Recently, New England CONAM donated funds to help indigenous tribes within Maine to improve food security. During this COVID-19 crisis, many people are not able to work, without a safety net to catch them. The pandemic has hit BIPoC individuals harder than other populations.
You can be part of this call to action by:
1. Making a donation to the REACH Community Response Fund at Call to Action: Wabanaki Food Security
2. Sending a check directly to one of the Wabanaki communities’ food pantries:
- Penobscot Nation Food Pantry, 12 Wabanaki Way, Indian Island, ME 04468
- Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point Food Pantry, PO Box 343, Perry, ME 04667
- Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township Food Pantry, PO Box 301, Princeton, ME 04668
- Aroostook Band of Micmacs Food Bank, 7 Northern Rd., Presque Isle, ME 04736
- Houlton Band of Maliseets Food Pantry, 88 Bell Road, Littleton, ME 04730
3. Making a donation to Eastern Woodlands Rematriation in support of Wabanaki food sovereignty making an payment:
- Online at https://whyhunger.org/
- By sending a check to Why Hunger, 505 Eighth Ave, Suite 2100, NY, NY 10018
Put Eastern Woodlands Rematriation in the subject line.