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Emergency Food Assistance

Andover
Andover Food Pantry
First Congregational Church
23 Elm Street
Tuesdays, 9 – 10 am
Contact: Linda Couture, 364-7968
Produce can be delivered Mondays or Tuesdays.  Please call ahead.

Auburn

7th Day Adventist Church Pantry
316 Minot Ave
Tuesdays, 9am-12pm
Produce on Tuesdays for clients who have not been in the morning: 12-1pm
Contact: Pam Blake, 207-998-5238

High Street Congregational Church Food Pantry
106 Pleasant St
Thursdays, 9:30 – 11:30am
Contact: Lee Upton, 207-784-1306

Bethel
Bethel District Exchange
Bethel Church of the Nazarene
16 Church Street
On Demand  
Contacts: Maryvonne Wheeler, 836-3700 x 202; Dave Bean, 824-0369

Brownfield
Brownfield Food Pantry
701 Pequaket Trail
3rd Thursday of each month, 1 – 5 pm
Contact: Jack & Marion Mitchell   935-2333
Produce can be delivered the Wednesday before, or any time on Thursday

Buckfield
Buckfield Food Pantry
Buckfield Community Church
31 Turner Street (Rt 117)
2nd Wednesday of each month,  Noon – 2 pm & 5 – 6 pm
Contact: Terresa Deane, 713-6677

Canton
Canton Food Pantry
Canton Fire Station
94 Turner St
Call As Needed 
Jackie Conant   597-2694
Produce can be delivered: Call ahead to arrange a convenient time.

Dixfield
Dixfield Emergency Food Pantry
Dixfield Baptist Church
2 Chapel Road
Mondays & Thursdays,  9 am – Noon
Linda Hinckley   562-7470

Fryeburg

Dinner Bell North
Rt 5, Maine Street, Fryeburg
Wednesdays, 2 – 7 pm
Bebe Toor   935-20678

Fryeburg Assembly of God Food Pantry
8 Drift Road, Fryeburg
Wednesdays,  9 am to 3 pm
Thursdays & Fridays,  9 am to noon  
Contact: Doris Fritz    935-3129

Greene
Greene Baptist Church Food Pantry
102 Main St
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 1-3pm
Contact: Kenneth Smith or Eugene Ridley, 207-946-5505

Harrison
Harrison Food Pantry
7th Day Advent Church, Front Street, Harrison
Tuesdays  5:30 – 6:30 pm
Contact: Barbara Merrill,   583-9137
Produce can be delivered Tuesdays 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Hartford
Hartford Food Pantry
Hartford Town Hall, Main Street, Hartford
1st Monday of each month,  4 – 5 pm   
Contact: Lori Swan, 224-7184
Produce can be delivered while open.

Leeds
Leeds Community Church Food Pantry
123 Church Hill Rd
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 6-7pm and emergencies
Contact: Sue Jewett, 207-524-7151; Church, 207-524-5444

Lisbon
Lisbon Area Christian Outreach
18 School St (Marion T Morse Community Center), Lisbon Falls
Wednesdays, 6-8pm; Thursdays 10am-12pm; Saturdays, 8-10am
Contact: Jim Duley, 207-353-6002

Lewiston

St. Mary’s Food Pantry
208 Bates St. (corner of Bates & Walnut)
Tuesday, 9-11am; Thursday 2-6pm; Friday, 9-11am (guests may visit once per month)
Contact: 207-513-3841

Hope Haven Gospel Mission (soup kitchen and shelter)
209 Lincoln St
Daily breakfast 7:30-8am; Monday-Sat supper 4:30-5:30pm; Sunday supper 2:30pm
Contact: John Robbins, 207-783-6086

Salvation Army
67 Park St
Pantry Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9am – 2pm
Appointment needed; can visit once every 3 months; must be 15 days past date of food stamps
Contact: Dan and Holly Johnson, 207-783-0801

Trinity Jubilee Center
247 Bates St
Food pantry: Thursday 7:45 – 11am
Soup Kitchen: Monday-Saturday, 11am
Contact: Erin Reed, 207-782-5700

