Mission: “engages youth in music and performance in order to promote self-esteem, social skills and emotional expression”.
Engages youth in music to help them cope, heal, and thrive.
PO Box 28043 Portland, OR 97228
Year Established: 2008
Vision: “The Children’s Book Bank envisions a society in which all children, regardless of means, are surrounded by and experience books during their early years of development.”
-Delivers books to children that otherwise might not have books at their home.
728 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
Year Established: 2008
Mission: “to make books accessible to low-income families.”
Provides new books to children in need. Free or low cost.
Uses both the Soccer Foundation and America Scores to bring children together for soccer education, health education, poetry class, soccer gear, mentorship
T: (503) 234-2755
Year Established: 2011
Arranges free air transportation in response to health care and other compelling human needs.
3161 Donald Douglass Loop South Santa Monica, CA 90405
Year Established: 1983
Cancer information in Spanish and English
Toll Free: (800)422-6237
Mission: “For more than 35 years, ICS has been dedicated to improving the lives of Oregon’s immigrant communities by providing affordable immigration legal services and free informational forums. More recently, our mission has expanded to include work with unaccompanied children and to provide social services for survivors of human trafficking.”
Provides low-cost immigration assistance to low-income people by helping families apply for reunification, assisting people fleeing persecution, and educating people about citizenship process.
519 SW Park Ave, Suite 610 Portland, OR 97205
Year Established: 1879
Mission: “Our mission is to help vulnerable populations improve the quality of their lives and become self-sufficientby providing them with basic household furnishings.”
Provides furniture and household items at no cost to people in need throughout Oregon and SW Washington. Must be referred through a social worker or other social service agency.
2267 N. Interstate Ave. Portland, OR 97227
Year Established: 2001
A grief and bereavement program for children and teens that have experienced a death in their family; also offers support groups for parents.
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1600 Vancouver, WA 98668
Provides 3-day food boxes up to 4 times per year. Available to residents East of 181st.
57 NW Ave. Gresham, OR 97030
T: (503)667-7932 or (503)667-2692
An Oregon Food Bank distribution agency.
5750 NE Lombard Portland, OR 97218
T: (503) 287-5796 or (503)287-6343
Mission: Oregon Food Bank’s mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes. Helping communities become more food secure addresses the root causes of hunger and goes hand-in-hand with our work to help people living with low incomes meet their short-term food needs. We work to build community food security through.
Provides food to 230 hunger-relief agencies serving low-income people. Agencies include 84 food pantries and 21 community kitchens. Each month fresh produce is provided to low income families at various locations. Call or visit the website to find the closest distribution center. Serves all of Oregon and Clark County.
7900 NE 33rd Ave. Portland, OR 97232
The food program is a community-based response to the unmet food needs of Northeast Portland residents. They primarily serve families with children, the working poor, people with special needs, immigrants, and refugees that are new to the community.
4800 NE 72nd Ave Portland, OR 97218
Resources Provided: Provides 3-5 emergency food supply/month
3837 N Gantenbien Portland, OR 97227
Mission: A leading Portland non-profit social service provider, Neighborhood House delivers innovative and life-changing programs for low-income people of all ages. Our programs prepare children for success in school and life, help families move beyond poverty, and support seniors to continue living independently.
Provides assistance with food, housing, and education to Multnomah County residents.
7780 SW Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219
Year Established: 1905
Provides services for low-income Estacada area residents, including emergency food boxes, bus tickets, gas, and prescription credit.
Tuesday & Friday,10:00am – 3:45pm, (closed 11:45- 12:30 for lunch)
200 SW Club House Dr. Estacada, OR 97023
Provides emergency food help to needy families, as available. People in need should go to the agency to sign-up.
5606 NE Killingsworth Portland, OR 97218
Mission: Provides a food pantry. Serves Oregon State. Documentation Required: ID and proof of residence
Provides 3-4 days worth of food per family member per month. Open Tuesday and Friday, 9am-10:50am and Saturday 11am-12:50pm
2407 NE 102nd Ave. Portland, OR 97220
Provides food and shelter for those in need.
