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Maine Mammoth's host food drive at 'Halloween in July' home game

On Saturday Wayside was at the Cross Insurance Arena to cheer on the Maine Mammoth's in their winning homegame against the Columbus Lions. More about Maine Mammoth's host food drive at 'Halloween in July' home game

Celebrate World Refugee Day in Portland on Saturday, July 14th

This Saturday join your neighbors for a community celebration featuring international food, music, activities and conversation! All are welcome. More about Celebrate World Refugee Day in Portland on Saturday, July 14th

Find your summer meal location!

Are you 18 or under? Eat lunch free in Portland this summer! Check out this map of locations. Not in Portland? Text FOOD or COMIDA to 877-877 for locations near you! More about Find your summer meal location!

In Her Presence celebrates participants and partners

Wayside is honored to support the work of In Her Presence and proud to be the recent recipients of a sponsorship award. More about In Her Presence celebrates participants and partners

Join us at Flatbread Pizza June, 26th

Join Wayside Food Programs staff and volunteers at our Flatbread Company Portland Maine benefit night! All night, a percentage of each pizza sold, including take-out, will be donated to Wayside. More about Join us at Flatbread Pizza June, 26th

Wayside recognized for work managing senior food program

Thanks to the New England Rehabilitation Hospital of Portland, Wayside has become the first ever winner of their brand new Community Partnership Award for "outstanding contributions, performance, p More about Wayside recognized for work managing senior food program

Wayside awarded Norm Steele Memorial Seed Grant for garden

We are excited to announce that we have been awarded a Norm Steele Memorial Seed Grant by the Cumberland County Cooperative Extension Master Gardener Association! More about Wayside awarded Norm Steele Memorial Seed Grant for garden

Portland School's Family Engagement Night uses food to bring families together

Last night some of our staff members enjoyed a meal with Portland Public School families at the East End Community School. More about Portland School's Family Engagement Night uses food to bring families together

Everyone deserves to eat: Taking a stand against SNAP cuts

Yesterday 40 plus faith leaders and “people of faith and conscience” came together, joined by our own Executive Director Mary Zwolinski, to speak out against the House Farm Bill being voted on in W More about Everyone deserves to eat: Taking a stand against SNAP cuts

Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

Wayside wrapped up National Volunteer Month with an annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner Monday night at the Maine Irish Heritage Center. More about Annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner