Our Charity Partners
National Crime Victim Law Institute
The National Crime Victim Law Institute is a national nonprofit legal education and advocacy organization whose mission is to actively promotes balance and fairness in the justice system through crime victim centered legal advocacy, education, and resource sharing.
Native American Youth and Family Center
The Portland region has a large, growing proud Native community grounded in our traditional worldview. Our united and connected community celebrates our multicultural and multi-tribal heritage as a source of strength. Our healthy community understands the connection between our environment, our culture, our spirituality and our wellness. Our economically secure families thrive and live in homes that provide stability and a place to practice culture and connection to community. Our successful businesses support the entire Native community and its prosperity.
The Neighbors West-Northwest Coalition promotes direct participation in grassroots democracy by supporting community efforts at the neighborhood level. Our services advance the voices of our constituent Neighborhood Associations as they strive to create livable, sustainable and equitable communities.
New Avenues for Youth
New Avenues for Youth is a non-profit serving Portland's homeless and at-risk youth. We work in partnership with our community to prevent youth homelessness and provide homeless and at-risk young people with the resources and skills needed to lead healthy, productive lives.
New City Initiative
New City Initiative's mission is engaging faith communities in ending the cycle of homelessness.
North By Northeast Community Health Center
North by Northeast Community Health Center is the only medical clinic in Oregon focused on African American health and exists to improve health outcomes and advance health equity by offering primary care services focused on chronic health conditions affecting the local African American population.
North Clackamas Education Foundation
Bridging the Gap to Ensure Students are Engaged and Ready to Learn.
Northwest Academy is committed to inspiring students to discover their intellectual and artistic voices in a creative and supportive atmosphere fueled by curiosity and constructive challenge.
Northwest Housing Alternatives
Northwest Housing Alternatives’ mission is to create opportunity through housing. NHA provides affordable housing options for families, seniors and people with special needs across Oregon.
Northwest Pilot Project
Housing seniors*Creating hope*Piloting change
For over 40 years, Northwest Pilot project has assisted low income seniors and disabled seniors find safe, affordable housing and age in place.
OHSU has a tradition of taking on the impossible — and delivering. We created the world’s first successful artificial heart valve. We developed the first targeted cancer therapy and launched the field of personalized medicine. Now we’re asking you to join us as we take on a new set of audacious challenges. Like defeating cancer. Curing HIV/AIDS. Ending preventable blindness.
Old Mill Center
Old Mill Center for Children and Families is a full-service provider of preschool, mental health, early intervention and parent support for children birth to 18 and their families. Our services address the educational, social, emotional, and family needs of a diverse population of children. Our services are funded through contracts, user fees and the generosity of grantors and donors. We strive to remove financial barriers that may exist in accessing the services we offer.
Open School is a rigorous college-prep program for amazing kids who need something different than traditional school. We know which kids are most likely to drop out. We find them and surround them with what they need to graduate and get ahead: academics, equity and advocacy. Open School develops connection, capability, and confidence in disconnected youth through relationship-based, quality learning experiences that result in academic, personal, and community success.
Oral Hull Foundation for the Blind
Oral Hull is a 22-acre park three miles from Sandy, Oregon. Serene and wooded, the unspoiled natural beauty of Mt. Hood, Oregon’s loftiest peak, forms a fitting background.
Since 1962, the Oral Hull Foundation for the Blind has been dedicated to providing a special place for persons with blindness or low vision and their friends to get away for a day, week-end or week for an exceptional experience. We provide year-round recreational, social and informal educational opportunities for the blind and low vision community
Our philosophy is that every individual has a tremendous amount of potential, therefore we strive to be a place where blind and low vision individuals can enjoy complete independence, relax in a beautiful environment, develop new skills, foster lifelong friendships and even test their limits.
Oregon Environmental Council
The Oregon Environmental Council advances innovative, collaborative solutions to Oregon’s environmental challenges for today and future generations.
Oregon Food Bank
Oregon Food Bank distributes food to agencies that feed people who are hungry throughout Oregon and Clark County, Wash. We also work to address the root causes of hunger through public policy advocacy and education programs.
Oregon Historical Society
As the steward of Oregon’s history, the Oregon Historical Society educates, informs, and engages the public through collecting, preserving, and interpreting the past.
Oregon Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation
The Lions of Oregon provides programs that positively impact quality of life in our communities, with an emphasis on sight and hearing.
