What We Do

Wayside has been increasing access to nutritious food for those in need in Southern Maine since 1986. Wayside’s hunger relief efforts include:

Through its Food Rescue Program, Wayside diverted over 800,000 pounds of edible food from the waste stream in 2016. Rescued food was distributed to 44 partner agencies throughout Cumberland County including food pantries, soup kitchens, shelters, and other social service agencies.

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What's New

End of an era at Wayside

Today marks the end of an era as the last community meal is enjoyed at HopeGateWay's 185 High Street building. More about End of an era at Wayside

Wayside celebrates Valentine's Day

Wayside is taking advantage of Valentine’s Day to spread some extra love around the community! More about Wayside celebrates Valentine's Day

We're hiring!

Wayside has an opening for a part-time Community Meals Assistant. More about We're hiring!

Wayside re-elected to Portland Food Council Board

The Portland Food Council celebrated their one year anniversary by bringing the community back together for their first Annual Meeting. More about Wayside re-elected to Portland Food Council Board