Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program

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Our Mission

MCHPP is a 501-c-3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to provide hungry people with access to healthy food, work to improve the quality of their lives by partnering with others, and serve them in a manner that recognizes their dignity.

Our Vision

We provide food to all in need in the area we serve. We have the resources and financial stability to meet current and future demand.

Growing our services to meet the demand

With Your Support


Community contributions


Government support


United Way


Foundation support

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Recent News

MCHPP’s New Strategic Plan

MCHPP is heading into 2021 with a new strategic plan to implement. We are excited to continue growing, learning, and improving in order to better serve the community now and into the future. [pdf-embedder...

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Local Businesses Donate to Fight Hunger

Thanks to the support of countless donors, partners, and volunteers, Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program is on track to keep pace with the growing need for food in our community during Maine's tough winter months. More than a dozen local businesses have significantly...

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“The teachers know better than to give a test on Monday morning. That’s a profound and disturbing observation, because it talks about performance, it talks about school, it talks about education, and we all know that education is the key to getting out of poverty. If you’re hobbled by hunger, it won’t work.” (Speaking about the backpack program)

Angus King

U.S. Senator

I am always treated with respect and kindness


Food Pantry Client

“The students have expressed gratitude – there are sometimes conflicts over food at their homes and they’ve expressed the power of stress reduction of not fighting with parents or guardians when they want more food than is available.”


Backpack Teacher