How to Help

Please consider donating to the Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry.  It is because of the generosity of people like you that our pantry is able to help out families in need.  We would appreciate any amount of money donated.  Thank you in advance for your donation.  Checks can be mailed to:

Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry

23 Lawrence Ave.

Fairfield, Me 04937

PayPal coming soon!!

According to Feed America…

1 in 6 people in Maine struggle with hunger.

According to the USDA…

Hunger in Maine (Source: USDA)

  • Population:  1,328,361
  • Food insecurity rate:  14.7 percent of households, or approximately 200,000 people
  • Maine ranks 18th in the nation and 2nd in New England in terms of food insecurity
  • Child food insecurity rate: 23 percent, or nearly 1 in every 4 children, are food insecure (61,020 children)
  • Maine ranks 22nd in the nation, 1st in New England in terms of child food insecurity
  • Senior food insecurity rate: 5.46 percent of seniors are food insecure
  • Maine ranks 17th in the nation, 1st in New England in terms of senior food insecurity
  • Since 2005 there has been a 25 percent increase in the number of Maine people facing hunger
  • At our pantry we feel no one should go hungry. Our organization is 100% volunteer and we love every minute of our service.

There are many families in our community that need help with food donations. Since the Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry opened in January 1993 we have helped out 36,029 families equaling 99,953 people. Last year in 2019 our pantry gave food to 1,736 families equaling 4,660 people.

You could help by donating in two ways…

You can help by making a money donation. We can purchase food from area business and the Good Shepherd Food Bank of Maine at savings.
A Few Examples:

12 oz. Jar of Creamy Peanut Butter $ 1.29
12 oz. Box ofToasted O’s Cereal $ 1.69
14.5 oz Can of Diced Tomatoes $ .59
5 oz. Can of Tuna in Water $ . 54
16 oz Box of Elbow Macaroni $ .89

You can drop off nonperishable items to our pantry by calling Nancy Marcoux at (207) 509-9972.

We appreciate any donation big or small. We could not run our pantry without the generosity of people like you!

You have helped!

Volunteer hours for the year of 2019:

4,184 Hours volunteered!

Thank you for all the generosity.

volunteers out fron of pantryVolunteers Claudette and Arlene

Make a donation:

Mrs. King Volunteering volunteers