Metropolitan Family Service (MFS)


MFS is a multi-service agency that aims to help people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.

Bottom Line for Portland

MFS serves 13,000 people each year in Portland. Through evidence-based MFS programming, 8,620 students engaged in after-school activities, 372 adults engaged in parent education, 212 people received support for a successful start to kindergarten, and 45 older adult volunteers impacted 1,924 students focused on literacy skills.

“For me, there is never a safety net. And losing our transportation would make my life pretty impossible. I got a loan from them in the past [and] paid the car off, and it positively impacted my credit. Life-saving.”  —Heather, MFS Ways to Work client

Business Partner

The first 500 $25+ G!G donors to MFS will receive a free oil change from Green Drop Garage. The first 100 $50+ donors will be entered to win a year-long Green Drop PRIME membership. All donors of $50+ will receive a free drink from Good Coffee; donors of $100+ will receive a Good Coffee gift bag.


How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?

$10 provides supplies for a cooking class so kids and families can learn how to prepare healthy meals on a limited budget.

How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?

$50 provides a round-trip, accessible ride for an older adult to get to a medical appointment.  

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