LearningWorks youth pitch in to fight hunger

Wayside’s work is made possible by many volunteers – from many walks of life. We are happy to look at the contributions of LearningWorks youth. We recently spoke with Tim Delahanty, manager of LearningWorks' Alternative Pathways for Youth, about his experience working with LearningWorks students and Wayside. More about LearningWorks youth pitch in to fight hunger

Building harvest connections: Amy Witt

We recently spoke with master gardener Amy Witt, horticulturist with the University of Maine Cooperative Extension (Cumberland County) about her passion for gardening and harvesting for the hungry. More about Building harvest connections: Amy Witt

We are looking for gardeners to contribute to Wayside harvest

As part of our efforts to provide healthy food to people in need, we are seeking harvest donations from area gardeners. We are looking for produce donations from gardens of all size, including home gardens, community gardens and commercial gardens. More about We are looking for gardeners to contribute to Wayside harvest

Lighting project brightens warehouse, saves money

Thanks to the support Town and Country Credit Union and Efficiency Maine, the lighting in the warehouse has been replaced with brighter lights that are also more energy efficient. More about Lighting project brightens warehouse, saves money

Healthy snacks for kids: Combining nutrition and caring

Working out of her office in Portland’s East Bayside on Mayo Street, Suna Shaw sees firsthand the impact of Wayside’s Healthy Snacks for Kids Program, where Wayside provides snacks that are distrib More about Healthy snacks for kids: Combining nutrition and caring

Food drive at Whole Foods March 12-14

To replenish its shelves during this year's challenging winter, Wayside will hold a three-day food drive March 12-14 that will be hosted by Whole Foods Market, located at 2 Somerset St. More about Food drive at Whole Foods March 12-14

Turkey Trot 5K supports Wayside

As we head toward November, now’s the time to think about the Maine Track Club’s popular Nov. More about Turkey Trot 5K supports Wayside

Annual Thanksgiving Meal

Wayside Food Programs will be partnering with the United Way of Greater Portland and Black Tie Catering to host its annual free Thanksgiving Day dinner at the Portland Club on Thursday, Nov. More about Annual Thanksgiving Meal

SNAP-Ed’s tasty education lessons

Attendees at recent Wayside meals have been treated to cooking demonstrations and healthy recipe sharing thanks to the efforts of SNAP-Ed’s Garrick Brown and Emma Veilleux. More about SNAP-Ed’s tasty education lessons

New program focused on nutrition for patients

An innovative program has been launched to distribute unused medical nutrition formula to patients in need. More about New program focused on nutrition for patients

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