Community Spirit

Veggies for All: Fresh produce for local food pantry

Veggies for All: Fresh produce for local food pantry

On the third Saturday of every month, from 6:00 to 8:00 am cars line up at the drive-through window of the Volunteer Regional Food Pantry in Unity, Maine.

In that hour and a half, the pantry is able to provide food to about 275 families or nearly 700 people throughout its community. Each family that drives up to the window gets a box full of non perishable food items topped with freshly harvested vegetables. Read more ...

Hunger and Obesity: What’s The Connection?

 Hunger and Obesity: What’s The Connection?

Part two of a series on hunger in Maine.

In America there is an assumption that with girth comes wealth and that people who are food insecure or malnourished are also automatically thin. Let’s remember that food insecurity means lacking reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food. Read more ...

2014 Maine McDonald's High School Senior All-Star Games

2014 Maine McDonald's High School Senior All-Star Games

 

You don't want to miss this years EAST vs. WEST Basketball action!  All-Star athletes from across the state will come together on Saturday, March 8 at Newman Gymnasium at Husson University in Bangor.

Your ticket is good for all four action packed games. The seniors are set to put on a amazing show for you, complete with slam-dunk and foul shooting contests! Enjoy all the games with your friends, family and teammates!Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children. 

All net proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Maine. This year's fundraising goal is $28,000. 

Schedule of Events:

2014 Maine McDonald’s High School Senior All-Star Games

8:30 – 9:00 am State Foul Shooting Championship