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Hancock County-Wide  Food Drive

March 1 – 31, 2014

Food Drives can take place at workplaces, schools, community centers, neighborhoods, local clubs, and many more!  We encourage and invite everyone to participate!  Each food item donated will be matched $1 up to $10,000.

This year’s goal:  Let’s collect more than 15,000 food items!

All food and proceeds will be distributed directly to Hancock County Food Pantries.

Below is a listing of public “Food Collection” sites around Hancock County:

(List updated daily)

Bar Harbor:

A & B Naturals

Acadia National Park HQ

Bar Harbor Town Offices

Bar Harbor YWCA

Behavioral Health Center (MDI Hospital)

Breast Center (MDI Hospital)

Cadillac Family Practice (MDI Hospital)

Camden National Bank

Cooper Gilmore Health Center (MDI Hospital)

First Baptist Church of Bar Harbor

Friends of Acadia

Holy Redeemer Catholic Church

Jackson Lab

Kid’s Corner Early Care and Learning Facility

MDI Hospital

MDI Orthopedics (MDI Hospital)

St. Saviour’s Episcopal Church

Salsbury Hardware

Town Hill Market

Women’s Health Center (MDI Hospital)

Blue Hill:

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust

Blue Hill Food Co-op

Blue Hill Public Library

Blue Hill Memorial Hospital

Blue Hill Town Hall

Camden National Bank

First Congregational Church

Friendship Cottage

St. Francis by the Sea Episc. Church


Brooklin Baptist Church’s Bowdoin Hall

Brooklin General Store

Friend Memorial Library



Camden National Bank

Roland Grindle Insurance Agency

Tozier’s Market


Camden National Bank

Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Witherle Memorial Library

Deer Isle:

St. Brendan the Navigator Episcopal Church


Eastbrook Store


Bar Harbor Bank and Trust

Ben’s Store

Beth C. Wright Cancer Resource Center

Camden National Bank (2)

Darling’s Auto Mall

Darling’s Chevy

Dead River Company

Ellsworth City Hall

First Congregational Church

Friends and Family Market

Friends in Action Senior Center

Global Beverages

Hancock Cty Habitat for Humanity

Hannaford Supermarket

Healthy Acadia

Home Depot


L.L. Bean (Internal Staff Drive)

Machias Savings Bank (2 branches)

Maine Community Foundation (Internal Staff Drive)

Maine Shellfish


Morton’s Moo

St. Andrew Lutheran Church

St. Dunstan’s Episc Church

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church


Town Auto Sales

Union Congregational Church, UCC

Unitarian Universalist Church of Ellsworth

United Baptist Church

United Methodist Church

University of Maine Cooperative Extension


Washington Hancock Community Agency


Franklin Baptist Church

Franklin Methodist Church

Franklin Trading Post

Maine Seacoast Vegetables


Hancock Congregational Church, UCC

Tideway Market

Viking Lumber


Lamoine Baptist Church


Mariaville Grange

Mariaville Town Hall

Mount Desert:

Camden National Bank

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Northeast Harbor:

The Knowles Company

Mt. Desert Nursery School

The Neighborhood House

Northeast Harbor Library


Otis General Store

Otis Town Hall

Otis Baptist Church


Northern Bay Market


Eggemoggin Country Store


Sorrento Town Office

Southwest Harbor:

Bar Harbor Banking and Trust

Community Dental Center (MDI Hospital)

Community Health Center (MDI Hospital)

The First

Sawyer’s Market

Southwest Harbor Food Mart

Southwest Harbor Library

Southwest Harbor Post Office


Frenchman’s Bay Library


Surry General Store

Surry Store

Wave Walker Bed and Breakfast


Faith Community Fellowship

Good News Fellowship Church

Stanley Subaru

Trenton Health Center (MDI Hospital)

Winter Harbor:

Winter Harbor Food Service


Community Groups Conducting Drives:

DIG – Deer Isle

Jolly Juniors 4-H Club – Waltham

Rails n Trails 4-H Club, Orland

Bucks Mills Rod & Gun Club, Bucksport

E. Surry Homemakers Group – Ellsworth


Participating Schools:

Acadia Christian School, Trenton

Adams School, Castine

Airline School, Aurora

Beech Hill School, Otis

Blue Hill Consolidated School

Brooksville Elementary School

Bucksport High School

Bucksport Middle School

Cave Hill School, Eastbrook

Hancock Grammar School

Jewett School, Bucksport

Lamoine Elementary School

Miles Lane School, Bucksport

Pemetic School, SW Harbor

Penobscot Elementary School

Surry Elementary School

Tremont Consolidated, Bass Harbor

Trenton Elementary School


Outside Hancock County

Bangor 1:


Brewer 1:


Belfast 1:





For more information, contact  University of Maine Cooperative Extension Hancock County office at 1.800.287.1479 or

This county wide food drive is sponsored by: The University of Maine Cooperative Extension, Healthy Acadia, Maine Community Foundation, Washington Hancock Community Agency, and United Way of Eastern Maine.

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