People Helping People since 1990 with over $11.3 million raised to combat hunger in Maine.

Cooperation Works

  • Maine credit unions contributed $930,367.80 to end hunger in 2021 and supported 242 organizations across Maine, including local food pantries, meal sites, and schools.
  • The Campaign is the signature social responsibility campaign for Maine’s credit unions. 100% of all funds raised by the Campaign stay in the state.
  • The initiative is the largest, non-hunger organization-based, philanthropic fundraising effort to end hunger in Maine.

The Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger is a 501(c)(3), which means all contributions are tax-deductible! 2020 marks the 30th year of the Campaign. For more information contact Tim Brooks at 800.442.6715, ext. 298 or Jen Burke at ext. 295.

2021 Campaign Highlights

  • $877,739.81 direct funds contributed to the Campaign.
  • $13,366.76 worth of food collected and donated.
  • $110,000 raised during the month of June to support Good Shepherd Food Bank, local community food pantries, and meal sites as part of the $100,000 Ending Hunger Challenge.
  • $25,630.23 funds donated by credit unions directly to Good Shepherd Food Bank.
  • Over $17,000 in financial support to help local schools and Full Plates Full Potential feed students during the summer months.
  • $20,000 provided to Full Plates Full Potential to support the establishment of the John T. Woods Innovation Grant Program.

The top seven credit unions in terms of dollars contributed to end hunger in Maine and per member contributions are annually recognized. Atlantic Federal Credit Union was the top credit union fundraiser in 2021, contributing $120,544.91 to combat hunger in the state. Maine Solutions Federal Credit Union had the highest per member contributions at $9.68 per member.

2021 Top Seven by Category

Total Dollars Contributed to End Hunger in Maine

  • 1st Place – Atlantic Federal Credit Union
  • 2nd Place – Maine State Credit Union
  • 3rd Place – Acadia Federal Credit Union
  • 4th Place – University Credit Union
  • 5th Place – PeoplesChoice Credit Union
  • 6th Place – Maine Savings Federal Credit Union
  • 7th Place – Sebasticook Valley Federal Credit Union

Total Dollars Raised Per Member

  • 1st Place –  Maine Solutions Federal Credit Union
  • 2nd Place – Gardiner Federal Credit Union
  • 3rd Place – Acadia Federal Credit Union
  • 4th Place – Sabattus Regional Federal Credit Union
  • 5th Place – Monmouth Federal Credit Union
  • 6th Place – Maine State Credit Union
  • 7th Place – Atlantic Federal Credit Union

Visit Our Campaign Website

www.campaignforendinghunger.org