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.
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.
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 nonprofit, no-kill animal rescue and welfare organization that has been passionately serving animals and the people they love since 1969. We operate a free-roam shelter for cats, a foster program for cats and dogs, and two community programs: The Animal Aid Cares Fund, a partnership with veterinarians across Portland to offer financial assistance for urgent vet care, and C-SNIP, a partnership with Portland Animal Welfare (PAW) Team to provide funding for canine spay/neuter to homeless and low-income families.
Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon is an archdiocese of the Roman Catholic Church in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It encompasses the western part of the state of Oregon, from the summit of the Cascades to the Pacific Ocean. The Archbishop of Portland serves as the Ordinary of the archdiocese and Metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of Portland whose suffragan dioceses cover the entire three states of Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. The dioceses of the province include Baker, Boise, Helena, and Great Falls-Billings.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Our mission is to provide a community of healing, hope, and light throughout the life-long journey of childhood cancer. We advocate, we educate, we build partnerships, and we foster solidarity for all families experiencing cancer.
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.
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.
Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence
The mission of the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence is two-fold:
• To provide services and support to those affected by sexual and domestic violence, and
• 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 (CCC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit agency serving single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty and addictions. Founded in 1979, the agency has developed a comprehensive continuum of affordable housing options integrated with direct social services including healthcare, recovery and employment. CCC currently has a staff of 800+, an annual operating budget of $60 million and serves more than 13,000 individuals annually.
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.
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.
Columbia Adventist Academy
Columbia Adventist Academy exists to provide the finest in Seventh-day Adventist secondary education. We welcome young people who see such an education as an important part of their Christian experience.
Columbia Gorge CASA
Too many children in Wasco, Hood River and Sherman counties have been removed from their homes and are living in foster care because they were abused and/or neglected by their parents.
Columbia Gorge CASA recruits, trains, and supports community volunteers to advocate for these children and ensure that they do not languish in the well meaning, but over burdened child welfare system. The trained volunteer, called a "CASA” (Court Appointed Special Advocate) is appointed by a judge to monitor the child's needs and well-being; ensure that needed services are provided; and that all court timelines are met. A volunteer stays with the child until they are placed in a loving permanent home. For many abused children, a CASA volunteer is the only consistent adult presence in their lives. Children who have a CASA volunteer are substantially less likely to spend time in long-term foster care and less likely to reenter care.
Community Cycling Center
The Community Cycling Center's mission is to broaden access to bicycling and its benefits.
Community Outreach, Inc.
Helping people help themselves lead healthy and productive lives since 1971
Community Vision works with adults and families experiencing disabilities to provide individualized housing, supported living, employment and home ownership services. CVI programs are designed to allow each participant to reach his or her full potential. The services we provide can be as basic as helping with meals, hygiene, and mobility, or can include support with budgeting and bill paying, getting to and from daily errands or finding and maintaining employment. Individuals live in their own home and we tailor our direct support around their unique needs and goals.
Community Warehouse is your local, nonprofit furniture bank that collects and redistributes donated furniture and household goods to neighbors in need. Through partnerships with 200 social service agencies, families visit the Warehouse to get the essential furnishings they need to create more safe, comfortable, and happy homes. Clients include women escaping domestic violence, the elderly, people with mental and physical disabilities, refugee families, and the working poor. In the last 3 years alone, Community Warehouse has helped over 18,000 low-income people create safe and stable homes.
By putting used goods to good use every day, we make it possible for families to benefit from their neighbors' items that still have life to give. The ability to cook meals, eat together as a family at a kitchen table, and get a good night’s sleep on a bed with pillows and blankets all provide a step towards self-sufficiency.
Confluence Environmental Center
Confluence Environmental Center brings together streams of thought, action and people to make the environmental movement more robust, inclusive and effective. We work to address the environmental health concerns that disproportionately affect communities of color and low-income communities. We are advancing environmental justice to the Portland area through innovative partnerships and inspired action.
Congregation of Neveh Shalom
Congregation of Neveh Shalom: We are an egalitarian congregation dedicated to providing a home for traditional observance, study and gathering for Portland´s Jewish population. We strive to serve Judaism and our members through worship service, Jewish education for children and adults, social and cultural activities, special experiences for all ages and life cycle ceremonies.
Creator Lutheran Church
Creator Lutheran Church
God’s Work, Our Hands
Since 1946, the Catholic Youth Organization and Camp Howard have served the youth of Western Oregon and Southwest Washington. More than 11,000 youth participate in our sports and camp programs each year. Through our programs participants learn self-worth and lifelong values.
Decoding Dyslexia Oregon is a grassroots, non-profit organization driven by Oregon families and educators who recognized the need for conversations with our school districts and policy makers regarding dyslexia.
DePaul Industries’ mission is to help people with disabilities to have the opportunity to work.
Doernbecher Children’s Hosp. Foundation
Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Mission is to provide the premier children's healthcare experience in our region through excellence in care, advocacy, innovation, education and research.
Donate Life Northwest
To save lives and improve health through the promotion of organ, eye, and tissue donation.
Dress For Success Oregon
The mission of Dress for Success is to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
EarthShare Oregon is a federation of over 70 leading local and national non-profit conservation groups that provide a convenient way for Oregonians to support the environment and healthy communities. Through EarthShare workplace campaigns, conservation groups reach new audiences and supporters in nearly 100 public and private organizations in Oregon. Since our founding in 1989, we have raised over $11 million for conservation.