Machias Food Pantry makes plans for the future

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

The numbers are bleak: One in six Maine seniors don’t have enough to eat; one in five Maine children go hungry, and 37 percent of Maine’s food-insecure population does not qualify for public assistance. The numbers also hit close to home. Since she began volunteering in 2017, Machias Food Pantry Director Eunice Mommens has seen a significant increase in the number of clientele using the pantry’s services.

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