Blanchet House supports people experiencing homelessness or food insecurity by offering free hot meals, clothing, toiletries, housing programs, and community. No questions asked, we serve everyone with dignity and respect.
Bottom Line for Portland
Blanchet House serves an average of 1,200 meals a day, twice the number of meals as in 2019 after expanding service to Portland's three outdoor emergency shelters. Every year, up to 200 formerly homeless individuals find support to secure permanent housing, sobriety and employment after participating in one of Blanchet's life-renewal programs.
Fortis Construction will match 100% of any employee donation up to $1,000 for Give!Guide.
Tripwire is participating as a Business Partner.
Arium Botanicals will donate 4-inch plants to 30 donors aged 35 and under on select days.
Lauren Chandler cooking class (45-minute virtual kitchen visit for one donor hosting a group of up to five people, including the donor. The visit will include a short demonstration of a simple recipe and a conversation where Lauren provides inspiration, tips and recipe ideas, plus time for Q&A.)
GroundUp will ship 20 lucky donors (35 and under) a 12-ounce jar of their limited-run Snickerdoodle nut butter on select days.
Stumptown Coffee Roasters will provide 12-ounce bags of Stumptown Coffee for up to the first 100 donors contributing $100 or more.
“The best thing Blanchet House has given me is the time to work on myself. That is such a gift. It has given me time to see a therapist, get my medicine right, and get involved with AA. These are life-changing things for me. I’m just really grateful to be here.” —Clint, Blanchet House resident