Food Distribution Schedule and Guidelines

Tuesdays 10:30 am – Noon
*Recipients may come any and every Tuesday
Process Goes as Follows:

Bring 2 or 3 Reusable Shopping  Bags
– Recipients line up (6′ apart)
-Recipients proceed through a line of tables with available products on them.
Products differ from week to week but may include
-bread, -sweets, -variety of produce, -other misc. items
– Recipient point out which item(s) they’d like
– Volunteers will place them in the shopping bag

***Everyone MUST wear a face mask
Please RESPECT the Social Distancing Guidelines of 6 Feet***

Thursday 8:30 am – 11:00 am
January 7, 14, 21, 28
February 4, 11, 18, 25
*Recipients may come once/month
Process Goes as Follows

We are using a Hannaford-To-Go type process
– Recipients look for the Check-In Table
-Recipients will receive 2 order forms.
1 for perishables.  1 for non-perishables
– Once these forms are completed, return them to the Check-In Table
– Recipient orders will be filled by Volunteers
– Once the order is filled, Recipients will be asked to bring their vehicle to the Loading Area
– Vehicles will be loaded by our Volunteers.
Recipients, please stay in your Vehicle during loading.

***Everyone MUST wear a face mask
Please RESPECT the Social Distancing Guidelines of 6 Feet***

1st Wednesday Evening 5:00 – 7:00 pm
January 6
February 3
For Recipients who work or
are unable to come on Thursday (please)

2nd Wednesday
January 13
February 10
South Portland Shut-In Delivery
(Must be screened in advance through the SPFC)

3rd and 4th Wednesdays
January 20 and 27
February 17 and 24
South Portland Housing Authority
(Must register in advance with the SPHA)


Thursday – This is a Check-In day and similar to a Hannaford-To-Go process.  New Recipients will be asked to provide evidence of residency and fill out a data sheet.  Recipients may come 1/month

Tuesday – There is no Check-In on Tuesday.  Get in line (respect social distancing).  Recipients may come any/every Tuesday

1st Wednesday of the Month – This Food Distribution is for people who work and are otherwise unable to come Thursday.  We are asking Recipients to respect the intent of this evening’s Distribution.  Guidelines are the same as Thursday

Transportation –  For South Portland Residents ONLY without transportation – We are able to provide a complimentary ride home.  You may have up to 4 rides/month.  These rides are limited to Tuesday and Thursday Food Distribution times.  Rides are direct from the South Portland Food Cupboard 130 Thadeus Street to said Recipient’s home address.  There are no other stops permitted.  Recipients are asked to call the SPFC (207.874.0379) and register for these rides in advance.