“Samuel” saved his money to help our homeless friends and gave his mom $21 worth quarters and crumpled dollar bills. She sent us a check with her son’s note. Notice the mom translation below: “Donate money to people without houses.”
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JOIN is pleased to announce that Shannon Singleton has been hired to serve as Executive Director, effective April 6, 2015. JOIN’s Board President, Chris Bonner, stated: “I could not be more pleased that our extensive and intensive hiring process resulted in us identifying Shannon Singleton as the best candidate for the job of Executive Director […]
Retention Worker Position at JOIN JOIN is a non-profit social service agency that houses people experiencing homelessness who are actively sleeping on the street in Multnomah County. The vast majority of our work takes place out on the street in people’s camps and, once housed, in their apartments. But JOIN also operates a basic service […]
Anna Griffin of the Oregonian is writing a series on the challenges and successes of Portland’s homeless neighbors and the agencies who serve them. The latest installment, “It Starts with a Card,” focuses on JOIN’s Outreach Worker Lio, and the strength and simplicity of our approach to helping people back inside. You can find the […]
Dear JOIN Friends and Supporters, JOIN has been my professional home for many years, first as an organizer, then a lawyer working with JOIN’s community, then as a board member, and, finally, for the past eight years, as Executive Director. To say it has been an honor to be a part of this organization doesn’t […]
The City of Portland just declared severe weather, which means that our homeless neighbors need your help staying warm and dry. Drop off donations of blankets, sleeping bags, socks, hats, gloves, and other cold weather items to JOIN, 1435 NE 81st Avenue, anytime between 9am and 4pm, Monday through Friday. Contact Sydney at firstname.lastname@example.org or […]
JOIN’s Holiday Food Box Program is a great way to get your whole family, workplace, or faith group involved in bringing holiday cheer to formerly homeless households. We ask volunteers to: 1) Assemble holiday food box(es) and bring them to JOIN, located at 1435 NE 81st Avenue, on Thursday, December 18th anytime between 5 and […]
JOIN is honored to once again show support for homeless Veterans next Tuesday, November 11th by marching in the annual Ross Hollywood Chapel Veteran’s Day Parade. We are proud to march with Street Roots and the Returning Veterans Project. More info about the parade route can be found here. We hope to see you there! […]
Our friends at the Funhouse Lounge are putting on “Dr Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” this whole month … and it’s a fundraiser for JOIN! So get your tickets and have a great time in support of JOIN’s work. Read more about the show below… Dr Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog Live on Stage Billy, A.K.A. Dr. Horrible, is […]