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My Voice Music

Mission: “engages youth in music and performance in order to promote self-esteem, social skills and emotional expression”.

Resources Provided:
Engages youth in music to help them cope, heal, and thrive.

Contact:
PO Box 28043 Portland, OR 97228
T: (971)533-8953
info@myvoicemusic.org
http://www.myvoicemusic.org

Year Established: 2008

 

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Children’s Book Bank

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.”

Resources Provided: 
-Delivers books to children that otherwise might not have books at their home.

Contact:
728 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503)616-3981
http://www.childrensbookbank.org
Email: info@childrensbookbank.org

Year Established: 2008

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Immigration Counseling Services

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.”

Resources Provided:
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.

Contact:
519 SW Park Ave, Suite 610 Portland, OR 97205
T:(503)221-1689
http://www.immigrationcounseling.org

Year Established: 1879

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Oregon Community Warehouse

Mission: “Our mission is to help vulnerable populations improve the quality of their lives and become self-sufficientby providing them with basic household furnishings.”

Resources Provided:
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.

Contact:
2267 N. Interstate Ave. Portland, OR 97227
T: (503)221-0825
Kelly@CommunityWarehouse.org
http://www.oregoncommunitywarehouse.org

Year Established: 2001

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Oregon Food Bank

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.

Resources Provided:
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.

Contact:
7900 NE 33rd Ave. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503)282-0555
info@oregonfoodbank.org
http://www.oregonfoodbank.org

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Northeast Emergency Food Program

Resources Provided: 
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.

Contact: 
4800 NE 72nd Ave Portland, OR 97218
T: (503)284-5470

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Neighborhood House, Inc.

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.

Resources Provided:
Provides assistance with food, housing, and education to Multnomah County residents.

Contact:
7780 SW Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219
T: (503)246-1663
http://www.nhweb.org

Year Established: 1905

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Cancer Care Resources

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.”

Resources Provided:
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.

Contact:
439 N Broadway Portland, OR 97227
T: (503)528-5236
(866)528-5236
http://www.cancercareresources.org

Year Established: 1944

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St. Vincent de Paul Social Services, Portland Council

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.

Resources Provided: 
-Provides rent, utility, food, clothing, and travel assistance to those in need in the greater Portland and Southwest Washington areas.

Contact:
5120 SE Milwaukie Ave. Portland, OR 97202
T: (503)235-7837
Emergency Assistance: (503)235-8431
http://www.svdppdx.org

Year Established: 1845

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St. Andrew’s Emergency Services

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.”

Resources Provided:
Provides emergency food boxes, energy assistance, furniture, and occasional rent assistance. Clothing and shoes also available.

Contact:
806 NE Alberta Ave. Portland, OR 97211
T: (971)244-0339 or (503)281-4429
Email: emergencyservices@standrwchurch.com

Year Established: 1907

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Portland Adventist Community Services

Mission: “Following Christ’s example, we are committed to nourishing the mind, body, and spirit, while fostering DIGNITY among those we serve.”

Resources Provided:
-Food
-Clothing
-Household items
-Educational Programs
-Advocacy
-Referral to services
-Health clinic for uninsured

Contact:
11020 NE Halsey St. Portland, OR 97220
T: (503) 252-8500
Email: info@portlandacs.org
http://www.portlandacs.org

Year Established: 1934

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Family Relief Nursery (Volunteers of America)

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.

Resources Provided:
-Free respite child care in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.
-Available to greater Portland and Vancouver, Washington area residents.

Contact:
Administrative Office: 3910 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97214
T: (503)236-8492
http://www.voaor.org

Year Established: 2007

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Community Action

Mission: “Community action leads the way to eliminate conditions of poverty and create opportunities for people and communities to thrive.”

Resources Provided:
-Provides child care resources and referral, emergency rent assistance, housing, homeless services, and more to residents of Washington County.

Contact:
1001 SW Baseline St. Hillsboro, OR 97123
T: (503)648-6646
Email: contact@caowash.org
http://www.caowash.org

Year Established: 1965

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Camp Ukandu

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.”

Resources Provided:
-Free
-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.

Contact:
0330 SW Curry St. Portland, OR 97201
T: (503)295-6422
(800)577-6552
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/COM/content/div_Northwest/COM_5_1_What_Is_Camp_Ukandu_13744.asp

Year Established: 1986

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Camp Milennium

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.”

Resources Provided:
-Free
-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

Contact:
2876 Diamond Lake Boulevard
Roseburg, OR 97470
T: (541)677-0600
http://www.campmillennium.org

Year Established: 2003

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Candlelighters for Children-Camp Harlow

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.”

Resources Provided:
-Labor Day weekend family camp that includes horseback riding, swimming, campfires, arts, and crafts, rock climbing wall, go-carts, and more.
-$50 deposit/child

Contact:
3850 County Farm Rd. Eugene, OR 97408
T: (541)683-5416
Email: office@campharlow.com
http://www.campharlow.org

Year Established: 1977

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Camp Erin at Camp Kuratli

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.

Contact:
Boring, OR
T: (503)215-4691
Email: marilyn.shulte@providence.org

Year Established: 2000

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Camp Agape

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.”

Resources Provided:
-Free  5 day camp at the beginning of August that includes arts, crafts, campfires, swimming, food, and fun activities for families affected by cancer.

Contact:
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
3131 NE Glisan St. Portland, OR 97232
T: (503) 234-0468
http://www.campagapeportland.com

Year Established: 1997

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Ronald McDonald House

Mission:
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.

Resources Provided:
-families can stay at Ronald McDonald house at low to no cost while children are in the hospital.
-home-cooked meals
-private bedrooms
-playrooms for children
-Special suites for children with suppressed immune systems
-Accredited education programs
-Recreational activities
-Non-clinical support services
-Sibling support services

Ronald McDonald Family Rooms Provide:
•A kitchen area that includes a stove or microwave
•Shower facilities
•Sleeping rooms
•Laundry facilities
•Internet access
•Reference books
•A seating area with a television
•A quiet room

Contact:
2115 SW River Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
P: 971-230-0808
http://www.rmhcoregon.org/contact-us

Year Established: 1976

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Sunshine Division

Mission:

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
503-823-2102

Agency Referral Cards 


priscilla@sunshinedivision.org | 503-823-2347

Volunteer Opportunities
kris@sunshinedivision.org | 503-823-2176

Donation Barrel Delivery & Pick Up
503-823-2119

Website: http://www.sunshinedivision.org/

http://www.sunshinedivision.org/