Our Charity Partners
Our vision is that all interested, pre-college students in our region will have the opportunity to interact with community experts and experience professional environments in ways that assist them in developing intellectually and preparing for rewarding careers.
Second Step Housing
As a community based non profit we exist to foster self-sufficiency for at-risk women and families through affordable housing linked with community services.
Senior Citizens Council of Clackamas
Since 1972, Senior Citizens Council, a non-profit organization, has been improving the quality of life for seniors and adults with disabilities in Clackamas County, Oregon.
We offer services not provided by any other agencies. We serve the homebound, frail, vulnerable and geographically isolated.
Our programs and services promote:
•Improves quality of life
•Protects the vulnerable
•Delays or reduces the need for state assistance or court intervention.
Shriners Hospital for Children
Shriners Hospitals for Children has a mission to: •Provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment. •Provide for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals. •Conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin or ability of a patient or family to pay.
Silverton Health Foundation
The mission and values of Legacy Health
Our legacy is good health for:
We will work as a team to demonstrate our values:
Respect - Treat all people with respect and compassion
Service - Put the needs of our patients and their families first
Quality - Deliver outstanding clinical services within healing environments
Excellence - Set high standards and achieve them
Responsibility - Be good stewards of our resources, ensuring access to care for all
Innovation - Be progressive in our thinking and actions
Leadership - Serve as a role model of good health and good citizenship
Sir James McDonald Pipe Band
Oregon’s award-winning bagpipe and drum program seeks to build a foundation of lifelong interest and appreciation of pipe band music through a quality program of instruction for youth pipers and drummers; to offer the opportunity for a first-rate band experience to as many young people as possible; and to help each boy and girl reach his or her optimum skill level.
Sisters of St. Mary’s of Oregon
The Sisters of St. Mary of Oregon are women of prayer, living in simplicity and sisterly love.
We serve our community through child development and education, lifelong learning, elder care, sacred space for contemplation and retreat, and off-campus outreach and ministry.
Sisters of The Road Cafe
Sisters of the Road exists to build authentic relationships and alleviate the hunger of isolation in an atmosphere of nonviolence and gentle personalism that nurtures the whole individual, while seeking systematic solutions that reach the roots of homelessness and poverty to end them forever.
SnowCap Community Charities
SnowCap Community Charities is a philanthropic organization created to provide food, clothing, advocacy and other services to the poor. Snow Cap serves East County. This includes a large part of east Portland, Gresham, Troutdale, Fairview, and Wood Village.
Social Services of Clackamas Co Inc
The mission of SS of CC is to help people in need and to support the work of volunteers in Clackamas County. Seniors, persons with disabilities and families and individuals with low incomes are provided with necessary goods and services when no other resources are available to meet the need. Volunteerism is supported by paying mileage and stipends for people who are helping others.
St. Anthony’s Church
The mission of St. Anthony's Parish is to share our Catholic Faith as a community of Christ-centered people. We seek to offer all people an opportunity to develop a relationship with God. We strive to accomplish this through worship, education, service and the communication of Christian values. We envision this process to provide the means for personal growth and community involvement.
St. Clare School
A Catholic, parish-school community rooted in Gospel values and dedicated to the spiritual and educational development of the whole child.
St. Henry Catholic Church
St. Henry Catholic Church is a community of Christian believers striving to build God’s kingdom on earth for all people. We accept our evangelizing mission from Jesus Christ to love God above all else and to love our neighbor as ourselves. Following the example of Jesus, and in the power of the Holy Spirit:
• We exemplify God's love and forgiveness as revealed in Jesus Christ through the example of our Christian lives;
• We worship God in the celebration of the Eucharist and sacraments and through the prayer and devotion within our families and parish groups;
• We live the Gospel message through our service to each other, while addressing the spiritual and human needs of our parish family and the surrounding community;
• We embrace diversity and the richness it brings to our lives, both spiritually and socially.
