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Northeast Bank Donates $2,500 to Mid-Coast Hunger Prevention Program

Brunswick, ME
October 6th, 2011

Northeast Bank announced today a significant donation of $2,500 to the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program, in support of its Annual Charity Auction, which takes place from 5 – 8 pm on October 22nd at The Knights of Columbus Hall in Brunswick.  Local bank representatives will join other area supporters to volunteer at the important MCHPP event, helping to answer phones and showcase auction items.

“We are proud to be a part of the mid-coast community and are committed to supporting local organizations that make an impact,” said Jim Delamater, President and CEO of the Northeast Community Banking Division. “Mid Coast Hunger Prevention’s efforts to provide local residents with food assistance and support are impressive, and we are excited to support their annual fundraiser.”

Tickets for the event are on sale at Northeast Bank’s Brunswick office, located at 186 Maine Street.  All proceeds from the auction go toward efforts to reduce hunger by providing food assistance, sustainable living education, and referral services to households living at or below poverty in Brunswick, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Durham, Harpswell, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, and Topsham.

“Not only has Northeast Bank supported us financially but many of their employees volunteer for us at special events throughout the year. They truly help us provide food for today and hope for tomorrow. It is groups like this that make our community such a great place to live for all.” said Cyndy Carney, Executive Director of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program.

To learn more about the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program and their Annual Charity Auction, visit www.mchpp.org or contact Patty Kimball at 725-2716 ex 20.

‚ÄčAbout Northeast Bank

Northeast Bancorp (NASDAQ: NBN) is the holding company for Northeast Bank, a full service community bank headquartered in Lewiston, Maine. Northeast Bank derives its income from a combination of traditional banking services and non-traditional financial products and services, including insurance and investments. Northeast Bank operates ten traditional bank branches, three investment centers and four loan production offices that serve seven counties in Maine and two in New Hampshire. Information regarding Northeast Bank can be found on its website at www.northeastbank.com or by contacting 1-800-284-5989.

About Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program

The Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program is a non-profit United Way agency in Brunswick, Maine that is dedicated to assisting local hungry families. MCHPP offers on-site meals, food to prepare meals at home, and educational programs that empower and assist others to become more self-sufficient. The mission of the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program is to reduce hunger by providing food assistance, sustainable living education and referral services to households living at or below poverty in Brunswick, Bowdoin, Bowdoinham, Durham, Harpswell, Lisbon, Lisbon Falls, and Topsham.  They provide food assistance to over 1,200 families in need each year. Their staff and over 250 dedicated volunteers provide seven programs that ensure clients receive food assistance as well as help building skills to live self-sufficient and healthy lifestyles. For more information please visit www.mchpp.org.