Our Charity Partners
1000 Friends of Oregon
Working with Oregonians to enhance our quality of life.
Our Mission is to provide a community that supports writers everywhere, in every genre and at every level, by fostering personal, community and professional growth that is positive and constructive.
Adaptive Sports Northwest
Adaptive Sports Northwest is a nonprofit organization that empowers people with physical disabilities through sport and fitness. Our mission is to provide and promote recreational, fitness and competitive opportunities for people with physical disabilities. Our vision is to lead our community to a greater state of health and wellness by nurturing the mind, body and spirit through sports and recreation. ASNW provides support for wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby, handcycling, goalball, adaptive swimming, kayaking and other introductory sports/clinics in Oregon and SW Washington.
Agia Sophia Academy
Our mission is to educate the whole child by providing a rich academic and arts curriculum, grounded in Orthodox Christian values, while fostering love of learning, personal responsibility and respect for each person.
Albertina Kerr strengthens Oregon families and communities by helping children and adults with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges – empowering them to live richer lives.
Albina Head Start
To comprehensively serve children and families providing child growth and development services and education to strengthen and enhance the abilities of children and their families to successfully function in our national and international environment.
All Hands Raised
Transforming children into educated, independent adults is the job of the entire community. All Hands Raised brings together local business, government, non-profit organizations, faith community, parents, students and community stakeholders to ensure the sustained success of every child in Portland and Multnomah County from cradle to career.
All Saints Episcopal Church
The purpose of All Saints Church is to celebrate God’s love, to seek and to serve Christ in all persons, and to go forth into the world rejoicing in the power of the Spirit. Your presence is a blessing regardless of your background, sexual orientation, gender identity, race or ethnicity, age or family structure, abilities or limitations or wherever you are in life’s journey.
Alzheimer’s Association - Oregon Chapter
To eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
American Leadership Forum of Oregon
The purpose of the American leadership Forum of Oregon is to join and strengthen leaders in order to better serve the public good. It enhances leadership by building on the strengths of diversity and by promoting collaborative problem solving within and among communities.
Animal Aid is a non-profit, no-kill organization that has been in existence since 1969. Our mission is to reduce animal birth rates and animal suffering through educating the public about spaying and neutering, offering financial assistance to community members who cannot afford urgent veterinary care, and finding permanent homes for animals in our care, including those with special needs. We house cats in our free-roam shelter and dogs (and a few cats) in loving foster homes.
Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
Autism Service Dogs of America
A child who connects to a dog connects to the world.
Autistic Community Activity Program
Autistic Community Activity Program (Formerly Autistic Children's Activity Program)
MISSION STATEMENT: To provide community education through recreation for those with Autism.
VISION: ACAP is always the first choice for those with Autism and their families for year-round social, community-based educational camps, and respite support.
•Whole family support
•Mentoring at all levels
•Expanding educational opportunities
Banks Community Foundation
The Banks Community Foundation supports efforts that benefit our community and will share expertise and resources to facilitate networking, training and project management.
Objectives: Enhance the economic, infrastructure, social, and educational environment of the Banks Community; Assist in efforts to provide a high quality of life for all its citizens; Generate local, public and private partnerships in the creation of community-based programs and projects; Work with individuals, groups, and governmental entities to plan, finance, and complete projects which will be of benefit to the local community and to serve low, and moderate-income people’s needs for community and economic development and community self-help.
Basic Rights Education Fund
Basic Rights Oregon will ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories.
Beaverton Education Foundation
The Beaverton Education Foundation (BEF) supports strong public schools in our community by developing and maintaining strategic partnerships to fund programs that inspire and increase student achievement. The BEF funds hands-on classroom projects, after-school and summer programs that give Beaverton District student’s opportunities that help them succeed.
Benton Hospice Service
To provide compassion, comfort and support through your end-of-life experience
To help you live out the rest of your life, on your own terms, among people who care
• Focus on quality of life and to ease suffering
• Promote dignity
• Respect choices
• Honor the grieving process
• Provide end-of-life resources and education as the recognized regional source for the continuum of end-of-life services
• Relationship-centered care
Our mission is to significantly reduce the rates of recidivism in the Portland metropolitan area. We help our clients change their lives to become more productive citizens. By doing so, we are contributing to the health and safety of our local communities.
