Acadia FCU Donates Critical Funding to Local Food Pantries and Assistance Programs

Acadia FCU recently disbursed over $27,000 to help feed people in their community. As part of the Maine Credit Unions’ Campaign for Ending Hunger, fourteen food pantries and food assistance programs in northern and eastern Maine benefited from the credit union’s fundraising efforts.

“We are pleased to once again support our local food pantries and hunger organizations, especially during this critical time,” said David Desjardins, President/CEO of Acadia FCU. “The pandemic caused us to accelerate our donation schedule due to dire need that our communities are facing. It’s immensely satisfying to provide support during these challenging times.”

A total of $27,287.38 was distributed and sent to the following agencies:

  • First Assembly of God Food Pantry
  • St. John Vianney Parish Food Pantry
  • Aroostook Area Agency on Aging/Meals on Wheels
  • Ashland Food Pantry
  • Greater Fort Kent Ecumenical Food Pantry
  • Notre Dame du Mont Carmel Food Pantry
  • Our Lady of the Valley
  • MSAD 33 Take Home Program
  • Seeds of Hope Food Pantry
  • Bangor Area Homeless Shelter
  • Brewer Area Food Pantry
  • The Salvation Army of Bangor
  • Manna Ministries Food Pantry
  • Fish River Rural Health Food Shelf