To build positive relationships with homeless and transitional youth through education, art and recreation to affirm personal worth and create healthier, more meaningful lives.
Bottom Line for Portland
Each year, p:ear works with 800 youth through Safe Space, custom mentoring, job-training programs and home-cooked meals. It’s currently seeing 55 youth per day, up from 38 kids per day two years ago.
“Thanks for always being there for me. I have art on my apartment walls that I created in p:ear when I was homeless that I look at daily to remind me of how far I’ve come. I love you guys!” —p:ear youth L., 2015
Evo will match all new donors through the G!G up to $1,250. All donors will receive a free drink at the p:ear barista school coffee window and a 10 percent coupon to the p:ear gallery.