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.
With Your Support
By Maggie Miller, Bowdoin Fellow Summer 2021 It’s a warm, sunny Tuesday and I’m sitting outside of Curtis Memorial Library. I have a crate of milk to my left and an assortment of lunches on my right. As kids begin to arrive at my table, I greet them, ask them about...
Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program (MCHPP) and Merrymeeting Food Council (MFC) are excited to share that the Merrymeeting Gleaners, previously a program of the Merrymeeting Food Council, will now be run as a program of MCHPP. MFC, the volunteer leaders of the...
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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.”