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Help wanted, help found: Trinity Jubilee Center helps people get jobs in Lewiston and Auburn

The Sun Journal recognizes the Jubilee Center for helping more than 200 people find jobs.

It’s like a family: Lewiston’s Trinity Jubilee Center celebrates 25 years of offering ‘a big support system’

The Sun Journal tells the story of the Center’s 25 anniversary.

Eats: Trinity Jubilee Center’s Amanda Bernier — Meals that matter

The Sun Journal highlights the work of Kitchen Coordinator Amanda Bernier.

Wettlaufer leaving downtown Lewiston community center

Front page Lewiston Sun Journal article honors Kim’s years of service as Executive Director.

Mohamed Ali helps interpret the variety of languages that are spoken at the Trinity Jubilee Center in Lewiston. 
Working: Interpreting for some of Lewiston’s newest residents

The Sun Journal profiles the Jubilee Center’s Mohamed Ali.

Ten Mainers to be Thankful for

The Portland Press Herald honors staff member Erin Reed.

Dr. Alice Haines gives a free flu vaccine at the Trinity Jubilee Center in Lewiston.
Free clinic opens at Trinity Jubilee Center in Lewiston

Front page Lewiston Sun Journal article celebrates the opening of the new medical clinic.

WCSH6 broadcasts from the Trinity Jubilee Center to celebrate the Center’s 25th anniversary.

