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Food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries in Maine

Adopt-A-Block of Aroostook
Houlton, ME 04730
Details: Adopt-A-Block of Aroostook provides, food, clothing and furniture FREE of charge to those who are in need.
Andover Food Pantry
Andover, ME 04216
Details: The Andover Food Pantry is a non-profit, non-denominational, volunteer community organization. The pantry is a free-of-charge, supplemental, weekly food program offering 2-3 days of meals to any family in the region with either a short or long term need. Anyone living in Andover, Upton, Roxbury (from the Frye Bridge up to Andover) and Byron is eligible to use the pantry upon completion of registration. Proof of residency is required and financial need will be addressed. The Andover Food Pantry does not discriminate against race, religion, sex, or age. The Andover Food Pantry and its volunteers value and respect the privacy rights of its recipients. The food pantry's hours are 9-10 each Tuesday.
Auburn Seventh-day Adventist Church Food Pantry
Auburn, ME 04210
Details: Hours: Tuesdays 9am-12 noon. We are a designated food pantry for residents of Auburn only by the Good Shepherd Food Bank. We model the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by providing food to the hungry and needy people of the City of Auburn. This mission is carried out by a volunteer work force using donated food and money. We follow the Good Shepherd Food Bank guidelines for eligibility.
Brownfield Food Pantry
Brownfield, ME 04010
Details: Brownfield Food Pantry is open the third Thursday of each month from 1-5 pm. We serve the towns of Hiram, Porter, Brownfield, Denmark, Fryeburg, Lovell, Stoneham, Stowe, Sweden, Albany township and Chatham Nh.
Buckfield Community Church Food Pantry
Buckfield, ME 04220
Details: Buckfield Community Church Food Pantry is open the 2nd Wed. of each month from 11 to 2 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. We are closed on no school snow days and holidays.
Community Baptist Church Food Pantry
Sabattus, ME 04280
Community Lunch Program
Norway, ME 04268
Details: The Community Lunch Program has been serving free hot lunches at our church on Wednesdays between 11:30 and 12:30 for over twenty years. One of our church members, Leland Millett, is a founding member of this important social service activity, and he has worked tirelessly on its behalf. The lunch is sponsored by the Oxford Hills Association of Area Churches (OHAAC), which is composed of 10 churches at this time. These churches supply both cooks and staff, and there are also volunteers from the community who help in the kitchen, serve and clean up. In 2012 alone, 7,405 meals were served at an average cost of $.38 per meal! This lunch benefits many people from our community with warm food, friendly faces and an atmosphere of encouragement.
Deacons Food Pantry
Leeds, ME 04263
Free Community Meals at Curtis Lake Church
Sanford, ME 04073
Details: Every Monday and Wednesday evening, we serve a freshly-prepared, nutritious meal in our multi-purpose room. Many families join us because the free meals help them make ends meet, while others drop by for dinner with other people. Of course, we know plenty of folks who come because the food is great! Our doors open at 4:45PM and table service begins at 5:00PM. The meal wraps up by 5:45 so we can clean and prepare the room for other events. The Monday evening menus vary weekly, while the Wednesday evening menu generally features a pasta main course. Our free community meals are made possible by the generosity of donors to our Benevolence Fund and by our partnership with Good Shepherd Food Bank.
Friends Helping Friends Food Pantry
Fort Fairfield, ME 04742
Details: Friends Helping Friends is an organization made up of powerful ministries led by caring individuals who want to do the will of God. Through our Food Pantry Ministry we reach out to the entire town of Fort Fairfield and neighboring towns if needed. Every citizen who is in need of food assistance applies for our service with our allocated form. If the applicant qualifies then we give them a food box once a month. We have a delivery service for our seniors, disabled, and those individuals with out vehicle access. Our delivery day is the second Sunday of each month. For those with vehicles we are open for pick up the Monday after the 2nd Sunday. We also are available for emergencies through out the month, we truly believe that no one should go hungry especially children. We receive/purchase our food from several different sources: Good Shepherd Food Bank, Auburn Maine (90% of our food purchases), Catholic Charities, Local Food Drives, Individual donations, Local grocery stores.
High Street Congregational Church Food Pantry
Auburn, ME 04210
Details: It is an unfortunate reality that many people in our community are food insecure. High Street is one of a small group of area churches who work together, with the support of the Good Shepard Food Bank, to try to help families by supplying a once a month allotment of food. High Street provides the space for this volunteer-staffed ministry every Thursday morning from 9:30-11:30. Donations of food, especially high protein, non-perishable items such as peanut butter and tuna fish are always highly desired as are financial donations and the gift of time.
Island Food Pantry
Stonington , ME 04681
Details: Thursdays: 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Jewish Family Services Food Pantry
Portland, ME 04103
Details: The pantry is open Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment, and serves families and individuals from all over Cumberland and York Counties. Visitors may pick up two bags of food per month. A dedicated fund provides diapers and wipes to families with young children. We are affiliated with Good Shepard Food Bank and the Wayside Food Programs.
Jonesport Food Pantry
Jonesport, ME 04649
Details: Regular pantry hours are Wednesdays 9:00 - 11:30 AM and 5:30 - 7:00 PM. (During Dec and Jan there will be no evening hours)
Loaves & Fishes & The Food Pantry
Sabattus, ME 04280
Details: Based on the Scripture of Jesus' miraculous multiplication of the loaves and fishes, our group was established to provide assistance to people in crisis. Loaves & Fishes and the food pantry is headquartered in the Sabattus Dominican convent, and serves all qualified residents of the Sabattus area, regardless of religious affiliation. The food pantry receives food from the USDA food program through Community Concepts and the Good Shepherd Food Bank for weekly and emergency distribution to all Sabattus area residents. We also receive food from other area businesses on a regular basis. Since 1997, thanks to the generosity of so many, Loaves & Fishes has helped multiple individuals and families in need.