Provides financial assistance for medical bills, especially for, but not limited to, relatives of Masons in the Multnomah County area.
709 SW 15th Ave. Portland, OR 97205
Advocates and provides services for older adults, persons with disabilities, and low-income persons of all ages in Clackamas County. Social service information available in Spanish.
Public Service Building, 2051. Kaen Rd. Oregon City, 97045
Hearing assessments for people of all ages. Onsite hearing aid repairs, ongoing maintenance, counseling, and support. Free consultation.
752 NE Burnside Rd. Gresham, OR 97030
Mission: “CancerCare® is the leading national organization dedicated to providing free support services including counseling, support groups, educational workshops, publications and financial assistance to anyone affected by cancer. All CancerCare services are provided by professional oncology social workers.”
Provides individual counseling, education, and information to individuals with cancer. Services are provided at no cost and available to residents in the Portland metro area.
439 N Broadway Portland, OR 97227
Year Established: 1944
Mission: “The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a worldwide Catholic organization of laypersons, open to all who wish to live their faith by loving and serving their neighbor. Generally on a person-to-person basis, members of the Society help those in need, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, orientation, handicap or religion.”
The Society’s work may encompass any form of aid that alleviates suffering and it strives to discover and redress situations which cause suffering.
-Provides rent, utility, food, clothing, and travel assistance to those in need in the greater Portland and Southwest Washington areas.
5120 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland, OR 97202
Emergency Assistance: (503)235-8431
Year Established: 1845
Mission: “St. Andrew is a faith community baptized into one body, which honors and celebrates diversity. We welcome and include persons of every color, language, ethnicity, origin, ability, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, and life situation.”
Provides emergency food boxes, energy assistance, furniture, and occasional rent assistance. Clothing and shoes also available.
806 NE Alberta Ave. Portland, OR 97211
T: (971)244-0339 or (503)281-4429
Year Established: 1907
Mission: Open hearts, open hands
-Food pantry, children’s clothing closet, garden plots, utility assistance, prescription assistance, and bus tickets for medical appointments available.
17805 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97233
Year Established: 1967
-Emergency food, clothing, assistance, prescription assistance, furniture, and household goods.
38982 Pioneer Blvd. Sandy, OR 97055
Mission: “Following Christ’s example, we are committed to nourishing the mind, body, and spirit, while fostering DIGNITY among those we serve.”
-Referral to services
-Health clinic for uninsured
11020 NE Halsey St. Portland, OR 97220
T: (503) 252-8500
Year Established: 1934
-Provides free food, coffee, and clothing when available.
207 NW 3rd Ave. Portland, OR 97209
-Dental and medical care
8800 SE 80th Ave. Portland, OR 97206
Mission: “Family Relief Nursery is an intervention/prevention program for families with children six weeks to five years old. We work to strengthen fragile families at serious risk of abusing or neglecting their children or of permanently losing custody of their children. The Nursery offers a holistic, positive intervention with both children and parents. All services are provided at no charge to families.
-Free respite child care in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.
-Available to greater Portland and Vancouver, Washington area residents.
Administrative Office: 3910 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97214
Year Established: 2007
Mission: “Community action leads the way to eliminate conditions of poverty and create opportunities for people and communities to thrive.”
-Provides child care resources and referral, emergency rent assistance, housing, homeless services, and more to residents of Washington County.
1001 SW Baseline St. Hillsboro, OR 97123
Year Established: 1965
Mission: “Camp UKANDU is a planned “outrageously fun” camping experience for young people who are living with cancer. It gives these kids an opportunity to play outdoors, explore their talents, socialize with other kids, and receive the advocacy they need to feel safe, secure, and very happy. Attendance for children is free, thanks to generous donations of time by our fantastic staff and dollars from our many donors.”
-Week long camp for children living with cancer. Campers enjoy arts, crafts, weaving, boating, fishing, swimming, field games, beach play, and archery – all under the care of specially trained adult staff and 24-hour medical specialists. Siblings are welcome to attend.
