POWNAL — At the end of a long dirt road in Pownal, Sarah Lundin spots the children playing, a little girl and boy, snowsuited, pink-cheeked, grinning. Their mother is out walking in the last light, their father is inside, but the boy, who is bigger, happily takes the big box of food from Lundin, the community services coordinator for Freeport Community Services. This week there’s ground meat inside the box, courtesy of Wolfe’s Neck Farm, which supplies 50 pounds a week to the food pantry at Freeport Community Services. The butternut squash and potatoes come from R. Belanger & Sons Farm in Lewiston. There’s cereal and other staples, enough to help a family of four make it through a week if they’re careful.Because not everyone can make it to the food pantry during the hours it is open, Freeport Community Services makes home deliveries to families and individuals in need. They might be older Mainers who are disabled – Lundin’s first stop of the day was at the apartment of a woman who uses a wheelchair – or homebound by age or illnesses. Or, as in the case of this family, they might be working families with just one car…. Read full this story
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