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From the Executive Director

“I want to offer a sincere thank you to this caring community for your support of Preble Street during this public health crisis. Because of you, we’ve achieved amazing things over the last several months. Please watch to learn how your support has kept people fed, safe, healthy, and loved and is helping us revolutionize

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Welcome to the new Volunteer Manager!

Please join us in welcoming Haley Foydel, the new Preble Street Volunteer Manager! In addition to remarkable energy, passion, and warmth, Haley brings a wealth of experience as a nonprofit project coordinator, a general manager of a restaurant group, a volunteer at Preble Street, and much more. Here, we share a short Q & A with her. How

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Senator Angus King signs on to Mayor’s Challenge

“I, Angus King, United States Senator of Maine hereby pledge my support… to the work of the Maine Homeless Veteran Action Committee and the system it has developed to ensure homelessness among military veterans is rare, brief, and non-recurring.”   Senator Angus King is the latest public official to sign onto the Mayor’s Challenge, a call

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Maine advocates urge Congress to increase SNAP benefits

Food insecurity is a growing national problem amid the pandemic. Pantries are stretched thin — and money is tight in many communities. Advocates from across the country are urging Congress to increase SNAP benefits. They all want the next pandemic relief bill to include a boost for the program – and they’re urging congress not

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Blackbaud Data Security Incident

On July 16, 2020 Preble Street was notified that Blackbaud — a third party provider of a cloud-based platform used by Preble Street for fundraising and donor information management — experienced a global security incident that began in February 2020 and ended in May 2020, when Blackbaud discovered the incident. Through its investigation, Blackbaud discovered

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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 and re-imagines the way Preble Street delivers essential services. Due to the public health risk of coronavirus spreading when large numbers of people gather, we are no longer able to

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Unveiling the vision for the future of Preble Street

If you love your neighbors and you believe in the plans outlined below, share this page with friends and family (tag @PrebleStreet on social media) and let them know you support the vision of Preble Street! Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Here at Preble Street, we look forward —

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The Best Decision Ever: One Nonprofit’s Extraordinary COVID-19 Choice

Executives are enmeshed in crucial conversations about the future of their organizations and need to make quick decisions in those regards… but the calculations some nonprofits made exceeded the question of cash on hand. Maine’s Preble Street, which serves the homeless population, has actually raised salaries in anticipation of what’s now a very hazardous assignment.

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