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.


January 18, 2019

MaineCare Changes Lives

On January 3rd, Medicaid expansion was signed into law in Maine. Since then, more than 500 Mainers have been approved for coverage. With support from Preble… Read More

January 17, 2019

Attention SNAP Participants

If you participate in SNAP, here is what you need to know while the federal government is partially shutdown. February SNAP benefits are being issued… Read More

January 16, 2019

Patriots Donate Empowerment Coats

The New England Patriots and the Kraft family have earned “extra points” once again for keeping people experiencing homelessness warm! The organization donated 700 Empowerment… Read More

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

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