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.
Bottom Line for Portland
Homeless youth face debilitating challenges, from mental and physical disorders to familial and sexual violence and abuse. Without support, these youth can face lifelong struggles with poverty, drug addiction and incarceration. p:ear serves 800 homeless youth per year (about 65 per day) and is creating a healthier community—for everyone.
¿Por Qué No? will double all NEW p:ear donors up to $5,000
Flora Bowley Designs is matching ALL donors up to $5,000
Give $1000+, and you'll be entered to win a Chef’s Tasting Menu for 8 to Toro Bravo
Give $100+ and you could win gift cards to the Jupiter/Next Hotel along with four $50 gift cards + Toro Bravo cookbooks to
“Without p:ear, I wouldn’t have been able to go to college. I would still be drinking and running the streets. It’s an amazing place for us and was all I had for a while. We’re homeless, not hopeless.” —K, p:ear youth