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.
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
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Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program will host its annual Harvest Dinner as a Pop-up Chef Series on October 23, November 13, and December 4, featuring local chefs Ali Waks-Adams, Chris Toy, Sanctuary Baking, and more. Proceeds from this series will benefit MCHPP’s...
Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP) recently launched its “Farm to Pantry” initiative designed to provide critical support for local farmers and hungry Maine families. MCHPP has committed $40,000 to purchase fresh produce and protein directly from Maine...
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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)
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“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.”