Day Five: Stock a Food Pantry and Relieve Food Insecurity

Twenty Days of Giving in Northern New England

There are many reasons to keep a well-stocked food pantry.

For those who receive monthly income, a food pantry is the perfect fall-back for that last week before the next check comes in.

For others, it may be the perfect way to stretch a budget all month long.

And in the winter, a food pantry is a lifesaver for folks without transportation who rely on clear sidewalks to get them safely to the store and back.


Excellent pantry items include non-perishable canned and boxed goods (canned fruit and cereal are always appreciated), flour for baking, milk products in shelf stable packaging, coffee and tea.

We have housing programs that keep pantries throughout Maine and in Louden, New Hampshire. Visit our website to find the one nearest to you. Or you can donate by clicking here.

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