The Bowdoinham Food Pantry is open every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ALL Bowdoin and Bowdoinham residents are welcome at the pantry, no income verification required! We are located down by the waterfront, in the gray building.
If you are in need of a little extra help with groceries, a variety of personal items and more, we encourage you to come see us. We occasionally offer homemade soups in the winter months, and a variety of fresh vegetables when available. The only requirement for you to become a client is that you live in Bowdoinham or Bowdoin. We are here to help.
For more information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 207-751-7779
Please see our Donate page for our immediate needs and drop-off hours.
Open Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: 9 Main Street, Bowdoinham, Maine
We are committed to keeping the pantry open to serve everyone who need food assistance in a way that is safe for our clients and for our volunteers. In order to continue our efforts to keep everyone safe, and until further notice, we are offering pre-packed boxes (or bags) of food to ensure a safe physical distance.
- Please stay in your vehicle the entire time.
- Pull into the back parking lot along the building. During distribution there will a one volunteer outside to greet you. This volunteer will take your name and will have a list of additional offerings for the day. After making selections, you will be instructed to park in one of the parking spaces.
- Several other volunteers will be inside the pantry preparing your selections and will bring deliver them to your car to the assigned parking spot. Please stay in your car, the bags will be placed in your vehicle.
The food available to us changes each week, please know that we are doing the best we can to serve you. We will try to include a variety of items in your pre-packed bags. If you need additional items not on the list, please be sure to ask.
Thank you for patience and understanding. See you Wednesday!
Board of Directors
Sally Cluchey, Chair
David Zellinger, Treasurer
Carol Lenna, Secretary
The mission of the Bowdoinham Food Pantry is to provide supplemental food and other household consumables to children and adults who live in Bowdoinham and Bowdoin in locations that are accessible and accommodating. The organization is committed to providing food and other household items in a manner that is caring, compassionate and respectful. In order to achieve this mission the organization looks for creative distribution methods utilizing volunteers that interact in respectful and caring ways. The organization partners with other activities and organizations that have common interests in order to better serve the community as a whole.