South Portland Food Cupboard Program

Jurisdiction Name: Cumberland County
State/Province: ME
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 288,204
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: WebPDF
Policy type: program
Year: 2016
GFC Topic: community food security
Keywords: Elderly, distribution, emergency food, food access, food assistance, food banks, healthy food, hunger, nutrition, youth
Adopting Government Department(s):

Cumberland County Municipal Oversight Committee

Lead Implementing Entity(s): South Portland Food Cupboard
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: $10,000.00
Funding Sources: Community Development Block Grant through the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Policy Outcome(s):

Allocates grant funds to provide food assistance and hunger-alleviation services to low-to-moderate income residents of the City of South Portland.  The program services include a food pantry, community resource help desk, service to home bound seniors and Snack Packs which are pre-packaged snack-sized foods for families with children 12-years and under.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1Link 2