Fighting Hunger: First National Bank Donates $25,000 to Local Food Pantries

by | Apr 24, 2023

First National Bank recently announced that it has made donations totaling $25,000 to organizations fighting food insecurity including thirty food pantries in the bank’s market area. “First National Bank is grateful for the critical services that our food pantries provide to our neighbors in need,” remarked Tony C. McKim, President and CEO. “As a Maine community bank, it is our goal to respond to the needs of these vital organizations that serve and help families put food on the table.” 

The thirty food pantries included: AIO Food Pantry in Rockland, Bangor Area Homeless Shelter, Bar Harbor Food Pantry, Belfast Soup Kitchen, Boothbay Region Food Pantry, Bread for the Journey in Warren, Bread of Life Food Pantry in Swan’s Island, Brewer Area Food Pantry, Calais Backpack Program, Camden Area Christian Food Pantry, Come Spring Food Pantry in Union, Ecumenical Food Pantry in Bangor, Community Resource Council in Boothbay, Friendship/Cushing Food Pantry, Garrapy Food Pantry in Eastport , Help Yourself Shelf in Wiscasset , Irene Chadbourne Food Pantry in Calais, Liberty Area Food Pantry , Little Free Food Pantry in Vinalhaven, Loaves and Fishes in Ellsworth, Magic School Bus with Healthy Peninsula in Blue Hill, New Harbor Food Pantry, Salvation Army Food Pantry in Bangor, St. George Community Cupboard, Thomaston Interchurch Fellowship, Tree of Life in Blue Hill, Waldoboro Food Pantry, Westside Food Pantry in Southwest Harbor, Wiscasset Food Pantry and Woodland Community Food Pantry in Baileyville.

First National Bank, a subsidary of The First Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FNLC) is an independent community bank with 18 offices in Lincoln, Knox, Waldo, Hancock, Washington and Penobscot Counties.  For more information about First National Bank, please call 1-800-564-3195 or visit