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NEWS CENTER's Feed Maine Food Drive - May 4

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NEWS CENTER's Feed Maine Food Drive is May 4.  Meet NEWS CENTER personalities as we broadcast live from Hannaford Supermarket locations in Auburn, Augusta, Bangor (Airport Mall), Sanford,  & Scarborough.

Summer is one of those most challenging times for families at risk of hunger. All donated food benefits the Good Shepherd Food-Bank, preventing hunger for tens of thousands of Maine families every day.

Most Needed Foods

  • Canned Meats (tuna, chicken, turkey, ham, spam, sausages, etc.)
  • Canned Vegetables & Beans
  • Canned Fruit
  • Instant Potatoes & Rice
  • Canned Soups
  • Ravioli and Canned Pasta
  • Peanut Butter
  • Macaroni and Cheese

Why are people hungry? (Source: gsfb.org)
Basically, there's no good reason for people in Maine to go hungry. There's plenty of food. The problem has always been overcoming the economic and political obstacles that prevent food from reaching those who need it. Ending hunger means solving these more systemic problems while, at the same time, doing everything we can on a daily basis to feed hungry people.

Many people are hungry because they get sick or injured, a spouse or parent dies, or they lose their job or are unable to work. Unfortunately, these bad breaks happen all the time to people in all socio-economic conditions, forcing them to make painful choices like whether to buy food to eat or pay their rent or other living expenses. 

We need your help.  Hold a food drive now, and make your dropoff on May 4. If your organization wants to help, we can provide you with supporting materials.

TO DONATE ONLINE: www.gsfb.org

Come out and see us on Saturday May 4th:

Sanford Hannaford -- Lee Nelson and Sharon Rose

Auburn Hannaford -- Danielle Waugh, Lee Goldberg, Rob Nesbitt

Augusta Hannaford -- Don Carrigan, Bill Green, Samantha Edwards

Scarborough Hannaford -- Pat Callaghan, Jackie Ward, Keith Carson 

Bangor Hannaford -- Mike DeSumma, Melissa Kim, Jessica Gagne


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