Weekly Outreach Reports

Weekly Outreach Reports

Hope Squad Maine Outreach Report 5/24/24 by Nancy Brown It was a great day at the shelter & then later on the streets. We served over 160 unhoused (thanks to our new clicker counter)! I’m just in awe of how much we are able to provide our friends in need –...
Founder Reflects on Mission by Matt Brown

Founder Reflects on Mission by Matt Brown

Sitting on the sidewalk with someone who actually LIVES there is a humbling, intense often heartbreaking experience. There are so many needs, it can be completely overwhelming at times. It can feel like our efforts amount to so little in the grand scheme of things,...
Our Shelter Outreach

Our Shelter Outreach

In January of 2024, after the final encampment sweep by the city, we approached the Homeless Services Center in Portland, Maine about visiting weekly so that we could maintain connection with so many of our friends who ended up there. Since that time, we have come...
Volunteer Highlights with Lucy

Volunteer Highlights with Lucy

Everyone meet Lucy, who is an integral part of our outreach team.  Lucy has a special presence- so caring, comforting and encouraging, which enables her to connect so well with people. It is amazing to watch the connections she makes and how much folks trust her with...

Outreach Report 5/31/2024

Hope Squad Maine Outreach Report 5/31/2024 Crew: Deb, Fran, Jake, Lucy, Julie, Kristen, Christina, Ali and Matt It was a busy day once again both at HSC and on the street. We had a HUGE amount of food- everything from sandwiches and meals to fruit all kinds of...