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See what we’ve been up to and what the Greater Portland press has to say about the caring people and Maine businesses that help the Locker Project bring healthy food to hungry children and families.

September 1, 2020
SUPPORTS Thrive2027 GOAL ONE: GIVE OUR KIDS A STRONG START

At this stop, we visit with Locker Project Executive Director, Kathryn Sargent, who shares more about the organization and how they continue to provide nourishing food to Greater Portland school students and their families amid the pandemic.
August 31, 2020
Nourishing families during a pandemic
June 23, 2020
June updates and how you can help
April 24, 2020
Locker Project Executive Director Kathryn Sargent and Portland Food Service Director Jane McLucas talk about current programs in Portland.
April 2020
In January 2020, Machias Savings Bank came to Westbrook High School to see our fresh food event.
April 2020
The Locker Project received emergency COVID response funding from Machias Savings Bank.
April 2020
The Locker Project received emergency COVID response funding from the Bangor Savings Bank Foundation.
March 2020
News from the Locker Project.
January 2020
Updates and special features from the Locker Project.
December 18, 2019
We were excited to be the featured nonprofit at the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce Kegs & Issues in December, where Erin French, from The Lost Kitchen, shared her inspiring story.
December 5, 2019
"Most of these kids would get lunch and often breakfast at school, but they might not have anything to eat in the evening, and weekends are a tough time, and then to be out of school for close to two weeks, when they will miss out on those school meals, we want to make sure there's food in the house," The Locker Project Executive Director Kathryn Sargent said.
November 2019
Updates and special features from the Locker Project.
November 17, 2019
Maine Points: Danny Martignetti talks with Deb Bergeron, founder of 100 Women Who Care Southern Maine; Donna Dwyer, who heads up Westbrook's My Place Teen Center (first half of the broadcast), and Locker Project ED Kathryn Sargent (second half).
November 15, 2019
"The Fuel Kids at School funding, with its focus on Head Start programs, will enable us to make nutritious food readily available to more families at risk of hunger in the critical years before their children enter the public schools," said Kathryn Sargent, executive director of the Locker Project.
February 7, 2019
Our friends at Bernstein Shur created this new promotional video for the Locker Project!
October 4, 2018
Spotlight on Stephanie, one of the Locker Project’s many amazing volunteers. She’s our liaison at the Riverton school, making sure hungry kids take home the healthy food they need.
January 22, 2018
Our friends at Benchmark Residential and Investment Real Estate, together with No Umbrella Media – created this amazing video highlighting the Locker Project and our mission!
November 12, 2017
Executive Director Katie Brown and Westbrook High School nurse, Jen Drouin speak with WGAN's Tory Ryden about the critical need for the Locker Project.
January 28, 2017
Katie Wallace and Katie Brown sit down with Dr. Lisa Belisle to discuss the Locker Project's mission.

Special thanks to Maine Magazine.
November 21, 2016
Listen to Katie Wallace and Katie Brown on MPBN's Voices of Giving.
September 4, 2016
"The Locker Project restocks for a new school year"

Thanks to Lee Auto for spotlighting the Locker Project in a special advertising section of the Portland Press Herald.
September , 2016
"The Locker Project Is Making It Normal to Take Food Home from School"
by Tony Zeli
August 27, 2016
"Locker Project latches onto the need to feed hungry children in schools"
June, 2016
In June, members of PROPEL awarded the Locker Project and 4 other incredible Portland start-ups with their entreverge award.

Watch the video.
February 9, 2016
WMTW-TV (Channel 8) caught up with the Locker Project during a delivery just before February break – at a time when children are most insecure.