Wayside Food Pantry

Wayside Food Programs is one of many in Maine trying to meet rising demands for food assistance. The program went from 50 or 60 boxes of food each distribution day to having to hand out between 400 and 500 boxes. Chris Chela, right, and Nick DeSouza load up Ania SkrzypekÕs car with 20 boxes at Wayside Food Pantry on April 3. Each box contains about 25 meals.

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