To support household stability by assisting neighbors in financial crisis with their energy bills.
Bottom Line for Portland
Oregon Energy Fund is the only private, statewide, non-government-funded emergency energy assistance organization in Oregon. It works with more than 30 partner agencies to help Oregonians pay utility bills in times of financial crisis. In 2016, it served more than 4,674 individuals, including 1,600 children, 591 disabled individuals and 540 seniors.
“After my husband died in a car crash, Oregon Energy Fund's utility assistance helped me save for food, transportation, and my youngest child's medicine. I am forever grateful to the Oregonians that were there for us.” —Mother of two
The first 25 G!G donors of $100+ to Oregon Energy Fund will receive an “I Am Empowered” candle from Yo Soy Candle LLC.
How far does a $10 donation go with your organization?
$10 helps power the home of an Oregon family in crisis for three days of school or business closures during an emergency winter weather advisory period.
How far does a $50 donation go with your organization?
$50 provides heat for a family for half a month.