I'M HOMELESS, OR I KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS HOMELESS. HOW DO I CONNECT TO BREAD OF LIFE RESOURCES?

Please call our shelter at (207) 626-3479 and complete a questionnaire with a staff member over the phone.

CAN I GET MORE INFORMATION ON RENTAL PROPERTIES?

Yes! Please visit our housing page and email the housing coordinator or call our main office (207) 626-3434.

HOW CAN I APPLY FOR EMERGENCY FUNDS?

Bread of Life Ministries has a Benevolence Request Form. Please come visit the main office (159 Water Street in Augusta) and complete the form. The Benevolence fund helps with needs like heating assistance, but does not help with fines, court or reinstatement fees, rent, security deposits, etc. Call (207) 626-3434 for more information.

HOW CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT VOLUNTEERING?

We're glad you asked! Our success depends on our volunteers. Please call our office (207) 626-3434 or fill out our volunteer application.

WHAT ARE THE SOUP KITCHEN HOURS?

Monday - Saturday, 11:00am - 12:30pm. If you have further questions please contact the Bread of Life Ministries Soup Kitchen at (207) 621-2541.

ARE YOU A FOOD BANK?

We are not a food bank. We have a soup kitchen that serves one meal a day (lunch from 11:00am-12:30pm Monday-Saturday). If you would like more information about the local food banks, please contact the main office (207) 626-3434.

I'D LIKE TO DONATE NON-PARISHABLE FOOD FROM MY HOME PANTRY. HOW CAN I DO THAT?

Thank you for thinking of us! Please give us a call first at (207) 626-3479. Due to the amount of donations we receive on a daily basis we want to make sure we have space for your donation so that it does not go to waste.

I HAVE LOTS OF LEFTOVER PREPARED FOOD FROM AN EVENT. CAN I DONATE IT?

We appreciate your generosity, however, Bread of Life can only accept unopened food due to food safety standards. Please contact the Bread of Life Shelter at (207) 626-3479 with any questions.

I'M A FARMER AND I HAVE A SURPLUS OF PRODUCE. CAN I DONATE IT?

Yes, please! Please give the Shelter a call first at (207) 626-3479. Due to our limited storage space, we need to make sure that we have space so nothing goes to waste.

DO YOU ACCEPT CLOTHING DONATIONS?

Thank you for thinking of us! Bread of Life Ministries does have a small clothing closet where clients in shelter can get clothing for job interviews. Due to limited space and the abundance of donations, please call the Bread of Life Shelter first at (207) 626-3479 so we can ensure that your donation is put to use in the best possible way.

DO YOU ACCEPT HOME GOODS?

Due to our limited storage we are not able to accept home goods, but please call us at (207) 626-3434 and we can give you additional resources that we work with that accept home goods and give them to people for free!

HOW CAN I DONATE MONEY TO BREAD OF LIFE?

Thank you! There are a number of ways to give - Take your pick!

1. You can give directly on our website by using the donate button and following the prompts.
2. You can mail your check to Bread of Life Ministries 159 Water Street Augusta, Maine, 04330.
3. You can sign up to give through PayPal.
4. You can donate through Amazon Smile. By shopping smile.amazon.com, anytime you make a purchase and designate Bread of Life as a recipient, we receive .05% of qualifying sales at no cost to you!
5. Finally, you can donate through Amazon on the Bread of Life Ministries Maine wishlist. These are items that help Bread of Life continue to love and care for the people we serve within our shelters.

I'D LIKE TO DONATE A SERVICE TO BREAD OF LIFE. HOW WOULD I GO ABOUT THAT?

We would love to talk with you more about that. Please contact the office by phone (207) 626-3434 or email our program director.