Helping friends and neighbors is a great way to make a positive impact on this world. And there's a great opportunity to do just that, in such a simple way, coming up next weekend.

Scott Miller
Scott Miller
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On Saturday, May 18th, Townsquare Media will celebrate 22 years of teaming up with local food pantries to restock community food cupboards.

After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season has passed and spring starts to set in, shelves tend to go bare, quickly. We want to ensure food is available to everyone in our community who needs it.

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That's where you come in.

One by one, we started to fill up those empty banana boxes with food destined to help families in Eastern Maine!
One by one, we started to fill up those empty banana boxes with food destined to help families in Eastern Maine!
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As we have done for the past 22 years, we'll be sending our DJs out to set up in front of local Hannaford stores to collect donations of pasta, on the morning of the 18th. Our goal each year is to collect "A Ton of Pasta. The pasta will be distributed to local food cupboards throughout the area to help put food on the tables for individuals and families who are living with food insecurity.

Hannaford even got into the spirit and come out with a huge donation! It was amazing!
Hannaford even got into the spirit and come out with a huge donation! It was amazing!
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We know that just one box of pasta can usually feed an entire family, so imagine how many Maine families we could help, if everyone gives just a little.

We'll have teams set up at Hannaford stores on Broadway and Hogan Rd. in Bangor and at the Hannafords in Brewer, and Ellsworth. Come say hi to Jordan! He'll be at the Broadway Hannaford location from 10 AM until 1 PM with the folks from the Blue Cross Food Pantry.

Jordan Verge
Jordan Verge
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Stop by, bring the kids, bring your friends, and say hello! Take a selfie with the DJs. They'll be set up in some parking spaces in front of each store.

But most importantly, if you can, either on your way in or on your way out of the store, consider making a donation of a box or two of pasta.

These were just two of many little buddies that happened by to donate. Thanks guys!
These were just two of many little buddies that happened to stop by to donate some pasta. Thanks, guys!
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Help us help others, and help yourself feel good too, in the process.

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