Preble Street is home to hundreds of people each day, and we are here to see them through the COVID-19 crisis.
Take a look back at more than 40 years of empowering people to overcome homelessness, hunger, and poverty.


July 06, 2020

Important Changes to Food Services

UPDATED 7/7/2020 – details subject to change In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, this new best practice model prioritizes the public health of our community… Read More

April 17, 2020

Preble Street needs your help

A message from Executive Director Mark Swann: As we all navigate this uncertain time, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart… Read More

April 16, 2020

Responding to COVID-19

Preble Street has never closed its doors and never will. Preble Street is home to hundreds of people each day, and we are here to… Read More

April 07, 2020


UPDATE 4/7 | ATTENTION MAINE SNAP RECIPIENTS! You will likely see an increase in your benefits, which are being distributed April 10-14. The state government… Read More

February 24, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Megan

Volunteering at Preble Street Food Programs involves a lot of scrubbing, chopping, and cooking, but the heart of the work reaches beyond the day to day of… Read More

January 29, 2020

Volunteer of the Month: Brett

Many residents at Glenwood Sober House volunteer at the weekly Preble Street food pantry, working as a team to move thousands of pounds of donated food into the dining… Read More

December 04, 2019


THANK YOU! On #GivingTuesday you met the $30,000 match, exceeded the $100,000 Preble Street goal, and raised $107,000! Increase your impact by sharing this link… Read More

November 25, 2019

Preble Street Volunteers Fight Hunger

Thanks to thousands of incredible volunteers who join us at three Preble Street Soup Kitchens, we served 630,000 meals to our neighbors in need over the last year! In 47,389 volunteer hours,… Read More

in the news

November 14, 2019

Anti-trafficking service awarded $500,000

The Department of Justice awarded $100 million to help victims and combat human trafficking across the country. Preble Street’s Anti-Trafficking Services will get $500,000 over… Read More


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