Preble Street Board Profile – Chip Leighton: Curbside Winter 2023/24

How did you first get involved with Preble Street? About 15 years ago, I started volunteering at the (then) Soup Kitchen with a group from my church, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Cape Elizabeth. I spent the first five years or so on the cleanup crew before I finally graduated to kitchen duties! What do … Read more

Preble Street lauded for nonprofit works

…Preble Street earned the top rating of the 43 nonprofit groups in Maine rated by Charity Navigator, with a score of 99.17 out of 100. Preble Street operates with a $9 million budget, running homeless shelters and a food pantry in Portland, as well as various programs to help low-income and mentally ill people…   … Read more

On the Move

AWARDS Portland Housing Authority was recognized with Preble Street’s Community Partner Award. Jennie Soares, Preble Street’s resource center supervisor, was recognized with its Joseph D. Kreisler Community Impact Award. Also recognized was Bob Harradon of Yarmouth, a longtime volunteer at Preble Street Soup Kitchens, who received the volunteer of the year award. BOARD APPOINTMENTS Preble … Read more