L.L. Bean's iconic boot is made out of donated cans in the sculpture contest that helped to kick off the United Way of Greater Portland's annual campaign in Monument Square on Friday. The cans will be donated to the Wayside Food Programs and distributed to food pantries around Cumberland County.

L.L. Bean’s iconic boot is made out of donated cans in the sculpture contest that helped to kick off the United Way of Greater Portland’s annual campaign in Monument Square on Friday. The cans will be donated to the Wayside Food Programs and distributed to food pantries around Cumberland County. Photos by Shawn Patrick Ouellette Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer

Hundreds of people and local organizations kicked off United Way of Greater Portland’s annual campaign with a food drive and sculpture contest in Monument Square on Friday. Sean Ferguson, left and Beth Sturtevant of CCB Inc. work together to build a replica of Bug Light out of donated cans

Hundreds of people and local organizations kicked off United Way of Greater Portland’s annual campaign with a food drive and sculpture contest in Monument Square on Friday. Sean Ferguson, left and Beth Sturtevant of CCB Inc. work together to build a replica of Bug Light out of donated cans Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer