Preble Street Statement on City of South Portland/New Gen Hotels License Conditions: Comfort Inn, Days Inn, Howard Johnson, Casco Bay Hotels

Preble Street appreciates the efforts of the City of South Portland to reach an agreement with the New Gen Hospitality Management group that will keep people sheltered. It is critical that the cities of Portland and South Portland, the state, and service providers come together to implement a strong and professional outreach effort to the … Read more

Preble Street statement on Ukraine

Preble Street stands in solidarity with the hundreds of thousands of people displaced from their homes in Ukraine. This global crisis stands in direct opposition to the work that Preble Street does to eradicate homelessness, housing, hunger, and poverty, in Portland, Maine. War of any kind destroys housing and leads to food insecurity and hunger, … Read more

Remembering the Preble Street Central Kitchen

Monday, November 15 was a bittersweet day — it marked the last day of meal preparation at the Preble Street Central Kitchen. The Central Kitchen (also known for many years as the Resource Center Soup Kitchen) served millions of meals in its 28 years and played a vital role in the community for clients, staff, … Read more

The 8th Annual Preble Street Art Show – October 13, 2021

The Preble Street Art Show will be online again in 2021! We look forward to sharing pieces from artists residing at Preble Street Housing First programs Logan Place, Florence House, and Huston Commons. We’ll also be showcasing art from youth from Preble Street Teen Services.  Our featured artists have all experienced homelessness at some point … Read more

Statement from Preble Street

Preble Street is appalled by the horrific display of terrorism and white supremacy that took place at the U.S. Capitol Building yesterday. As an anti-poverty human services agency that is committed to promoting social justice and dismantling structural inequality, we believe and have seen firsthand that peaceful discourse and demonstration is the most effective path … Read more

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 … Read more

The Annual Preble Street Art Show goes virtual!

This year the Preble Street Art Show is all online! We’re sharing pieces from artists residing at Preble Street Housing First programs Logan Place, Florence House, and Huston Commons as well as youth from Preble Street Teen Services . On display are drawings, paintings, photographs, and more. These featured artists have all experienced homelessness at some point … Read more

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 … Read more