Homeless Services of Aroostook is facing challenges serving meals and providing food to its residents.
The reasons for the difficulties are varied. A storage pantry was turned into a shelter space in June named the "Aroostook Bridge;" Support and enthusiasm for the "Meal Train" has waned; Residency numbers have increased and budgets for food have changed...
The 4th Annual Safe Homes Aroostook 5K will take place on Sunday, May 1st, from 1:00-3:00PM, starting in Gentile Hall at the University of Maine at Presque Isle. The event benefits both Hope & Justice Project and Homeless Services of Aroostook.
It's going to be a beautiful weekend to get outside and get active, and why not do it for a good cause?
The University of Maine at Presque Isle will host the 3rd Annual Safe Homes Aroostook “Move to End Homelessness” fundraiser on Sunday, May 3rd, 2015, from 12 Noon to 3 p.m. The 5K fun run/walk will start at 1 p.m. and end at Gentile Hall and wind along the city’s sidewalks and bike path.