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Inspire curiosity through engaging science learning experiences, foster experimentation and the exchange of ideas, and stimulate informed action.
OMSI, collaborating with partners, will ignite an education transformation at the intersection of science, technology and design, and weave a thriving innovation district into the fabric of Portland, that spreads opportunities across the Northwest.
Oregon Remodelers Association
The Oregon Remodelers Association/NARI membership is comprised of remodeling professionals, including general contractors, specialty contractors, subcontractors, designers, architects, suppliers, vendors, manufacturers, utilities, and professional services. Our members are interested in promoting common business interests and improving the home improvement and commercial remodeling industry through various means such as education and networking. ORA is a proud chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI).
Oregon Sustainable Agriculture Land Trust
OSALT was founded in 1995 by Will Newman and Sue Clark as a 501(c)3 non-profit land trust. Its mission is to hold agricultural land in perpetuity for the purposes of research and education on sustainable agriculture. OSALT now holds seven pieces of land in trust. Some are farms outside the city; some are community gardens in the city. OSALT also runs several programs with aligned missions, the largest of which is the Urban Farm Collective.
Oregon Symphony Association
Our mission is to serve our communities by creating outstanding live musical experiences. We are furthering this mission in the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall by preserving tradition and revitalizing the art form with an eclectic mix of classical favorites, unique popular acts, and innovative new works. We are also bringing our art to those in our community who cannot meet us in the hall due to age, disability, or economic and social circumstances. We reach an annual audience of 225,000+ through the combined impact of 90 concerts and 250+ outreach events, bringing joy and adding value to our community.
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc.
Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., (OTI) is dedicated to promoting success for women in the trades through education, leadership and mentorship. Founded in 1989 as a small support group led by four tradeswomen (an elevator constructor, two carpenters and an operating engineer), OTI was reorganized as Oregon Tradeswomen, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) non-profit, in 1999. OTI was founded on the principles that women deserve and can attain economic self-sufficiency through pursuing careers in the building, mechanical, electrical, and utility trades while helping and encouraging the trades industry build up a diverse workforce. Today the organization is comprised of nearly 400 members, three programs, an annual trades career fair for women and girls, and the support of trades industry employers.
Oregon Zoo Foundation
The Oregon Zoo Foundation advances the Oregon Zoo's mission of inspiring the community to create a better future for wildlife by securing financial support for the zoo's conservation, education and animal welfare programs.
Our Lady of the Lake Parish
Our Lady of the Lake Parish has begun raising funds for a new school building and parish offices. The environmentally friendly multi-use center is expected to cost about $16 million and will provide a safe and inviting place to gather, demonstrate and develop our faith. The school and the Religious Education program will have functional classroom space, specialty classrooms (art, music, computer and science labs) and adequate storage for the ministries that share our classroom spaces.
p:ear builds positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create more meaningful and healthier lives. Each year our programs serve almost 900 homeless and transitional young people ages 15 to 24.
Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon
Mission of Parkinson’s Resources of Oregon: To empower individuals to meet the challenges of Parkinson’s through information, education, personal support and advocacy for a cure.
Parks Foundation of Clark County
Our mission is to raise funds through public and private partnerships for parks, trails, and recreational programs across Clark County, Washington.
Parrott Creek Child and Family Services
With 40 years of community support, Parrott Creek Child & Family Services has been transforming troubled teens into successful citizens. Community support is needed more than ever. Your support and donations help us to create safer and stronger communities.
Peninsula Children’s Learning Center
Peninsula Children's Learning Center's mission is to provide high-quality, affordable childcare and education as well as family support programs that contribute to the vitality of North and Northeast Portland.
Portland Animal Welfare Team
PAW Team's mission is to improve animal health and human welfare through education, advocacy and veterinary care for those who are homeless or in extreme poverty.
Many organizations in the greater Portland area actively support homosexual behavior as one to be celebrated and blessed. Many men and women, however, desire a different way. For many, there exists a conflict between one's sexuality and their faith, which results in deep conviction, loneliness and despair. Portland Fellowship offers a message to those conflicted -- a message of freedom and hope found in Christ.
Our purpose is to glorify Jesus Christ by proclaiming His desire and incredible power to release people from sin. Such freedom begins with repentance from one's sin and put their faith in Christ as Savior and Lord.
Portland Homeless Family Solutions
Our mission is to empower homeless families to get back into housing - and stay there.
