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Author: Hannah Yechivi (NEWS CENTER Maine) Published: 7:55 PM EDT July 22, 2020 | Updated: 2:48 PM EDT July 23, 2020 BANGOR, Maine — The Bangor Area Homeless Shelter is feeding more people as COVID-19 seems to be increasing food insecurity in the area. “What we’ve seen is an increase in need for food essentially,” […]
Bangor Area Homeless Shelter receives $20,000 Grant from Newman’s Own Foundation…..Funding will support those who are homeless in our communityOctober 18, 2019
Bangor, Maine – Bangor Area Homeless Shelter has been awarded a $20,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. The award to Bangor Area Homeless Shelter was made by Newman’s Own Foundation as part of its commitment to the empowerment of individuals. The grant to […]
Please join us for our Annual Membership and Town Hall Meeting on Homelessness September 17, 2019 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 views on […]
Come hear some great music for a great cause. Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased at Hammond St church, Bangor Area Homeless Shelter or at the door. For more information call 207-947-6018 or 207-942-4381 or visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/events/766624263701707/
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….
For the fourth year Hollywood Casino under the leadership of Jose Flores will be providing Thanksgiving Dinner for Shelter guests and the Community. They are a wonderfully generous neighbor and we appreciate their support.