Bicycle Transportation Alliance
The Bicycle Transportation Alliance ® is a non-profit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon. Since 1990, the BTA has worked in partnership with citizens, businesses, community groups, government agencies, and elected officials to create communities where people can meet their daily transportation needs on a bike.
The Bicycle Transportation Alliance creates healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, convenient and accessible.
Blind Ambition PDX
Blind Ambition PDX is a Portland based non-profit whose mission is to promote the abilities of the blind & visually impaired in a competitive environment through paddle sports.
The Architectural Heritage Center inspires people to conserve the art, craft and context of historic buildings and places to promote our cultural heritage as a vital element of livable, sustainable communities.
Our Priceless Heritage—Preserving it for the Future
We have a vision of the future that drives our work today: a city that respects and preserves its historic building fabric to promote neighborhood vitality, a thriving economy, cultural and artistic enrichment, and environmental and social sustainability.
Boys & Girls Club - Portland
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area's mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Boys & Girls Club of Salem, Marion, & Polk Counties
To inspire and enable all youth grades 1-12, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens through the development of a positive self-image and self-reliance.
Boys and Girls Aid Society of Oregon
The purpose of the Boys and Girls Aid Society of Oregon is to help children grow by strengthening the capacity of the individual child and family and helping change the societal conditions of poverty, racism, and sexism which affect children's growth.
Bradley Angle’s mission is to offer survivors of domestic and sexual violence options for safety, empowerment, healing and hope, while collaborating with our communities to create social change.
Bridgeport UCC is a small church with a big mission. Our Justice & Witness, Community Life and Worship Teams live out our call to care for one another and reflect God's love in the world. All are welcome to participate!
B’nai B’rith Camp
B'nai B'rith Camp provides safe, nurturing and fun experiences in a welcoming environment that inspires individual growth and enduring Jewish identity. Our youth centered summer camps and year round programs for all ages build communities and offer exceptional leadership development.
Call to safety
We are committed to ending domestic and sexual violence through confidential support services and education to empower our community. PWCL believes that everyone deserves a life free of domestic and sexual violence.
Candlelighters for Children with Cancer
To provide support, education, advocacy and hope to all children who are affected by childhood cancer in Oregon SW Washington.
Canterbury Crest , Inc.
The mission of Canterbury Crest, Inc. is to assure the availability of Christian Science nursing, as provided for in the Church Manual, for those radically relying on Christian Science for spiritual growth and healing.
CASA for Children
A CASA advocate is the tireless and passionate protector of children who have been abused or neglected and are going through the trauma of the court system. They are granted tremendous authority by the court, and are able to do what it takes to see that a child is not ignored, their best interests and critical needs are addressed, and that the presiding judge is able to understand the true facts of a child’s condition unobscured by those who may represent other interests or overburdened DHS caseworkers. CASA advocates represent the children until a safe and permanent home is found in a
safe, quick, and effective manner.
CASA of Lane County
Court Appointed Special Advocates (C.A.S.A.) provides a powerful voice for abused and neglected children in Lane County.
Cat Alliance Team Sanctuary
The Cat Alliance Team Sanctuary is an organization dedicated to keeping cats out of harm's way, both physically and medically. We will work together with other cat rescues to ensure the health and well-being of the animals in our care. No cat in our care shall be put down unless the cat is terminally ill or injured, in severe pain or has stopped eating. Every cat that has been in our care remains a Cat Alliance Team Sanctuary cat. If someone adopts from us and finds they can no longer care for that cat, we will gladly accept the cat back.
Inspired by the transformative power of God's love, Catholic Charities, the social service arm of the Catholic Church in western Oregon, partners with the most vulnerable, regardless of faith, to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.
Our mission is simple: to provide comprehensive, individualized, quality services within our community that allow individuals to live with dignity in their home or residence.
Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation
The Ceasefire Oregon Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to improving the health and safety of the community by reducing gun violence. We work to reduce the number of gun injuries and deaths in Oregon by educating the public and providing opportunities to dispose of unwanted firearms.
Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence
The mission of the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence (CARDV) is two-fold: 1)To provide services and support to those affected by sexual and domestic violence, and 2)To provide education and leadership within the community to change the societal conditions that cultivate these forms of violence.
Central Catholic High School
Central Catholic High School is a college preparatory school committed to educating students from diverse backgrounds in a Catholic community, challenging each individual to live as a Christian witness in service to others.
Central City Concern
Central City Concern serves single adults and families in the Portland-Metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty, and addiction. Founded in 1979 CCC provides affordable housing options integrated with healthcare services and supported employment.
Chess for Success
Chess for Success is much more than a recreational, after-school club. It's an intervention and educational support, provided at no cost to families, that closes the achievement gap for economically disadvantaged and minority youth. Through learning chess, students develop high-level critical-thinking and problem-solving skills that improve self-esteem, behavior, and academic performance, including attendance, grades, and test scores. Long-term, our goals include improving high-school graduation rates, participation in STEM programs and careers, and college/workplace readiness, ending the cycle of poverty for at-risk youth.
Childpeace Montessori School
Our Mission: To guide the development of the whole child, socially and academically, through the principles of AMI Montessori education in an urban setting. Childpeace shapes the future of our world through the cultivation of inquisitive minds and socially responsible young citizens.
Children’s Cancer Association
The Children's Cancer Association's mission:
When seriously ill children, teens, and their families need more than medicine, CCA’s innovative programs create joy one moment at a time.VISION: JoyRx becomes best practice in pediatric healthcare settings around the world.
Children’sTrust Fund of Oregon
It is the mission of the Children’s Trust Fund of Oregon Foundation to foster safe and healthy child
development and strong family functioning by preventing the harm of child abuse and neglect in Oregon.
CTFO fulfills this mission by making strategic investments in local best-practice child abuse prevention
programs, raising public awareness and education as well as pursing improvements in policy and research
related to child abuse prevention.
Christ the King Catholic Church
We are Christ the King Catholic Church, centered in Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit to serve and to build God’s kingdom through prayer, stewardship, education and evangelization.
Christ the King Catholic School strengthens the God-given capabilities of each child in a loving Catholic community. Students experience an environment that is gospel-centered and service-oriented.
Christ The Vine Lutheran Church
The people of Christ the Vine Lutheran Church will grow in love for Jesus Christ, love one another and love for all our neighbors, near and far. We’ll eagerly share the gospel with others, regularly invite other to worship with us and warmly welcome newcomers to our congregation. We’ll develop a clearer recognition of our own sinfulness that leads us to an ever deepening recognition of God’s overwhelming love, mercy and forgiveness toward us. As a result we’ll forgive willingly and grow in humility gratitude, kindness, and obedience to God.
City Repair Project
City Repair is an organized group action that educates and inspires communities and individuals to creatively transform the places where they live. City Repair facilitates artistic and ecologically-oriented place making through projects that honor the interconnection of human communities and the natural world. The many projects of City Repair have been accomplished by a mostly volunteer staff and thousands of volunteer citizen activists.
Clackamas Emergency Services Foundation
To provide humanitarian assistance to those who have been adversely affected by disaster, tragedy, injury or other misfortune, and to work actively toward preventing or minimizing the impact of such misfortunes in our community.
Clackamas Service Center
CSC's mission is to provide basic life assistance, transitional support and resources to individuals families, and children who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in Clackamas and Multnomah communities. CSC's vision is to reduce the effects of poverty, help individuals in our community move out of poverty, and to be a connector of services with partnering agencies. We provide food, clothing, medical services, and other essential services.
Clackamas Women’s Services
Clackamas Women’s Services offers pathways forward for adults and children impacted by sexual assault, domestic violence, human trafficking and exploitation, elder abuse, and stalking. Through comprehensive, personalized services, such as safety planning, counseling, shelter and emergency housing, survivors move from crisis to care.
Our mission is to treat people whose health and quality of life are compromised by alcohol, drugs and mental health challenges.
We do so through patient-centered care, partnerships with other healthcare providers and community partners, and through advocacy for effective public policy.