Press Release

RELEASE DATE:09/06/16
HEALTHREACH CONTACT:Communications Department
TELEPHONE:207.660.9914
EMAIL:Communications@HealthReach.org

Food Mobile to Return to Bingham this month

Bingham Area Health Center will host a food distributions September 28

WHAT: Good Shepherd Food Bank’s Food Mobile will be distributing food, including fresh produce, meat, and non-perishable items to people in need in the Bingham area. 

WHO: Anyone in need of emergency food assistance in Bingham and the surrounding area is welcome to attend.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM

WHERE: Bingham Area Health Center, 237 Main Street, Bingham

WHY: Good Shepherd Food Bank's Food Mobile program allows us to expand our outreach to Maine's neediest and most underserved communities. Designed to be a low-barrier distribution, our Food Mobile visits communities with a demand for emergency and supplemental food that has outgrown the capacity of local food pantries.
 
This distribution has been made possible through the generosity of Doree Taylor Foundation.
 
For more information about this Food Mobile distribution, please contact Bingham Area Health Center at (207) 672-4187.

An additional Food Mobile distribution will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM.

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About Good Shepherd Food Bank
The largest hunger relief organization in Maine, Good Shepherd Food Bank provides for those at risk of hunger by acquiring surplus and purchased food and distributing that food to more than 400 partner agencies across Maine.  Since 1981, the Food Bank has partnered with individuals, businesses, and farmers to alleviate hunger and build community relationships.  In 2014 the Food Bank distributed 21 million pounds of food to families in need through its programs and partner network.  Phone:  (207) 782-3554; Website:  www.gsfb.org; Facebook: www.facebook.com/feedingmaine; Twitter: www.twitter.com/feedingmaine

About Bingham Area Health Center
Bingham Area Health Center is part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a group of eleven Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central and Western Maine. Bingham offers a range of services including family medical care, counseling, and general dentistry to residents of Bingham, Solon, Moscow, Madison, Skowhegan, Embden, Anson and neighboring towns. A reduced fee program is available to uninsured and underinsured residents.

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