Calvary United Methodist Church, Calvary City Mission Meals Program
159 Sabattus St
Soup kitchen: Sunday breakfast, 8am; Wednesday supper, 5pm (doors open half hour early)
Contact: 207-782-3221; 207-838-5891

New Beginnings (for youth under 22 years old)
134 College St
Soup Kitchen: Monday-Saturday, 5:30pm
Contact: 207-795-4077

Root Cellar Food Pantry
89 Birch St
Mon-Thu, 10am-12pm; Fri 12-2pm (Lewiston residents, once per month)
Contact: 207-782-3659

Pathway Vineyard Church
9 Foss Rd
Friday lunch 11am-12:30pm

Mechanic Falls
Bread of Life Food Pantry
90 Lewiston Rd
2nd Tuesday of each month, 9am-12pm

Mexico

Grampa Food Pantry
163 Main Street, Mexico
Monday, 2 pm to 3:30 pm; Wednesday, 6 pm to 7:30 pm; Friday, Noon
Susan Byam, 364-8603

Gramps Community Luncheon
Main Street (Under Town Office), Mexico
Wednesday, Noon to 1 pm
Cleon Merrill, 562-4927
Produce can be delivered at lunch only

Norway

Oxford Hills Food Pantry
Christ Episcopal Church
16 Green Street, Norway
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9 to 11 am
Contact: Elizabeth Rice, 739-2866 or 388-2112
Produce needs taken care of by Hannaford and local growers.

Norway Community Lunch
479 Main Street, Norway
Wednesdays, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm
Contact: Leland Millett, 743-2565

Otisfield

Otisfield Pantry
East Otisfield Baptist church, 629 State RT 121
4th Friday of each month, 1 – 5 pm
Debbie Dyer   539-4619

Spurs Corner CMA
1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month, 10 am – 12 pm
Evelyn Pike   583-4780
Sandy Jordan   627-4329

Oxford

Oxford SDA Food Pantry
259 Fore Street, Oxford
11 am to 1 pm, second Thursday of each month
Fred McAllister: 739-2871
fmac@megalink.net

Oxford Helping Hands
3rd floor town office
Tuesdays, 12 pm to 4 pm; Thursdays 12 pm to 4 pm
Suzanne Grover   By appointment

Peru
Families in Crisis Task Force Food Pantry
Peru Grange Hall
Mondays & Thursdays, 9 am – Noon
Contact: Rod Jamison   562-8581

Poland
Poland Community Church Food Bank
1212 Main St
Wednesdays, 2-5pm; Saturdays, 10am-12pm, or call as needed
Contact: Sharon & Jim Bazinet 207-998-4069

Sabattus
Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry
61 Lisbon Rd
Wednesdays, 9-9:45am; every 4th Wednesdays 3-3:45pm and emergencies
Contact: Faye Neal, 207-754-1229

Sumner
Congregational Church of East Sumner
50 Main Street
Call As Needed     
Contacts: Vernon Bradeen, 388-2335; Earl Simpson, 388-2359; Janet Hampton, 388-2609

Sweden
Sowing Seeds for Life
Sweden Community Church
137 Bridgton Road (Rt 93)
1st Wednesdays, 5 – 7 pm; 3rd Wednesdays, 11 am – 1 pm
Terry Johnson, 256 7380
or email
vbrown@sowingseedsforlife.org
Produce can be delivered Tuesday before 1st and 3rd Wednesday

Turner
North Turner Presbyterian Church & Turner Community Food Pantry
Boofy Quimby Memorial Hall
Route 19, North Turner
4th Wednesday of each month, 6-8pm
Contact: Ann Morris, 207-224-7781

Wales
Wales Presbyterian Church Food Pantry
688 Pond Rd
1st and 3rd Thursdays, 1:30-3:30pm or by appointment
Contact: Betty Leighton, 207-375-6618

Woodstock
Woodstock Community Service
Thurlow Hall, Perkins Valley Road, South Woodstock
3rd Tuesday of each month, 1 – 5 pm
Contact: Faye Taylor, 393-7458
Produce can be delivered on Mondays or before 10 am Tuesdays. Please call ahead.

 

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