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Food and Food Pantries in the Area

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The US Department of Agriculture Donated Commodities program provides much needed food to food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters in Washington and Hancock counties.

Hancock County Food Pantries

Bar Harbor

Bar Harbor Food Pantry
Location: 36 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Days and Hours: 3 Tuesdays per month (9 to Noon) & 2 Thursdays per month (4 to 6 pm)
Contact: Kate McGinn

Blue Hill

Tree of Life Food Pantry Also serves Brooklin, Brooksville, Penobscot, Castine, Sedgewick and Sargentville
Location: 23 South Street, Blue Hill, ME 04614
Days and Hours: Thursday 10 to 3 p.m.
Contact: Jim Jaffery 207-374-2900


Bucksport Community Concerns (Food Pantry)
Location: Elm Street Congregational Church Basement, Bucksport, ME 04416
Days and Hours: Wednesdays 9:30 to 11:30 am
Contact: Marsha Mushrall 207-469-2400


Emmaus Center Food Pantry
Location: Corner of Main and Water Streets, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Days and Hours: 24 hours a day
Contact: 207-667-3962

Loaves & Fishes Pantry
Location: P.O. Box 145, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Days and Hours: Call as needed.
Contact: Jackie Thurber 207-667-4363

Sister Barbara Hance House shelter
Location: 186 Surry Road, Ellsworth, ME 04605
Days and Hours: 24 hours seven days a week
Contact: Bonnie Wiiliams 207-469-7961 Brenda Geel


Life Line Food Pantry
Location: South Gouldsboro Road, Rte. 186, Gouldsboro, ME 04607
Days and Hours: Third Saturday of month 9 to 10 am, and emergencies
Contact: Russell Stackhouse 207-963-2321


H.O.M.E. Co-Op Food Pantry
Location: 90 Schoolhouse Road, Orland, ME 04472
Days and Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 to 11:30 am and 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Contact: Millie Grimes 207-469-7961


What's for Suppa? Food Pantry
Location: 1268 Otis Road, Otis, ME
Days and Hours:
Contact: Lee McWilliams 207-460-1266


Island Pantry
Location: Airport Road, Stonington, ME 04681
Days and Hours: Thursdays 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Contact: Fayelene Hawkins 207-367-2271

Swan's Island

Bread of Life Food Pantry
Location: Old Village Firehouse, Swan's Island, ME 04685
Days and Hours: Thursday afternoons or call as needed.
Contact: Rev. Ken Dutille 207-526-4347

Washington County Food Pantries


Woodland Community Food Pantry
Location: 55 Broadway, Baileyville, ME 04694
Days and Hours: Thursday 9 to 11 a.m.
Contact: Tonya Scott


Irene Chadbourne Ecumenical Food Pantry
Location: 507 Main Street, Calais, ME 04619
Days and Hours: Thursdays & call as needed 10 to Noon
Contact: Arthur Carter 207-454-8238


Weald Bethel Food Pantry
Location: 36 Weald Bethel Lane, Cherryfield, ME 04622
Days and Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 9 to Noon
Contact: Gena Norgaard 207-546-7424


Danforth Food Pantry
Location: PO Box 117, Danforth, ME 04424
Days and Hours: 1st Wednesday of the month 10 to 11 am
Contact: Linda Parker 207-448-2611


Labor Of Love Food Pantry
Location: 82 High & corner of Washington Street, Eastport, ME 04631
Days and Hours: Tuesday 9 to 11 am
Contact: Fern Garrapy 207-853-2373


Jonesport Food Pantry
Location: Sawyer Memorial Church, Jonesport, ME 04649
Days and Hours: Wednesdays 9-11:30 am & 5:30-7:00 pm
Contact: Dianne and Larry Finnegan 207-598-5964


Centre Street Food Pantry
Location: PO Box 265, 9 Center Street, Machias, ME 04654
Days and Hours: Mondays 11 am to 1 pm
Contact: Ken Varian 255-6665


Passamaquoddy Food Pantry
Location: Route 190, Tribal Office Building, Perry, ME 04667
Days and Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4 pm
Contact: Mary Lou Barnes 207-853-2600 ext. 264


Indian Township Food Pantry
Location: 197 U.S. Route 1, Indian Township, Princeton, ME 04668
Days and Hours: Tuesday , Thursday and Friday 9 am to 1 pm
Contact: Dolly Barnes 207-796-6134; 796-2841


Topsfield Food Pantry
Location: Congregational Church on Route 1, Topsfield, ME 04490
Days and Hours: Tuesdays 10 to 11 am
Contact: Diana Harriman


Whiting Community Food Pantry
Location: 960, US Route 1, Whiting, ME 04964
Days and Hours: Third Wednesday of Month noon to 7 p.m.
Contact: William Sawtelle 207-726-4722


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