St. Ignatius Parish
To be Oregon’s spiritual home for Jesuit works
As Oregon’s Jesuit parish, we are a welcoming Catholic community,
challenged to discern the urgent call of Jesus in our times
St. Mary’s Academy
St. Mary's Academy, a Catholic high school for young women, provides a challenging college-preparatory education in a vibrant learning environment. St Mary's, a diverse community, educates the whole person by nurturing spirituality, encouraging creativity, promoting justice, and inspiring a sense of global interdependence to prepare students for service and leadership.
St. Matthew Catholic Church
St. Matthew Catholic Church is a unique parish in the Archdiocese of Portland staffed by the Missionaries of the Holy Spirit. As you look through the pages of our website you will see evidence of a vibrant Catholic community. Come join us.
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
St. Vincent de Paul Society, Vancouver
Inspired by the Gospel values of charity and compassion for all, and in an effort to promote human dignity, the Vancouver Conference of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul provides food, clothing, shelter and other forms of assistance to people in need without regard to race, color, sex or religion.
St. Vincent De Paul, Brush Prairie
Inspired by gospel values, the society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, leads men and women to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering, in the tradition of the founder, Blessed Frederic Ozanam, and patron St. Vincent de Paul.
As a reflection of the whole family of God, members, who are know as Vincentians, are drawn from every background, age group and economic level.
Vincentians are united in an international society of charity by their spirit of poverty, humility, and sharing, which is nourished by prayer and reflection, mutually supportive gatherings, and adherence to a basic rule.
Organized locally, Vincentians witness God’s love by embracing all works of charity and justice. The society collaborates with other people of good will in relieving need and addressing its causes, making no distinction in those served because, in them, Vincentians see the face of Christ.
Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.
We restore forests, rivers, and rangelands for healthier habitat and clean air and water. By bringing people together to find common ground, we are healing the land and rebuilding rural economies.
Our lasting solutions come by listening, learning, building trust, and investing in the long-term success of the communities and region we serve.
Terwilliger Plaza Foundation
The mission of the Foundation is two-fold:
• To fund projects and facility improvements that will enhance the quality of retirement living for all Terwilliger Plaza members; and
• To support the Lesta Hoel Memorial Trust Fund, which provides members of Terwilliger Plaza with aid and assistance after they have exhausted their funds.
The Arc of Multnomah-Clackamas
Mission: To prove advocacy, support, and services, to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
The Arc of Southwest Washington
The Arc of Southwest Washington helps people with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve a lifetime of success by
• Building capability through respectful advocacy;
• Direct support of individuals and families;
• Promotion of full participation in our community.
The Dougy Center
The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences.
The Grotto is a National Catholic Shrine dedicated to Mary, Our Sorrowful Mother, which is a ministry of The Servite Friars – Order of Friar Servants of Mary.
The Grotto strives to provide a welcoming presence and a beautiful environment conducive to peace, quiet, and spiritual inspiration.
The Grotto offers understanding, compassion, support and hope through a variety of ministries including counseling, education, spiritual direction and liturgical celebrations.
The Grotto endeavors to serve all people.
The International School
The International School inspires children to become global citizens by providing a rigorous and comprehensive education within a nurturing, student-centered environment of full immersion in multiple languages and cultures.
The Library Foundation
Literacy and a desire to learn enable each of us to feed our curiosity, fulfill our potential, and lead longer and healthier lives. Our public library makes this possible. The Library Foundation is committed to nurturing a lifelong relationship with learning and libraries for each person in our community.
The programs we support make a difference for thousands each year. Parents transform themselves into confident first teachers for their children. Struggling students buck the trend and become strong, independent readers. Teens at risk define new paths toward high school graduation and a literate future. And librarians help people of all ages experience the breakthroughs and learning experiences that change lives.
The Nature Conservancy
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
•Through the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, including more than 600 scientists, located in all 50 U.S. states and more than 35 countries.
•With the help of our many partners, from individuals and governments to local nonprofits and corporations.
