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.
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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...
If you’ve come by MCHPP in the last two decades, chances are you’ve met Henry Haley, 86. Always ready with a smile and a story, and known for his love of whoopie pies, Henry has diligently spent the last 17 as the organization’s custodian. He is the longest-serving...
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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.”