Waterville-area effort to feed kids seeks volunteers, donations

WATERVILLE — Families and individuals in the Waterville area can take advantage of 1,000 mobile snacks and dinners a day for those under 18, Monday through Friday, being distributed by volunteers coordinated by the Alfond Youth and Community Center during the school closes spurred by COVID-19.
Weekend meal backpacks are also be available at the AYCC location on Thursdays and Fridays.
Curbside service is available at six locations in four communities from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at:
Fairfield: Fairfield Community Center parking lot.
Oakland: Fabian Oil – Parking Lot by gas station and train tracks.
Winslow: Fort Halifax – Front parking lot.
Waterville: AYCC parking lot, North End Teen Center parking lot; South End BGC parking lot.
The AYCC invites all community members to get involved.
Those who need meals may take advantage of this service. It’s available for all youth under the age of 18 years old, no restrictions.
Pull up to the servers, let them know how many children you need to feed and you will receive that number of individually packaged meals with five nutritous components.
The center also needs help packaging meals at the AYCC from 2:30 to 4 p.m. and distributing meals to/at the three additional sites. Those who want to volunteer should contact Josie at jskelley@clubaycc.org.
Those who want to help fund the project, which costs $25,000 a week, may find out how to meet the challenge at clubaycc.org/feeding families.