Due in large part to the pandemic, over the last year, we've all become more aware of food insecurity in Maine.

News Center Maine's WCSH and WLBZ have been working with The Good Shepherd Food Bank for years.  Their partnership began 14 years ago with a one day food drive.  Later, they expanded those efforts.  In 2018, they launched a year round "Feed Maine" food collection program.

Now, they have come up with a creative way to raise money for one of the largest food banks in New England.  This fundraiser plays off the unique ways that Dr. Nirav Shah has been referring to News Center Maine's Don Carrigan during those Maine CDC briefings.

Each shirt costs $20, with $11.50 going to The Good Shepherd Food Bank.

The deadline for ordering is May 28th, 2021, so don't wait to get yours.  You can order one HERE

9 Changes Likely To Stick Around Maine Post Pandemic

Some of the things we've learned during the pandemic are likely to stick around years after the hospitals are empty and we've had our last CDC briefing. This list was inspired by a similar list done by the Bangor Daily News.

LOOK: The most expensive weather and climate disasters in recent decades

Stacker ranked the most expensive climate disasters by the billions since 1980 by the total cost of all damages, adjusted for inflation, based on 2021 data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The list starts with Hurricane Sally, which caused $7.3 billion in damages in 2020, and ends with a devastating 2005 hurricane that caused $170 billion in damage and killed at least 1,833 people. Keep reading to discover the 50 of the most expensive climate disasters in recent decades in the U.S.

READ ON: See the States Where People Live the Longest

Stacker used data from the 2020 County Health Rankings to rank every state's average life expectancy from lowest to highest. The 2020 County Health Rankings values were calculated using mortality counts from the 2016-2018 National Center for Health Statistics. The U.S. Census 2019 American Community Survey and America's Health Rankings Senior Report 2019 data were also used to provide demographics on the senior population of each state and the state's rank on senior health care, respectively.

Read on to learn the average life expectancy in each state.

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