Mission: The mission of the good shepherd food-bank is to provide food for those at risk of hunger by soliciting surplus food and distributing it to non-profit programs throughout northern new england.
Programs: Gsfb distributes food to over 600 nonprofit agencies in northern new england. Food is received from 275 donors (maine firms and national brands). Gsfb also purchases all types of food to distribute at wholesale or below cost to help agencies provide more nourishing healthy foods to those in need.
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The CEO and staff are overpaid and their staff overhead is overwhelming. I will not donate to them anymore until the President and Chair of the board step down. They are a monopoly fleecing the state. Sad day.
The Good Shepherd Food Bank in Auburn, Maine is making a huge difference in the lives of many. Donated food is distributed to group homes, food pantries, soup kitchens, and shelters. The volunteers contribute about $250,000.00 worth of work yearly based on minimum wage. Many businesses and organizations help with food drives,and donations. For every dollar donated $12.50 in food is provided for those in need.