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February 27, 2018

Standing Up for LGBTQ Youth

LD 912 An Act To Clarify the Scope of Practice of Certain Licensed Professionals Regarding Conversion Therapy proposes to ban practices seeking to change a person’s… Read More

December 12, 2017

A message from the Executive Director

Dear Friends and Supporters of Preble Street, In the Portland Press Herald this morning (“City proposes new $10 million shelter in Portland with 200 beds”)… Read More

December 01, 2017

Preble Street joins Freedom Network USA

Preble Street is proud and excited to be joining Freedom Network USA, a national alliance of experienced advocates advancing a human rights-based approach to human trafficking… Read More

November 22, 2017

12th Annual Stuff the Bus Food Drive

Busloads of gratitude to Rewind 100.9, Chuck Igo, Custom Coach and Limousine Service, all of the schools, businesses, and private donors who brought in over 114,000 pounds… Read More

November 20, 2017

Bring Mainers home for good

Help us raise $60,000 in 24 hours this Giving Tuesday—the November 28 global day of giving! Thanks to a generous challenge match, all gifts will be… Read More

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March 30, 2018

USM Food Studies Program Policy Symposium

On Friday, March 30 a diverse group of experts, activists, students and citizens will convene at University of Southern Maine to develop policy on issues of food insecurity and poverty for the 2018 Governors’ and State Legislative elections.

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April 25, 2018

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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