The many contributions of Florence Welsh

From the early days of Wayside in 1986, Florence worked tirelessly to help feed Portland’s hungry. During her volunteer work, she touched the lives of many and is fondly remembered for her dedication and compassion. More about The many contributions of Florence Welsh

Farewell to old friends

Wayside is pleased to acknowledge the work over the years of volunteers from First Congregational Church of Gray. First working at the former soup kitchen and then at Community Meals at Hope.Gate.Way, these volunteers set the standard for giving back to their community. More about Farewell to old friends

Lessons learned: An aspiring dietician gets an in-depth look at Wayside

This fall Wayside was lucky to have the services of dietician in-training Denise Goode. During her internship, Denise spent many hours working with volunteers and learning about Wayside's work. She shares what she took away from the experience. More about Lessons learned: An aspiring dietician gets an in-depth look at Wayside

Hunters for the Hungry Program puts food on local tables

Jason T. Hall is at the helm of an innovative state program that allows hunters to contribute game to anti-hunger programs. As the director of Maine's Emergency Food Assistance Program, Commodities Supplemental Food Program, and Hunters for the Hungry, Hall has a lot of experience fighting food insecurity.

We recently spoke with Jason about the Hunters for the Hungry Program. More about Hunters for the Hungry Program puts food on local tables

A Wayside Thanksgiving

Once again, Wayside teamed up with the United Way to host a Thanksgiving dinner at the Portland Club. More about A Wayside Thanksgiving

Streamlining mobile food pantries

Sometimes the simplest ideas make a big difference. Thanks to Matt Maloney’s suggestion distribution has become much more efficient at two of Wayside’s mobile food pantry drop-off sites. More about Streamlining mobile food pantries

Building our garden

Generous grant awards from the Cumberland County Master Gardener Association, and W.R. More about Building our garden

2013 Spring/Summer Appeal

Wayside has launched its 2013 Spring/Summer Appeal. It is an opportunity for Wayside's friends to continue their support of local anti-hunger efforts. More about 2013 Spring/Summer Appeal

2012 Annual Report Released

We are happy to release Wayside Food Program's 2012 Annual Report. In its pages you will learn about Wayside's anti-hunger efforts last year, funding details and information about where our food comes from and where it goes. More about 2012 Annual Report Released

Food, Culture, and Community at New Multicultural Meals

We are really excited about a new dinner series at our family supper at the Parkside Neighborhood Center. Wayside, in partnership with Cultivating Community’s Youth Programs, is hosting a multicultural meal the second Tuesday of each month during our dinner at PNC. More about Food, Culture, and Community at New Multicultural Meals

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