Ways to help

Opportunities to volunteer, raise funds, and make the holidays merrier

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Holiday Food Boxes

Help us provide JOIN households with a holiday food box! For families and individuals getting by on a limited incomes, the Holidays can be stressful. By providing a box full of everything a family needs to make a beautiful holiday meal, you can help relieve a little of the pressure and stress. Please download the Holiday Food Box flyer here to find out more and sign up!

Personal Fundraising: Be a part of the solution

Are you overwhelmed by the tragedy of homelessness in our community? Do you want to be a part of the solution, but aren’t sure how to help? Consider setting up a personal fundraising page to help raise critical funds for JOIN. With your help, we can make sure that more of our homeless neighbors have a place to call home. Click here to find out more and get started!

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Family Gift Program: Spreading Holiday Cheer

Make holiday magic happen for children of JOIN families this winter! The holiday gifts you provide bring smiles and lasting joy to children and relief for their parents who won’t have to decide between paying rent or bills and providing a holiday experience for their children. Click here to find out more about the program and sign up to bring holiday joy to families.

Organize a Blanket, Sock or Other Item Drive

During the winter, JOIN hands out thousands of blankets, socks, sleeping bags, hats, and other cold weather items. Consider hosting a drive in your workplace, school, or faith community to help us collect these critical items so that we can make sure our homeless neighbors stay warm and dry during the winter. Click here to see a full list of needed items.

Home for the Holidays Move-in Box

A Home for the Holidays Move-in Box is a great way to get others involved in helping one household transform their new apartment into a home. Your donations will go directly to a family or individual transitioning into housing after weeks, months, or even years of living on the streets.

Click here to download the list of items in a move-in box. Consider dividing up the list among friends or family, or making a giving tree at work.

Contact Sydney at (503) 232-7052 ext 103 or slinden@joinpdx.org with questions or to arrange drop off or pick-up.