Oakland Sidney United Methodist Church
Saturday, October 21, 2017

Food Bank

The Oakland Ministerial Association and the Town of Oakland support this food bank which is located in the ell at the back of the parsonage.  The Food Bank is open every Thursday from 4-6 P M. 

 

OAKLAND COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY

 is located on--

20 West School Street at the rear of the Parsonage of the Methodist Church.

 

The Oakland Food Pantry welcomes eligible residents of

Oakland and provides them with food and necessary personal items to help support them with adequate nutrition and basic hygiene in their homes.

 

Strict confidentiality will be maintained with respect to all information obtained by volunteers concerning the organization and the families we serve.

 

In every instance, clients will be addressed and served with courtesy and respect for their dignity.

 

The Oakland Food Pantry is open to eligible community members for shopping each Thursday from 4 to 6 pm, with the exception of Holidays falling on a Thursday.

 

Proof of Oakland residence is required by showing one of the following:

           A Maine Care Card

           Current CMP Bill or a Phone Bill

           A copy of your lease

           Any current bill with your name and address.

If you do not have any of the above ID, you may go to the  OAKLAND TOWN OFFICE and get a note stating you are a resident of OAKLAND.

A drivers license may not be used for identification.

 

A client will be eligible to shop  at the Pantry providing their income falls with in the Federal Income Guidelines.

 

For the fiscal year of June 2016 thru July 2017 the Oakland Food Pantry served 157 families.