Portland Jobs with Justice
JwJ is an affiliate of National Jobs With Justice and is established as a coalition of labor unions, community, religious and student organizations, and individual activists with the purpose of defending the rights of all working people and preserving civil and economic rights for all members of the community; the right to a decent standard of living, the right to job security, and the right to organize.
JwJ is based on direct action and solidarity; people making a pledge to support each other’s struggles whenever and wherever they arise. We will focus on the abuse of civil rights and the struggles of exploited workers and their communities, especially people of color, immigrants, and women.
Portland Playhouse is dedicated to producing quality, intimate, performances in which the interaction between artists and audience is paramount. We hold theatre to be a space in which people of all social, economic, racial, sexual and political backgrounds can come together to celebrate the complexity of our shared human experience.
Portland Rose Festival Foundation
The Portland Rose Festival Foundation is a non-profit that serves families and individuals with programs and events that promote the arts, education and volunteerism.
We value environmental responsibility, diversity, patriotism and our historic & floral heritage.
The mission of Portland YouthBuilders is to support low income young men and women who are committed to changing their lives to become self-sufficient, contributing members of the workforce and their community by:
*Providing classroom-based and experiential education and vocational training, leading to a high school diploma or GED;
*Assisting students in developing employment skills by participating in a PYB supervised workplace;
*Challenging students to develop their leadership skills and talents through community service; and
*Providing long term support to graduates until they achieve their personal, educational, and career goals
Potluck in the Park
Potluck in the Park has served a free hot meal to anyone in need, every Sunday, rain or shine, in downtown Portland since 1991. Potluck in the Park received the 2011 Spirit of Portland Award and the 2012 Oregon Governor's Volunteer Award.
Utilizing the Community Land Trust model of permanent affordability, expand homeownership opportunities for low- and moderate-income families so they can live or remain in the community of their choice. Serve as a leading strategic partner to improve affordability region-wide, with a focus on areas affected by displacement.
Providence Child Center Foundation
As people of Providence,
we reveal God’s love for all,
especially the poor and vulnerable,
through our compassionate service.
Providence Willamette Falls Medical Foundation
As people of Providence, we reveal God’s love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Quadriplegics United Against Dependency
Providing valuable independent living services for people with severe physical disabilities with affordable housing and resident-directed attendant care.
Randall Children’s Hospital Foundation
With nearly 150,000 patient visits annually, Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel provides more inpatient, emergency/trauma and surgical care than any other pediatric facility between Puget Sound, the San Francisco Bay Area and Salt lake City. It is widely recognized for its neonatal and pediatric intensive care units, as well as its cancer, cardiology, neurology, rehabilitation and diabetes programs.
Raphael House of Portland
Raphael House of Portland is a multi-faceted domestic violence agency dedicated to ending intimate partner violence for good. We serve individuals and families of all backgrounds, cultures, ages, and sexual orientations.
REACH Community Development
A healthy community begins at home. REACH’s mission is to create quality affordable housing and opportunities for individuals, families, and communities to thrive.
Returning Veterans Project
Returning Veterans Project is a nonprofit organization comprised of politically unaffiliated and independent health care practitioners who offer free and confidential services to returning veterans and service members of the current Iraq and Afghanistan campaigns and their families. Services are available in Oregon and Southwest Washington.
Ride Connection is a non-profit organization established to link accessible, responsive transportation with community needs.
Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls
The Rock ’n’ Roll Camp for Girls, a 501(c)3 non-profit, builds girls self-esteem through music creation and performance. Providing workshops and technical training, we create leadership opportunities, cultivate a supportive community of peers and mentors, and encourage social change and the development of life skills.
Safe Dogs by the River
Safe Dogs By The River wishes to facilitate positive relationships with our companion animals through education, demonstration, support and example. We believe all companion animals deserve to be treated with respect, affection and dignity. We wish to assist owners, rescuers, dog walkers or anyone involved with dogs, or any animals, in efficient and effective communication with our companions.
Salem Family YMCA of Marion and Polk Counties
The Salem Family YMCA is headquarters for YMCAs in Marion & Polk Counties. Our downtown Salem facility is a comfortable place for a diverse mix of people of all ages, races, backgrounds, and fitness levels. The Salem Family YMCA serves over 8500 members, plus thousands more who attend YMCA camps, Child Development services, or enroll in swim lessons or youth sports programs outside of membership.
Salem Friends Of Felines
The mission of Salem Friends of Felines is to provide shelter services to homeless cats in Marion & Polk counties in order to reduce cat homelessness.