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 Whitefield area.
WHO: Anyone in need of emergency food assistance in Whitefield and the surrounding area is welcome to attend.
WHEN: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 from 10:30 AM to noon
WHERE: Whitefield Lion’s Club, 52 Main Street, Coopers Mills, 04341
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 the Elizabeth Ann Leach Charitable Trust.
For more information about this Food Mobile distribution, please contact Sheepscot Valley Health Center at (207) 549-7581.
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
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About Sheepscot Valley Health Center
Sheepscot Valley Health Center
is part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a group of eleven Federally Qualified Health Centers in Central and Western Maine. Sheepscot offers a range of services including family medical care, counseling, and care management to residents of Whitefield, Windsor, Augusta, Jefferson, Washington, Chelsea, South China, and neighboring towns. A reduced fee program is available to uninsured and underinsured residents.