COVID-19 Updates

‘Culturally Relevant Food’ Day at Pantry is a ‘Wow!’

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Megan Smith, Maine Seacoast Mission Community Resource Coordinator, gives yesterday’s “culturally relevant food” distribution at the Mission Food Pantry a big “Wow!” In a follow-up email, Megan said: “What a wonderful amazing day. The partnership and camaraderie I saw today was beyond compare. We were able to serve the “culturally relevant food”…

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Kids Books for Summer Reading at Little Free Library, Milbridge, ME

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Ruth Feldman created the Little Free Library at Vasquez Restaurant in Milbridge. Ms. Feldman writes, “Please spread the word that a whole new shipment of books have just been donated to the Milbridge Free Library located at Vazquez in Milbridge! “Author/Illustrator Annette LeBlanc Cate donated one of her signed books MAGIC RABBIT…

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Fresh Produce Displayed for Food Pantry Drive-Through Patrons

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Megan Smith, Interim Food Pantry Manager at the Mission, sends this photo of the Food Pantry’s new “Fresh Produce” sign proudly hanging on the canopy covering the fresh produce display. This set-up is used on Food Pantry drive-through days to offer customers a chance to see and choose their favorite produce.

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Project ReachOut Update – Nonagenarian Thanks Mission for Making Her Dream Possible

CHERRYFIELD, ME — I wanted to give a Project ReachOut update on the great work happening. Our calls have reached 830 local families, some needing help in several ways including: food assistance, home repairs, fuel assistance, rent/mortgage assistance, car repairs, electric bills, and appliance repairs. Through calling we’ve also heard great notes and stories. For…

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Food Pantry Update – 55 Families Served, Use Drive-Through

CHERRYFIELD, ME — On Tuesday, May 12, 55 families used our drive-thru food pantry. Some families picked up commodities and a food box, and we delivered food to other families. Today’s theme was corn chowder. We gave out potatoes, heavy cream, corn and a recipe. We tried something new today. We put all our produce…

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Washington County Scouts Prepare, Deliver Over 100 Mother’s Day Ham Dinners

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Who doesn’t love a success story? On Mother’s Day, May 10th, Washington County Cub Scout Pack/Troop 139 “prepared, delivered, and handed out over 100 free Mother’s Day ham dinners,” said Amanda Davis on the Scouts’ Facebook page. “It was a wonderful day and our way of giving back to our community during…

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Mission and AIO Restock Matinicus Island Food Pantry

MATINICUS ISLAND, ME — Monday, May 11, Matinicus Island’s Food Pantry is restocked thanks to Area Interfaith Outreach Pantry and Emergency Services and Maine Seacoast Mission. Thank you Penobscot Island Air crew, Sharon Leckbee Daley, and Robin T for all the organization and shuffling.  

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Jillian’s Rainbow – Mission Work from Home

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Jillian sends this work from home photo, writing, “I’ve been tasked with painting a rainbow for the food pantry which is bringing me joy this fine sunny morning.” She is Steward aboard the Sunbeam and Moonbeam. Jillian is also involved in many activities at our Downeast Campus in Cherryfield. Looks good, Jillian.

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