Ron’s Story of Hope

Ron was scared. Without a job or apartment, he was alone on the streets of Portland — homeless. He put up a…

Against the Wall – Annual Report

New Annual Report Shows High Impact In Current Recession Our latest Annual Report shows continued efficiency and significant impact in the lives…

A Note of Thanks

We received a small notecard this week from Laura*: “…I was given such gracious help a couple years ago…  Andy [a staff…

Zetaman

Zetaman is an ordinary guy doing superhero deeds in Portland, Oregon.  In his spare time, he dons the Zetaman costume and walks…

Hard Times Generation: Homeless Kids

From 60 Minutes: In some areas of the country, schools are seeing 5-10 more homeless students every day.  School buses make regular…

How Important Is A Restroom?

Last December, Holly, a member of our staff, met Rick* sitting on the sidewalk outside the Burnside Shelter.  Rick hadn’t eaten all…

Larry’s Story of Hope

Larry sat coughing on a cold, wet sidewalk. Bronchitis and fever weakened his body. He needed food, rest — and hope. Larry’s…