BATH — On Monday, representatives from Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger contributed $2,500 to the Bath Area Food Pantry. After going without power for almost a week due to the Oct. 30 storm, the Bath Area Food Pantry lost nearly two-thirds of their refrigerated and frozen inventory. The pantry was forced to dip into their December reserves.

“After meeting with our board last week, it was decided that we would turn to the community for help getting back on our feet — and they delivered in a big way,” Kimberly Gates, Executive Director of the Pantry said, thanking representatives from Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger. “If it wasn’t for Maine CUs’ generous donation, we would be starting out the holiday season behind and it would have meant cutting back on resources for the community. This means so much to our families that we serve.”

Since 1990, the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger has raised $7.2 million to help end hunger in Maine including $675,000 raised in 2016. All contributions to the campaign are tax-deductible.



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