Cobscook Currents 4-H club adopts Furry Friends Food Bank to help seniors with pets

Whiting, Maine — The Furry Friends Food Bank has been adopted by a University of Maine Cooperative Extension 4-H club in Washington County. Cobscook Currents 4-H club members, committed to making a positive difference in their community, chose the food bank for pets as a community service project. 

Club members have installed a pet food collection box for public donations at the Whiting General Store, 136 U.S. Route 1, Whiting. Furry Friends Food Bank is an Eastern Area Agency on Aging program designed to help seniors feed and support their four-legged companions.

For more information about UMaine Extension 4-H[], contact Tara Wood, 207.255.3345; For more information about the Furry Friends Food Bank [], contact Kelly Adams, Eastern Area Agency on Aging, 207.941.2865.  

Photo Caption: Members of the Cobscook Currents 4-H Club display donations collected for the Furry Friends Food Bank.