0330 SW Curry St. Portland, OR 97201
Year Established: 1986
Mission: “Camp Millennium is a summer camp for kids dealing with a cancer diagnosis. It is a time for them to be themselves and to share in a variety of summer camp activities, such as hiking, archery, swimming, arts and crafts, horseback riding, music and many other surprises. The goal of this week-long adventure is to provide these children with a camping experience that can be extended into their everyday lives.”
-Week long summer camp for kids with cancer that includes swimming, horseback riding,arts, crafts, hiking, campfires, and many other activities.
-Must be from Oregon
2876 Diamond Lake Boulevard
Roseburg, OR 97470
Year Established: 2003
Mission: “The importance of Camp is to provide opportunities for families to connect with others who have the same questions about their childhood cancer challenges. In addition, Family Camp provides a special camp experience so that not only is the child with cancer provided a fun-filled weekend of traditional camping fun, recreation and activities, but the parents and siblings can enjoy a weekend where the worries of treatments and associated struggles are left behind. It is an invaluable opportunity to share experiences, play and laugh together, and simply forget about the stress that childhood cancer has brought to their lives.”
-Labor Day weekend family camp that includes horseback riding, swimming, campfires, arts, and crafts, rock climbing wall, go-carts, and more.
3850 County Farm Rd. Eugene, OR 97408
Year Established: 1977
Mission: “Camp Erin allows a grieving child to be with other children who have similar feelings. It is such a relief for them to know that they are not alone.”
Resources Provided: Bereavement camp for children ages 6-17 who have experienced a death of a parent or loved one. Weekend camps are filled with traditional camp activities, as well as grief education and emotional support. Offered free of charge.
Year Established: 2000
Mission: “The camp programing and activities are carefully planned. Each activity is designed to encourage family bonding, to include children of all ages along with their parents. Consideration is given to cancer kid’s low immunity, allergies, and safety for all ages. The goal is to create safe, positive & happy family memories.”
-Free 5 day camp at the beginning of August that includes arts, crafts, campfires, swimming, food, and fun activities for families affected by cancer.
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
3131 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503) 234-0468
Year Established: 1997
The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to create, find and support programs that directly improve the health and wellbeing of children. Guiding us in our mission are our core values:
•Focusing on the critical needs of children.
•Celebrating the diversity of the programs we offer and the staff, volunteers and donors who make them possible.
•Staying true to our heritage of responsible stewardship.
•Operating with accountability and transparency.
-families can stay at Ronald McDonald house at low to no cost while children are in the hospital.
-playrooms for children
-Special suites for children with suppressed immune systems
-Accredited education programs
-Non-clinical support services
-Sibling support services
Ronald McDonald Family Rooms Provide:
•A kitchen area that includes a stove or microwave
•A seating area with a television
•A quiet room
2115 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
Year Established: 1976
Since 1923, the Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has been providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need. Whether due to the loss of a job, domestic crime, illness, or victims of fire or disaster, the Sunshine Division has built an 90-year legacy of mobilizing quickly and efficiently to assist distressed Portlanders.
We offer food assistance six days a week at our warehouse as well as 24/7 through our partnership with the Portland Police Bureau who store food boxes at each police precinct that can be dispatched those in need at any time. We also provide no-cost, bulk food and food boxes to 15+ local hunger relief non-profits serving Clark, Clackamas, Washington, and Multnomah counties. In addition to food relief, we also offer new and gently used clothing to those in need and fund school clothes shopping for low income children through our unique Izzy’s Kid’s program that pairs a Portland Police Officer with a child for a one of a kind shopping experience.
Resources Provided: Families can shop for food, receive free clothing for their household, get help with referrals, and children can qualify to get free back to school outfits.
Contact: 687 N. Thompson St. Portland, OR 97227
Food & Clothing Assistance
Agency Referral Cards
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firstname.lastname@example.org | 503-823-2176
Donation Barrel Delivery & Pick Up