Come Spring Food Pantry opens new location to Midcoast community

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 4:15pm

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Come Spring Food Pantry
Union, ME
United States

UNION —  The new facility owned by Come Spring Food Pantry, located at 27 Common Road in Union, is now serving Midcoast residents in need after many decades operating out of the Thompson Community Center in Union. With renovations continuing throughout the building, Come Spring Food Pantry had its first “Pantry Day” on Wednesday, June 14.

With a freshly installed roof and exterior paint, ongoing work includes expanded food pantry space, commercial kitchen, and community space. Vital refrigeration and freezer storage will be shared with other local food insecurity organizations. Planned community uses including raised beds for gardening, walking paths, along with nutrition, cooking education programs, and more.

“Come Spring Food Pantry’s mission of feeding our neighbors with dignity, promoting health, opportunity and hope will continue to grow in scope at the new facility,” said the Pantry, in a news release.

About Come Spring Food Pantry:

Come Spring Food Pantry is an Independent, community focused 501c3 food pantry. Based in Union, ME the Food Pantry is a vital facet in the network of services that work in concert to knit together the fabric of western Knox county. Working with neighbors, local organizations, and businesses, Come Spring Food Pantry has, for over two decades provided food assistance to a growing population of individuals and families affected by food and financial insecurity in the towns of Union, Appleton, and the surrounding towns of towns of Washington, Searsmont, Warren, Hope and South Hope.

For more information about Come Spring Food Pantry:
Contact Name: Bill Lombardi
Phone Number: 207-596-3687