More news articles from the past seven years

1. Trinity Jubilee Center needs winterwear to keep the poor warm
Publicizing the need for winter coats and boots
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2. NTI gives to Trinity Jubilee Center
A job fair partnership leads to a donation to support the Center’s programs
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3. Mechanics Savings gives to Trinity Jubilee Center
The bank sponsors 10 days of soup kitchen operations
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4. Trinity Jubilee Center in Lewiston, caring for 20 years
Celebrating Trinity’s 20th anniversary
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5. Empty Bowls fundraiser a hit for Trinity, bittersweet goodbye for development director
Front page Lewiston Sun Journal article highlights the 7th annual Empty Bowls supper, Dell’s last event as part of Trinity.
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6. “As the holidays near, need is outpacing donations in this traditional season of giving”
Front page Lewiston Sun Journal article connects Trinity’s food pantry with larger hunger and poverty issues in Maine.
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7. Somali refugees find a farming oasis
Aba Abu is featured in a Boston Globe article about refugee farmers in Lewiston
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8. Jubilee Center room named for retiring director Wettlaufer
The Jubilee Center’s dining room is named after Kim Wettlaufer in honor of his nine years as Executive Director
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9. Jubilee Center’s Holiday Wishlist Project provides gifts for local children
Children from 17 local families received gifts in 2014
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10. New to Trinity Jubilee board
The board of directors welcomes three new members.
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11. 10th annual Empty Bowls Supper
Annual event raises funds for the soup kitchen and food pantry
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12. Jubilee Center Wishlist Program benefits L-A children
The annual Holiday Wishlist program provided gifts for 40 local kids in 2013
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13. Guides for finding resources for holiday help
Jubilee Center kitchen workers are featured in an article on local resources
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14. Young adults help nonprofit get facelift
Students at Goodwill Take 2 replace the Jubilee Center office floor.
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15. Dental Clinic
Healthy Smiles for ME partners with the Free Clinic to do dental cleanings at the Jubilee Center
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16. A Place to Call Home: The last of Lewiston’s fire victims struggle to find a new apartment
A disabled refugee family, long-time clients of the Jubilee Center, were left homeless after the devastating fires.
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17. Somali fire victims thank Lewiston fire fighters
Fire victims use the Jubilee Center kitchen to cook for the firefighters
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18. Filling Empty Bowls
Ninth annual Empty Bowls Supper a success!
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19. Mechanic’s Savings Gives to Trinity Jubilee
Mechanic’s Savings Bank donates $2,000 to the Jubilee Center
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20. BJ’s Foundation gives to Trinity Jubilee programs
The Jubilee Center is awarded a grant from the BJ’s Charitable Foundation
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21. Androscoggin Bank gives to food bank, Jubilee Center
Androscoggin Bank’s MainStreet Foundation awards a grant to the Jubilee Center’s juvenile justice work
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22. People’s United Gives to Trinity Jubilee Center
The Jubilee Center is awarded a grant for the Refugee Integration Program
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23. Empty Bowls raises funds, awareness of food needs
The 8th annual Empty Bowls Supper welcomes hundreds
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24. Empty Bowls Supper set for May 6 in Auburn
Local potter Lindsey Tomlinson-Peck prepares for Empty Bowls
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25. More meals for Lewiston’s poor
Trinity’s Meals Program expands to seven days each week
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26. Hunger in Maine is a problem that’s bad — and getting worse, according to experts
More Mainers are struggling to put food on the table
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27. Community Credit Union supports Jubilee Center
Community Credit Union donates $600 to the Trinity Jubilee Center
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28. Downtown Girls will offer glimpse into their lives
Youth from the After-School Program display photos at LA Arts
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29. Empty Bowls supper set for May 15
Press release announcing the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser
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30. Jubilee Center wraps up holiday giving
2010 Holiday Gift-Giving program provided gifts for 93 children
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31. Legislative forum in Lewiston on Thursday
Legislative candidates invited to a forum for homeless voters at the Trinity Jubilee Center
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32. Diaper Drive Planned for Trinity Jubilee Center
Press release announcing the annual Diaper Drive
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33. Credit unions give back
Community Credit Union donates $500 to the Trinity Jubilee Center
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34. Empty Bowls Supper helps fill food pantry
The 2010 Empty Bowls fundraiser brings in almost $3,000
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35. Empty bowls will be filled for Jubilee Center
Press release for the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser
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36. Wettlaufer awarded for excellence
Executive Director Kim Wettlaufer wins the Kelsey Award for Quality and Excellence from Common Ties Mental Health Services
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37. Diaper Drive for Jubilee Center
Press release announcing the annual Diaper Drive
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38. Winter donation
The Young Professionals of Lewiston-Auburn Area donated boots, hats, mittens, scarves and coats to Trinity
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39. Looking for warmth
Discusses the importance of warming centers such as Trinity
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40. Cities to set up warmth center
Cities of Lewiston and Auburn establish a warming center at the Trinity Jubilee Center
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41. Volunteers in Demand
Local leaders, including Executive Director Kim Wettlaufer, suggest ways to get involved in the community
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42. Trinity Jubilee Assistance
Mechanics Savings Bank donates $3,000 to Trinity
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43. Jubilee Center plans Empty Bowls Project
Press release announcing the annual Empty Bowls fundraiser
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44. Pantry pleads for supplies
Food supplies were running short at Trinity
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45. Kiwanis supports Trinity Jubilee Center
Auburn Lewiston Kiwanis donates to Trinity
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46. Activities to highlight United Way Agencies
A community education event includes a presentation by Trinity
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47. Taste of local eateries results in center donation
Bates event raises more than $2,000 for Trinity
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48. Describes services
Executive Director Kim Wettlaufer spoke at the Auburn-Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club and received a $1,200 donation
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49. “It’s a luxury to help”
Profile of executive director Kim Wettlaufer
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Aba jokes around during a food pantry distribution.



Amanda works with volunteers to prepare the day’s meal



Goodwill Take 2 installs a new floor in the Jubilee Center



Free dental cleanings are held at the Jubilee Center


Senator Angus King serves lunch in the soup kitchen



Donors choose their bowl at the annual Empty Bowls Supper fundraiser



Kim Wettlaufer receives an award from Common Ties Mental Health Services board president Kenneth Albert


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Our programs are designed to address unmet needs of underserved people. Learn more about Meals Program, Food Pantry, Day Shelter, Resource Center, Refugee Integration Program...

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