Take a look back at more than 40 years of empowering people to overcome homelessness, hunger, and poverty.
The Legacy Society recognizes our friends who have made a planned gift to Preble Street a part of their personal philanthropy.


April 01, 2019

Announcing the Healing Center

Preble Street is in planning stages to build a specialized Healing Center providing 24-hour safety, support, and resources for women experiencing homelessness who are also… Read More

March 29, 2019

Volunteer of the Month: Chuck

While the bulk of Preble Street volunteers spend their time peeling, chopping, serving, and cleaning, many people help in a different way. The Preble Street… Read More

March 01, 2019

More Mainers Home for Good

“Laying on the ground, sleeping outside, cold. Now it’s nice and warm. I feel safe. This is home.” Because of your support, Preble Street is… Read More

February 27, 2019

Volunteer of the Month: Emily

When a retiring weekend volunteer decided to pass the spatula along to the next generation, Emily Wasserman willingly took over. Every weekend, Emily rises before… Read More

January 25, 2019

Volunteer of the Month: Peter

When Peter is in the kitchen, people are laughing, smiling, and in high spirits. “Chef Peter” began volunteering at the Resource Center Soup Kitchen several… Read More

January 18, 2019

MaineCare Changes Lives

On January 3, 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

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May 02, 2019

Hope: A Benefit Concert

The Cathedral Music Ministry is holding a benefit concert for Preble Street and the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence. Featuring local artists and talent,… Read More

May 10, 2019

A Tribute to the Band Chicago

Marcus Kaplan’s Marcusblue Productions has put together an all-star band with members of Rustic Overtones, The Youngerbloods, Stolen Mojo, and Fifth Freedom. They’ll be playing… Read More