PBS News Hour Features Mission’s Food Security Programs

Grappling with senior hunger in eastern Maine

Washington County in eastern Maine is one of the poorest counties in the state. With an aging population, the county is grappling with a growing problem: senior hunger. For more, watch the PBS NewsHour Weekend tonight.

Posted by PBS NewsHour on Sunday, May 6, 2018


PBS News Hour recently visited the Mission’s Downeast to learn about our work with food security. PBS’s interview and filming at the Downeast Campus informed a longer tv segment airing this past weekend, “How work requirements for social security programs impact people in need.”

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