Take a look back at more than 40 years of empowering people to overcome homelessness, hunger, and poverty.
If homelessness were a disease, Americans would demand a cure.


November 29, 2018

All Paws on Deck!

Dozens of volunteers join us every day at Preble Street, offering their time, energy, and unique skills to serve people in need. Some are great… Read More

September 27, 2018

Volunteer of the Month: Melodie

It’s been almost 10 years since Melodie Wilson started volunteering at Florence House to help serve upwards of 50 women a warm dinner every Wednesday… Read More

August 24, 2018

Volunteer of the Month: Kristin

At Preble Street, a wellspring of institutional knowledge lives and breathes in the form of volunteers. The Volunteer of the Month for August, Kristin Lindvall,… Read More

August 24, 2018

Hungry Mainers Rely on SNAP

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)—formerly known as food stamps—is our nation’s most important and effective anti-hunger program. SNAP reduces hunger and food insecurity by… Read More

August 24, 2018

Support the Senate Farm Bill

You can fight hunger in Maine by protecting SNAP! The current Farm Bill expires on September 30. Call, email, and visit the offices of your… Read More

July 19, 2018

Volunteer of the Month: John

As the old adage goes, if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. In mid-July, with ovens and stoves cranking to cook… Read More

July 17, 2018

Fight hunger in your community!

One in seven Mainers in food insecure. Here are ways to fight hunger in your community! Volunteer At your local food pantry. See this list… Read More

July 06, 2018

Stop the Governor’s LD 1711 veto!

Earlier this week Governor LePage vetoed LD 1711 (H.O.U.S.E.), a bill to support recovery for homeless opioid users. Particularly after speaking with him on the phone last… Read More

June 29, 2018

Volunteer of the Month: Ahmad

It’s Tuesday afternoon at the Teen Center. Staff members are in the great room, meeting with clients and connecting them to services. Outside, a few… Read More

June 05, 2018

Your support saves lives

One year after opening, Huston Commons tenants reflect on how their lives have changed. Your support gives chronically homeless neighbors a chance to reclaim their… Read More

May 21, 2018

Volunteer of the Month: Graham

Graham W. started volunteering at the Resource Center Soup Kitchen several years ago. A Portland resident for nearly ten years, Graham’s compassion for people struggling… Read More

May 07, 2018

A closer look at the Resource Center

Preble Street runs 14 programs meeting urgent needs, empowering people to move beyond crises, and advocating for solutions to homelessness, hunger, and poverty. One of… Read More

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