‘Preble Street has nearly doubled the amount of meals we are providing through our emergency food programs, and in fact last year, we distributed over a million meals. A boost in SNAP benefits is needed. Food pantries and soup kitchens are emergency services; they’re not meant to be long-term solutions,” Preble Street Advocacy Director Joann Bautista said.”
Preble Street applauds the Biden administration’s recent boost to SNAP. #SNAPworks
“Tens of thousands of Mainers were experiencing food insecurity before coronavirus struck. Advocates said in the past year, the pandemic has made the situation worse.