MaineBiz recently featured a story focused on Hannaford’s donation to the Shelter. The donation is designated to fund the opening of the warming center; the first warming center to be open every night for those who are homeless to come in and get warm. We are very excited to be able to offer this service […]
The cold weather and the snow storm that is predicted to hit Monday evening has driven many, but not all, of those who live on the streets in Bangor into the Main Street shelter. “The director has been working pretty diligently on opening a warming center from 8 o’clock at night to 6:30 in the […]
The generosity of Hollywood Casino and the UMaine Men’s Basketball team made the Thanksgiving holiday a warm and filling experience for shelter guests and the local community who joined us for the Thanksgiving dinner this year. “The Hollywood Casino, is a really great neighbor to have.” Boyd Kronholm, executive director of the Bangor Area Homeless […]
The shelter receives an abundance of support from the community especially around the holidays. Newscenter 2 interviews our executive director and a shelter guest on the topic today. Click the read more tab to watch the full story here….
As temperatures continue to drop, the need for hats and gloves grows. One local group is making sure everyone stays warm during the winter. Gloves, scarves and mittens. All are winter necessities “I could make a few hats, couple pairs of mittens and help out and then I thought well jeez I must have a […]
Helping the less fortunate stay warm this winter, that’s the goal of a woman from Veazie. For the last five years, Louise Cunningham has been knitting away and donating to those in need. “It gives me something to do over the winter, and I try to keep at it during the summer too, when I […]
Please join us for our Annual Membership and Town Hall Meeting on Homelessness September 19, 2018 Husson University’s Center for Family Business 64 Kagan Drive Bangor, Maine 04401 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – hors d’oeuvres 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – meeting The Bangor Area Homeless Shelter invites you to share your […]
Recently the city cleaned up the area known as ‘Tent City’ along the waterfront. NewCenter 2 followed up with folks who were affected to see how they were fairing. Watch the full video for more information.
As the Bangor Public Works department cleans up the area known as “Tent City” the shelters work to accommodate as many of the displaced as they can. To watch the video and learn more click the link below. http://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Bangor-Public-Works-clean-up–489158291.html
Ann Sweeney talks to WABI about her efforts to help the homeless. Ann is a wonderful resource for the shelters and genuinely cares for those who are experiencing homelessness. click on the read more tab below to watch the video from WABI