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Human Services

These nonprofits focus on providing services to marginalized communities.
Human Services

29 Nonprofits
1,502 Donors
$224,974 Given so far

4th Dimension Recovery Center $3,485 raised so far.
Provide and cultivate an atmosphere of recovery where all young people can overcome drug addiction and alcoholism through social interactions with recovery communities and mentor services.
Bienestar $9,613 raised so far.
Bienestar builds housing that becomes a home, in multifamily properties that become communities, for the wellbeing of farmworker and other low-income families. Within our properties, we provide resident services and support Latino leaders as they become advocates for their community.
Blanchet House of Hospitality $8,408 raised so far.
To offer food, shelter and aid to all those in need of a safe place to be nourished and restored. To assist the transformation of each life we touch with compassion and dignity.
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Bridges to Change $9,876 raised so far.
To strengthen individuals and families affected by addictions, mental health, poverty and homelessness.
CASA for Children of Multnomah, Washington, and Columbia Counties $10,027 raised so far.
We advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children who are under the protection of the court. We dedicate our resources to recruiting, training and supporting volunteers to provide quality advocacy to as many children as we can.
Central City Concern $23,089 raised so far.
To end homelessness by providing housing, health care and supported employment services to people impacted by trauma, addiction, serious mental illness, chronic disease and multigenerational poverty.
Community Vision $2,800 raised so far.
Striving to make Oregon a place where people with disabilities can live, work and thrive in the communities of their choice. We provide person-centered support, empowering each individual to achieve his or her unique goals.
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Domestic Violence Resource Center $2,830 raised so far.
To educate, support and empower survivors and their children who are affected by intimate partner violence by offering counseling, advocacy, shelter services and community outreach.
The Dougy Center $5,748 raised so far.
The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. Our peer support model is free of charge. We offer training locally, nationally and internationally to individuals and organizations seeking to assist children in grief.
Dress for Success Oregon $8,200 raised so far.
Dress for Success empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
El Programa Hispano Católico $886 raised so far.
To advance racial equity and social justice through the power of our Latinx Culture, community and self-determination. Es avanzar la equidad racial y justicia social a través del poder de nuestra cultura y comunidad latinx y la autodeterminación.
Friends of the Children – Portland $5,615 raised so far.
We took mentoring out of the volunteer realm and it is changing lives. Our mentors are full-time, salaried professionals who work 1:1 with our community’s highest-priority youth from kindergarten through high school graduation. 12 ½ years—no matter what.
Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization $18,601 raised so far.
To promote the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multiethnic society.
Impact NW $7,910 raised so far.
Impact NW’s mission is to help people prosper through a community of support.
JOIN $12,050 raised so far.
JOIN supports people experiencing homelessness in their efforts to move off the street and into permanent housing, providing each household with the services they need to ensure their long-term stability.
New Avenues for Youth $7,995 raised so far.
To work in partnership with our community to prevent youth homelessness and provide young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness the resources and skills needed to lead healthy, productive lives.
Northeast Emergency Food Program $2,195 raised so far.
To provide food and clothing assistance to our culturally and racially diverse Portland metro neighbors while working to develop community solutions to food insecurity. This mission is achieved through direct assistance, state and local advocacy, job training and a mobile food pantry.
Oregon Energy Fund $5,530 raised so far.
Oregon Energy Fund provides energy bill assistance to our neighbors in financial crisis in support of household stability.
Oregon Food Bank $43,832 raised so far.
Oregon Food Bank works to eliminate hunger and its root causes... because no one should be hungry.
Outside In $10,654 raised so far.
To help homeless youth and other marginalized people become healthy and self-sufficient.
PDX Diaper Bank $2,565 raised so far.
PDX Diaper Bank provides free diapers and diapering supplies to low-income and homeless families with children, older adults and individuals with disabilities residing in the Portland metro area.
Portland Homeless Family Solutions $8,766 raised so far.
Our mission is to empower homeless families with children to get back into housing and to stay there long term.
Project Lemonade $9,642 raised so far.
We support confidence and self-esteem in Oregon’s foster youth by removing barriers to resources and opportunities so they reach their full potential. We provide clothing and shoes, coordinate paid internships for job skills growth, and grant wishes to help youth reach their dreams.
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Rahab’s Sisters $5,345 raised so far.
Rahab’s Sisters creates community through radical hospitality with those marginalized by poverty, houselessness, sex work, violence or substance use. Our doors are open to anyone who identifies as a woman.
ROSE Community Development $2,900 raised so far.
An affordable-housing organization based in outer Southeast Portland, ROSE seeks to revitalize its neighborhood through the development of homes and economic opportunities.ROSE connects our community to build good homes, healthy families and neighborhood opportunities in outer Southeast Portland.
Street Roots $19,715 raised so far.
Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.
Transition Projects $13,858 raised so far.
Transition Projects provides individuals with the services, resources and tools they need to end their homelessness, secure housing and maintain that housing. Transition Projects assists more than 10,000 people annually, with a special focus on veterans, women, couples and people with disabilities.
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Trauma Intervention Program of Portland $2,640 raised so far.
Our citizen volunteers provide emotional first aid to survivors of tragedy in order to ease their immediate suffering and facilitate their healing and long-term recovery.
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Village Gardens $10,546 raised so far.
Village Gardens brings a spirit of hope by growing and sharing food, learning and teaching skills, and empowering community leadership.