These months of cold and severe weather put Portland’s homeless population at very serious risk. Take a look at these resources and opportunities to help these members of our community get through the winter:
During severe weather, JOIN's staff and volunteers reach out to all parts of the city, making sure that homeless people have the gear they need to survive the cold. You can drop off items at 1435 NE 81st Avenue, Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm. Questions? Learn more.
NightStrike offers members of Portland’s homeless community the opportunity to enjoy a hot meal, get a free haircut, and take care of a few other necessities every Thursday night. Volunteer orientation is held each week right before the event. Just show up to serve! Learn more.
211info provides free and accessible guidance to more than 7,000 nonprofit, government and faith-based health and social services programs in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Learn more about accessing resources or volunteering with 211info.
3 O’Clock People
Every Saturday, Imago Dei Community hosts a meal with those living on the streets in Southeast Portland. Get involved by helping prepare and serve a meal, conversing with those who need a listening ear, or donating necessities. Learn more.