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December 21, 2016

A call for action from Dr. Peter Bates

Each year on the longest night of homelessness, Preble Street, Homeless Voices for Justice, community leaders and concerned neighbors gather for the annual Homeless Persons' Memorial Vigil to remember our homeless friends who have died and recommit ourselves to the task of ending homelessness.

So far in 2016, 32 people living in Portland, Maine, have died without homes.

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February 28, 2017

Maine Restaurant Week’s Incredible Breakfast Cook-Off

Ten Maine restaurants competed to earn the winning prize--bragging rights! Chefs cooked up signature breakfast dishes and twists on classic favorites for ticket holders to try. All made delicious options, but the winner was first time participant Chef Brian Anderson of the Congress Street Restaurant.

Regardless of the competition, restaurant personnel participating were even more excited to give to a good cause- all proceeds form the sold out event went directly to Preble Street to help feed Maine's homeless.

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March 27, 2017

Maine Interfaith Advocacy Days

This two-day event is designed to bring people of all faiths together in our state capital to worship, learn, and advocate effectively with Maine’s legislators on the issues of hunger, homelessness, healthcare, and climate justice.

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April 11, 2017

Scooping for Community at Gelato Fiasco

Treat yourself while helping others! Stop in to the Old Port Gelato Fiasco for some tasty gelato or sorbetto during Scooping for Community Day, and help raise money for some of Maine's most vulnerable people. Just mention Preble Street at check-out and the store will donate 100% of your purchase price to support our work. What a sweet deal!

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