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The South Portland Food Cupboard is a non-profit, volunteer-based food pantry dedicated to alleviating hunger. The cupboard organizes their team of over 130 volunteers who are committed to the acquisition and distribution of food to hungry people throughout South Portland, Cape Elizabeth, Scarborough and surrounding communities.

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130 Thadeus Street

South Portland


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Maine Region:

Greater Portland and Casco Bay

How to Donate Your Time!

Volunteers Needed?

Age Requirement:


All Ages Welcome

Volunteer  Requirement:

Info. on Donating Time:

To become a volunteer at South Portland Food Cupboard one must fill-ou a Volunteer Application Form, complete a personal interview, and a volunteer training.

How to Donate Your Stuff!

Material Donations Accepted?


Info. on Donating Goods:

Information on donating material goods:

Some of the stuff we need!

Food donations can be dropped off on site on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8am to 12 pm. Please call (207)874-0379 to let them know you are coming.

chicken noodle soup, tomato soup, mac and cheese, grape jelly, apple jelly, canned tuna fish, tomato sauce, canned pasta sauce, white rice, brown rice, canned peaches, canned mixed fruits, canned pears, paper shredder, food

How to Donate Your Money!

Monetary Donations Accepted?


Info. on Donating Money:

What do the donations help fund?

Monetary donations are used to restock the pantry and ensure that all clients go home with nutritious meals that include milk, meat, eggs, juice and fresh vegetables.

All links lead to a secure off-site page for making a donation.  Aside from providing a link, How to Help in Maine does not participate in the transaction in any way.  Most of the charities are 501(c)(3) and therefore tax deductible

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