Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Food Recall Notice on Theater Boxes of Peanut Butter M&Ms


Mars Chocolate North America Issues Allergy Alert Voluntary Recall On Undeclared Peanut Butter In M&M’s® Brand Milk Chocolate Theater Box

Even though we do not feel any of this product was acquired at Good Shepherd Food Bank, you may have received it in a donation or your patrons may have acquired it elsewhere. Since peanuts and peanut butter are often life-threatening allergens, we ask that you please print out the recall notice at THIS LINK and post it at your pantry where patrons will see it. 

Monday, September 15, 2014

Updates to Online Ordering System

On Friday afternoon (September 12) we completed an update to our online ordering system (Primarius Web Window). We believe we have worked through all issues that emerged as a result of this update and that all users are now able to log in and place orders.

If you are experiencing issues with online ordering, please contact Heidi Lupardo at hlupardo@gsfb.org or (207) 782-3554 ext. 1126.

Walmart Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign 2014

It's never been easier to make a difference in the lives of children and families in Maine!

Walmart's Fight Hunger. Spark Change. Campaign 2014 allows the public to engage in the fight against child hunger easily, with just a quick, daily visit to their website. And we can make a difference for children right here in Maine.

Through Fight Hunger. Spark Change. the public can participate in a voting campaign to determine which Feeding America food banks will receive funding awards from Walmart. 

The campaign runs from Monday, September 15th (12:01am Eastern time) to Sunday, October 5th (11:59pm Eastern time).  At the conclusion of the voting campaign, the 50 food banks nationwide that receive the most votes will each receive a funding award of $60,000.  Please help feed hungry Maine children and families by voting for Good Shepherd Food Bank.

You may vote once a day, every day, from September 15-October 5.  Set a reminder on your calendar, an alarm on your phone, tell your friends, email your co-workers, post it on Facebook.  There isn't an easier way to raise money for child hunger in Maine!

Please go online to www.walmart.com/fighthunger and vote for Good Shepherd Food Bank!

GSFB Network is a blog for partner agencies of Good Shepherd Food Bank focused on feeding Maine's hungry.