Posted by Kaitlin Tito on Oct 29, 2020
  • The last time Don spoke with Saco Food Pantry they had sufficient funding
  • Volunteers are still needed, particularly on Friday mornings for donation pick-up
  • The sign-up spreadsheet has been simplified - please leave your name and contact information in the appropriate time slot, and Brenda will forward to her contact at the food pantry
  • Link to doc:
  • City of OOB has no immediate need but does anticipate need in the future
  • About 550 masks remaining from bulk donation
  • Don recommends holding onto them for now
  • The City of Saco administrator says that first responders, police, etc. have enough masks
  • Bon Appetit and Youth Full Maine received mask donations
  • We should plan to check in with smaller nursing homes on their mask needs
  • Don will stop by the MacArthur Home to see if they could use any
  • 3 bottles of hand sanitizer remaining - different groups stop by and pick up as needed
  • St. James School funding request is substantial ($288 x 10 months) - to be decided by board
  • Recommended size for raised beds - 3 ft x 8 ft
  • Individual (visible) gardens are recommended rather than community garden
  • Available to Saco, Biddeford, and OOB communities
  • An application should be created to determine who receives garden donations
  • Boxes, soil, seedlings to be donated to recipients
  • The subcommittee could also follow up with families to assist with maintenance 
  • Duties for next meeting: Kaitlin creating pamphlet/Ken working on application/Joe putting together budget
Thank you,
Kaitlin Tito