Shaw’s mysteriously ends longtime donation program at critical time for food bank

The Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program in Brunswick is looking to replace 100,000 pounds of dairy products, meat and produce it received annually from the nearby Shaw’s after the supermarket chain recently told the food pantry and soup kitchen that it had stopped its donations program.

Karen Parker, director of Mid Coast Hunger Prevention, confirmed Wednesday evening that her nonprofit was informed last week that the Shaw’s at Merrymeeting Plaza in Brunswick would no longer be supplying the pantry with food [click here to read full story on the Portland Press Herald website].