Speak up

Advocate for nonprofits, COVID-19, and the homeless

Become an advocate for the homeless during the pandemic. Learn how COVID 19 has affected homelessness in Portland at www.oregonhousingconference.org.

Volunteer activities

Team fundraise

Looking for an exciting team-building activity? Hold an in-house fundraiser with corporate matching gifts. Working together toward a shared philanthropic goal can be rewarding and a lot of fun, plus it offers a great opportunity to develop skills and promote teamwork.

Compete for a cause

Gather your friends to run, bike, hike, or play trivia. Raising funds while you pursue your favorite activity is a great way to join our community. Contact us for more information on fun fundraising activities.

Shop our wish list

Purchase and donate items most needed by a person facing homelessness. Check out our most-needed and commonly used items for ideas. Or shop our wish list on Amazon to ship items straight to our front door! And if you purchase items through AmazonSmile, a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the nonprofit of your choosing.

Create hygiene kits

Mobilize your friends and host a remote hygiene kit donation drive to provide relief to people experiencing homelessness and mental health issues. By providing these necessary resources amidst the COVID-19 crisis, you become part of the solution!

Suggested kit items

  • Nonperishable snack items (granola bars, dried fruit snacks, nuts), water
  • Hats, scarves, gloves, warm clothing, socks, undergarments
  • Toothbrush/toothpaste, unscented lotion, body wipes, deodorant, shampoo/conditioner, brush/comb, female hygiene products
  • Handi Wipes, hand sanitizer, basic first aid kit, nail care kit