, or hosting fundraisers.

Crowd gathered in front of the Hampden Distribution Center with Kristen Miale on stage

Request a Speaker

Request a speaker for your event to bring awareness to the issue of food insecurity in our state and how we are building a stronger, more resilient Maine together.

Maine Credit Union League presents a donation for $20,000 at the Hampden distribution center.

Check Presentation

We’re happy to accept checks of all sizes. If your organization is interested in publicly presenting a monetary donation, please submit the application below.

Cause Marketing

Give your customers and employees a way to help reduce food insecurity in Maine while promoting your brand or company. Learn more about how your organization can implement a benefit for Good Shepherd Food Bank.

The Individual and Corporate Giving Team

Our Major and Planned Giving Team, including our Philanthropy Advisors, works closely with donors to align their philanthropic goals and strategies with the work of Good Shepherd Food Bank. We also have a Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer who partners with socially-responsible corporations to maximize their impact.



The Donor Relations Team

Meet the team that supports our donors’ goals and strategies.



The Development Operations Team

Meet the team that supports our donors’ goals and strategies.



Annual Reports, Strategic Plans, & Financials

Review our annual reports, strategic plans, and financial documents to see how Good Shepherd Food Bank’s efforts have made an impact.