As the Maine State Legislature begins considering budget proposals and bills aimed at further restricting the state’s safety net, a research study by Preble Street and Good Shepherd Food Bank reveals that recent policy changes to food assistance programs have already intensified the suffering and hunger of many Mainers.Read More
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.Read More
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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.Read More
Maine Medical Center and Preble Street have joined forces to ensure the most vulnerable underserved people in Portland have access to quality, barrier-free health care.Read More
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!Read More