It's a feel good story that we can all cheer for, the Good Shepherd Food Bank received a $20,000 grant from the Joy in Childhood Foundation. 1 in 5 children in Maine is food insecure meaning they do not get the nutrition they need.

The Good Shepherd created the backpack program which provides hungry children with nutritious and easy-to-prepare food when other resources are not available.

With this money, they were able to produce 1,000 bags for the backpack program on Thursday.


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