The State Customer Data Facilities are holding a meals drive from Nov. 5-22. The Maine Tourism Affiliation (MTA), the state’s largest nonprofit tourism enterprise affiliation, operates the seven facilities on behalf of the state. MTA is asking for donations of canned and non-perishable meals which will probably be donated to meals pantries native to every Customer Heart. The facilities are open 9 am to five:30 pm, seven days per week.
CEO Tony Cameron acknowledged, “We all know that individuals are struggling, with the enterprise shutdowns of the spring to layoffs to not working in an effort to educate kids at house or look after sick members of the family. The pandemic has definitely hit the tourism business onerous. When brainstorming about how we, because the Maine Tourism Affiliation, may assist our communities our Kittery Customer Heart supervisor Jo Turcotte got here up with the thought for a meals drive. Everybody was immediately supportive and went to work in their very own space to companion with an area meals pantry. I’m really appreciative of how devoted our workers is to their area and the state.”
“This can be a nice alternative for Maine residents to cease into their native Customer Heart, drop off a meals donation and take a look at what the facilities have to supply. The data is beneficial to everybody, not simply guests from away. Mainers can find out about areas of the state and websites they haven’t but visited, choose up journey publications, or plan a visit with our kiosks,” Kittery Customer Heart Supervisor Jo Turcotte mentioned.
For extra data, please discover the contact data for every middle and the meals pantry that can obtain the donations; or go to the Maine Tourism Affiliation’s occasions web page at: https://www.mainetourism.com/occasion/annual-food-drive/3464/.