A Meal. A Home. A Future.
Did you know that Portland has a free cafe? Blanchet House in Old Town serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner Monday to Saturday to anyone in need of a hot meal in its' beautiful cafe overlooking the Steel Bridge.
Mike and I visited and saw in person just how Blanchet House offers real hope for a better life by serving essential aid with dignity.
Blanchet House offers free meals, clothes, supportive housing programs, and community to people experiencing homelessness or other adversity in our city. They serve without judgment because they believe everyone deserves dignity, hope, and community. Whether you're houseless, low on cash, or just want to enjoy a good meal served by friendly volunteers you are always welcome to dine. There are no requirements to receive food at Blanchet House, and no personal questions asked.
Blanchet also offers free supportive housing programs at their Portland house and at their recovery farm in Carlton.
Executive Director Scott Kermin told us when people volunteer at Blanchet House they often come back to volunteer again and again.
Blanchet House gets zero federal funding, they rely on the generous support of our community. So...
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