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  • Annmarie Throckmorton, M.A.

If you are in need...

"If you are in need of food and live in Augusta or Manchester, you are eligible to register with us. To sign up for our services, you must call our appointment line Monday - Wednesday between 8:30 am - 11:30 am."


When I thanked a volunteer staffer for her work at AFB, she said somewhat haughtily that she is "proud to be an AFB volunteer. I said nothing because interacting with her was not making me feel proud. Another volunteer staffer came up to me and offered to help me find what I needed but I backed as far away as possible from her prominent nasal drip, laden with germs. I guess she was too was so proud to volunteer that she could not keep her germs at home. Now I too have germy nasal drip and I stay at home.

dented, crushed AFB donations to Annmarie Throckmorton on October 1, 2023

"The USDA says that while rare, dented cans can lead to botulism which is a deadly form of food poisoning that attacks the nervous system. Symptoms include double vision, droopy eyelids, trouble swallowing and difficulty breathing. Leaking and bulging cans can also be signs of expired canned food."

While eating cereal from a crushed box "isn't necessarily dangerous, the quality of your food, such as the taste, texture and nutritional content, can be compromised."

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