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Food Pantries & Soup Kitchens in Lewiston-Auburn

Photo courtesy of Trinity Jubilee Center in Lewiston, whose programs feed more than 1,000 people every week.

 

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Unfortunately, many people including children, families, and seniors in the L-A area are food insecure, meaning, in part, they don’t always know where or when they will have their next meal. Everyone needs and deserves to eat. If you, your family, or someone you know is facing hunger, it is important to seek help. The L-A area has several soup kitchens that serve nutritious hot meals and food panties that provide some staple food items to take home. Some of these organizations also provide additional services/programs. The below information was updated on 7/28/17, however, hours and availability may change frequently. Call first!

If you are in a position to give, all of these organizations survive on generous donations of money, food, and volunteer labor. Please contact them if you or your business are interested in helping them fill a vital community need.

 

Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens in the Lewiston/Auburn Area

[ Pantries in other Maine towns can be found here: http://maine.gov/agriculture/co/tefap/bytown.shtml ]

LEWISTON

St. Mary’s Food Pantry

Location: 208 Bates St. (corner of Bates and Walnut), Lewiston

Contact: 207-513-3841

 

Hope Haven Gospel Mission (soup kitchen and shelter)

Location: 209 Lincoln Street, Lewiston

Contact: John Robbins 207-783-6086

 

Salvation Army (Food Pantry)

Location: 67 Park Street, Lewiston

Appointment needed; can visit once every 3 months; must be 15 days past date of food stamps

Contact: Dan and Holly Johnson 207-783-0801

 

Trinity Jubilee Center (Food Pantry & Soup Kitchen)

Location: 247 Bates Street, Lewiston

Contact: Erin Reed 207-782-5700

 

Calvary United Methodist Church, Calvary City Mission Meals Program (Soup Kitchen)

Location: 159 Sabattus St., Lewiston

Contact: 207-782-3221; 207-838-5891

 

New Beginnings (Soup Kitchen & Pantry for youth under 22 years old)

Location: 134 College Street, Lewiston

Contact: 207-795-4077

 

The Root Cellar Food Pantry

Location: 89 Birch Street, Lewiston, ME

Contact: 207-782-3659

 

Pathway Vineyard Church (Soup Kitchen)

Location: 9 Foss Rd., Lewiston, ME

 

AUBURN

7th Day Adventist Church Pantry

Location: 316 Minot Avenue, Auburn

Contact: Pam Blake 207-998-5238; 207-784-0861

 

High Street Congregational Church Food Pantry

Location: 106 Pleasant Street, Auburn

Contact: Lee Upton 207-784-1306

 

ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTY

Greene Baptist Church Food Pantry

Location: 102 Main Street, Greene, ME 04236

Contact: Kenneth Smith or Eugene Ridley 207-946-5505

 

Leeds Community Church Food Pantry

Location: 123 Church Hill Road, Leeds, ME 04263

Contact: Sue Jewett 207-524-7151 Church 207-524-5444

 

Lisbon Area Christian Outreach, (LACO)

Location: 18 School Street (Marion T. Morse Community Center), Lisbon Falls, ME 04250

Contact: Jim Duley 207-353-6002

 

Bread of Life Food Pantry

Location: 90 Lewiston Road, Mechanic Falls, ME 04256

Contact: Dee-Ann Potter 207-461-0186

 

North Turner Presbyterian Church Pantry; Turner Community Food Pantry

Location: Boofy Quimby Memorial Hall, Route 219, North Turner, ME 04266

Contact: Ann Morris 207-224-7781

 

Poland Community Church Food Bank

Location: 1212 Main Street, Poland, ME 04274

Contact: Sharon & Jim Bazinet 207-998-4069

 

Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry

Location: 61 Lisbon Road, Sabattus, ME 04280

Contact: Faye Neal 207-754-1229

 

Wales Presbyterian Church Food Pantry

Location: 688 Pond Road, Wales, ME 04280

Contact: Betty Leighton 207-375-6618