We attempt to support NPO's that cover a wide gamut of social justice, community and environmental needs. As such, we attempt to be a place where anyone can walk in and find an organization that is caring for a need that they feel passionate about. Our Charity List is often rotating and expands to as many as 10 at a time. Currently, these are the charities that we are supporting:
Friends of The Children Local organization serving vulnerable children
A revolutionary mentoring program that is transforming the lives of Portland's most vulnerable children.
Mission: To provide our most vulnerable children a stable relationship with a professional mentor for 12.5 years - from kindergarten to high school graduation. 12.5 years. No matter what.
Friends of Trees Local neighborhood greenspace organization
Brings people in the Portland-Vancouver and Eugene-Springfield metro areas together to plant and care for city trees and green spaces.
Mission: Restore green spaces in our community
My Voice Music Music program for marginalized youth
Providing social, educational, and music skills to youth in need.
Mission: My Voice Music is a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon that engages youth in music and performance in order to promote self-esteem, social skills and emotional expression.
The Neo Fund Locally based Micro-Lending Organization
The Neo Fund supports the poorest of the poor living in the city dump in Managua, Nicaragua. Each micro-loan goes directly to individuals facing abject poverty.
Mission: A loan given today, helps fight poverty tomorrow.
POIC Local organization helping at-risk youth
Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center, Inc. reconnects alienated at-risk youth affected by poverty, family instability and homelessness with high school education, and with career training.
Mission: To prepare at-risk youth for future success through education, leadership, family outreach, employment training and placement.
Compassion First Local organization fighting the sex trade
Providing long-term, hope-filled solutions for victims of child sexual trafficking.
Mission: Live for the sake of others
A nonprofit, housing organization building simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need.
Mission: To create successful homeownership by partnering with hardworking families in need and with the community to build healthy, affordable homes.
Black United Fund Social Organization for Ethnic Diversity
Increasing opportunities in traditionally under-served communities, by improving social and economic conditions.
Mission: To assist in the social and economic development of Oregon's low-income communities and to contribute to a broader understanding of ethnic and culturally diverse groups.