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April 27, 2017

“We all deserve the dignity of … a home.”

We see a lot of sadness at Preble Street as those we care about struggle with the tragedy and violence of poverty, untreated mental illness, relentless hunger and the disease of addictions.

We're certainly blessed, however, to bear witness when a client graduates from school, secures a job, finds a new home, or accesses the services they need and deserve. Those of us who work at Preble Street feel honored to share in those joyful moments, and we celebrate those successes.

Now is one of those times to celebrate - times 30!

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in the news

April 07, 2017

Homelessness in Maine down, shelters still full

According to Maine State Housing Authority, homelessness statewide is at its lowest number since 2010. But the city of Portland’s Oxford Street Shelter, which is designed to sleep 154 people sees on average 220 people every night.

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May 06, 2017

Twiddle at State Theatre with Strange Machines

See Twiddle in Portland at the State Theater on May 6. Be sure to stop by the merchandise table at the show: 100% of net proceeds raised from the sale of the Mother's Day pin will benefit Preble Street.

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June 06, 2017

The Night Kitchen

The Night Kitchen, a full length, original musical comedy, will be performed at Portland Stage Company. All proceeds will benefit Preble Street.

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