What We Do

Wayside has been increasing access to nutritious food to our neighbors in Southern Maine since 1986. Wayside’s hunger relief efforts include:

Through its Food Rescue Program, Wayside diverted 550 tons of edible food from the waste stream in 2019. Rescued food was distributed, free of charge, to 60 partners throughout Southern Maine including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other social service agencies. 


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What's New

New Wayside Shirts to Share With You

We're so excited about these new shirts and even more excited to be sharing them! They are super comfortable, lightweight and perfect for summer. More about New Wayside Shirts to Share With You

Wayside celebrates National Mac & Cheese Day

We are celebrating National Mac & Cheese Day by sharing our favorite recipe for Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese! More about Wayside celebrates National Mac & Cheese Day

Pop up Picnics

Join our community to check out the community gardens, share a free meal with your neighbor, and celebrate summer! More about Pop up Picnics

Community Meals starting to reopen

Following CDC guidelines and protocols, we are excited to announce that two Community Meals will be returning this month to being shared together as a sit down meal.  More about Community Meals starting to reopen