•By using a non-confrontational, collaborative approach and staying true to our five unique core values.
The Oregon Ballet Theatre
Oregon Ballet Theatre is committed to sharing our passion for the expressive power of ballet, inspiring an enduring appreciation of dance, and connecting in meaningful ways to our community through excellence in performance, training and educational programs.
Tivnu: Building Justice
With a focus on issues of shelter and other basic human needs, Tivnu: Building Justice mobilizes the Jewish community—and engages and serves the wider community—through construction projects, education, and advocacy. Our model braids together hands-on construction training; work on specific projects with affordable-housing and other organizations like Habitat for Humanity; social advocacy in collaboration with groups like Street Roots and Sisters of the Road; and Jewish learning and living.
Toy N Joy Makers Inc
Toy N Joy Makers' mission for 94 years has been to promote the spirit of helping children and families of our community during the holiday season.
The mission of Transition Projects is to serve people’s needs as they move from homelessness to housing.
Transitional Youth actively works to reduce youth homelessness in the Portland area. Learn more about the challenges facing our local homeless youth and what we're doing to help them
Trillium Family Services Foundation
We are guided by the simple yet crucial mission of building brighter futures with children and families.
Our vision is to create safe communities where children are healthy and every family has the opportunity for success. Families get the support they need – when and where they need it. There is a focus on prevention and health; organizations and systems are connected in a synergistic sanctuary community that generates: Non –violence, Growth and Change, Democracy, Emotional intelligence, Social learning, Open communication, and Social Responsibility.
Our investment in the future of each child means that the next generation of Oregonians will have the skills to contribute meaningfully through employment, community service, and raising their own healthy families.
Tualatin Riverkeepers is a community-based organization working to protect and restore Oregon's Tualatin River System. Tualatin Riverkeepers builds watershed stewardship through education, public access to nature, restoration, and advocacy.
United Way of the Benton & Lincoln Counties
Our mission is to increase the organized capacity of people in Benton and Lincoln counties to care for one another.
United Way of the Columbia-Willamette
Your donation connects people in need with the building blocks for a good life—education, financial stability and health and well-being. Your support creates change.
University of Western States
The mission of University of Western States is to improve the health of society and advance the science and art of integrated health care through leadership and excellence in health sciences education, service, and the enhancement of knowledge through research and scholarship.
Vestal's richly-diverse community nurtures life-long learning to support all students in achieving their very highest educational and personal potential.
Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation
The mission of the Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center is to provide high-quality, comprehensive, and culturally appropriate primary health care to the communities of Washington and Yamhill Counties with a special emphasis on migrant and seasonal farmworkers and others with barriers to receiving healthcare.
Volunteers of America - Oregon
Volunteers of America Oregon changes lives by promoting self-determination, building strong communities, and standing for social justice.
Wallace Medical Concern
The Wallace Medical Concern (WMC) provides an open door to exceptional health services and connections that support individuals and their families in healthy living. As a community health center, we offer a full service medical “home base” for low-income children and adults in Rockwood, Gresham and East Multnomah County.
Since 1985, WaterWatch has pursued a single clear mission: To protect and restore flows in our rivers to sustain the native fish, wildlife, and the people who depend on healthy rivers. WaterWatch was the first organization in the West to seek structural reform of antiquated water laws to protect and restore our rivers.
Willamette Humane Society
Founded by local civic leaders in 1965, the mission of Willamette Humane Society (WHS) is to promote the welfare of animals through leadership, education, and action. WHS exists to provide a temporary shelter for unwanted, abandoned, abused, and lost animals.
Western Oregon University (WOU), steadily emerging as a leading comprehensive public liberal arts institution, is committed to changing lives, strengthening communities and transforming our world. Located in the Monmouth-Independence area, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley, WOU is about 20 minutes from Salem, the state’s capital and about 75 minutes from Portland, the state’s cultural hub.
YWCA of Clark County
YWCA Clark County’s mission is to eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.