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Local Food Pantries

Emergency Food Assistance

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.


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

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


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

Harrison Food Bank
176 Waterford Road (former VFW building)
Tuesdays  1:30 – 6:30 pm
Contact: Sandy Swett,   647-3384

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 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


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, Wed and Fri, 10am-12pm
Contact: 207-782-3659

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

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

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


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


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

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

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

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

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

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 Food Pantry
Sweden Community Church
137 Bridgton Road (Rt 93)
1st Wednesdays, 11am – 1 pm; 3rd Wednesdays, 11 am – 1 pm
(207) 647-5735
Produce can be delivered Tuesday before 1st and 3rd Wednesday

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 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 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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