2020 Statistics for the Bowdoinham Food Pantry

July: 44 Households served (80 adults, 24 children) in 93 visits
8672 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased

June: 41 Households served (78 adults, 27 children) in 86 visits
6633 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased

May: 51 Households served (101 adults, 45 children) in 112 visits
7219 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased

April: 60 Households served (105 adults, 42 children) in 141 visits
7285 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased – our community is outstanding in their generosity!!

March: 42 Households served (77 adults, 40 children) in 72 visits
4280 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased

February: 37 Households served (66 adults, 31 children) in 63 visits
3887 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 27

January: 36 Households served (59 adults, 38 children) in 62 visits
2645 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 31

2019 Statistics for the Bowdoinham Food Pantry

December: 34 Households served (62 adults, 31 children) in 68 visits
2144 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 30

November: 33 Households served (54 adults, 20 children) in 53 visits
3500 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 32

October: 33 Households served (60 adults, 33 children) in 74 visits
3500 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased, including more than 300 lbs of pet food donated from our friends at Dogwill
Backpacks: 32

September: 29 Households served (56 adults, 31 children) in 52 visits
1110 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased, including more than 500 lbs of pet food donated from our friends at Dogwill
Backpacks: 24

August: 28 Households served (50 adults, 30 children) in 49 visits
2238 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased

July: 27 Households served (46 adults, 19 children) in 54 visits
2058 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased

June: 21 Households served (40 adults, 23 children) in 40 visits
1000 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 27

May: 27 Households served (46 adults, 28 children) in 43 visits
1755 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 27

April: 27 Households served (47 adults, 20 children) in 42 visits
1749 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 27

March: 19 Households served (34 adults, 15 children) in 33 visits
1916 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 26

February:  20 Households served (37 adults, 14 children) in 28 visits
1207 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 26

January:  22 Households served (40 adults, 26 children) in 37 visits
2359 LBS of food collected, donated, and purchased
Backpacks: 26

 

Historical Statistics:

  • Households served in 2014: 77 (comprised of 138 adults and 53 children)
  • Households served in 2015: 79 (comprised of 136 adults and 66 children)
  • Households served in 2016: 82 (comprised of 148 adults and 66 children)
  • Households served in 2017: 56 (comprised of 106 adults and 51 children)
  • Households served in 2018: 66 (comprised of 117 adults and 59 children)
  • Households served in 2019: 84 (comprised of 145 adults and 76 children)

The number of participating households fluctuates throughout the year as new members join and others depart.
Some households visit several times a month, and others less frequently.

  • 455 visits in 2014
  • 613 visits in 2015
  • 543 visits in 2016
  • 423 visits in 2017
  • 335 visits in 2018
  • 573 visits in 2019
  • LBS of food for distribution Jan – Dec 2015: 16785
  • LBS of food for distribution Jan – Dec 2016: 15230
  • LBS of food for distribution Jan – Dec 2017: 10405
  • LBS of food for distribution Jan – Dec 2018: 11719
  • LBS of food for distribution Jan – Dec 2019: 24536

A special thanks is due to the MerryMeeting Gleaners for the abundance of local produce!