Rock City Coffee and First National Bank help tackle Food Insecurity with launch of Dream First Blend

by | Aug 2, 2022

Rock City Coffee is partnering with First National Bank to help tackle food insecurity with its new Dream First Blend. Beginning in August when you purchase a bag of their Dream First Blend, 10% of those coffee bean sales will benefit Knox County families through AIO Food and Energy Assistance.

The Dream First Blend is a medium roast coffee to kick start your day, support the community, and help fight food insecurity. It is available at Rock City Café at 316 Main St., Rock City Coffee Roasters at 252 Main St. in Rockland and online at

“We’re proud to partner with Rock City Coffee and AIO to work together to ensure the best days are ahead for families throughout Knox County.” Said Tony McKim, President and CEO of First National Bank.

Joe Ryan, Executive Director of AIO Food and Energy Assistance commented, “It’s such a great demonstration of cooperation between business and community providers to help the food pantry and to help all those who suffer from food insecurity here in our community.”

First National Bank, a subsidiary 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

AIO Food & Energy Assistance has been addressing food and energy insecurity in Knox County for over 30 years and continues to work throughout the community to raise awareness in an effort to reach anyone who may need assistance. To learn more about AIO, please stop by and visit the pantry at 1A Gordon Drive in Rockland or visit: