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Meet Jeanne, a dedicated JOIN Volunteer

Jeanne agreed to share her experience of organizing JOIN’s monthly Book Club! The Book Club is a welcoming place for our folks to come and connect over coffee and pastries. It’s been a wonderful opportunity for people to share conversation not just about books, but to build community together. About 4 years ago I started […]

A Reason to Celebrate Despite the Crisis

By Colleen Sinsky You can’t tell in the picture, but we had all just wiped away happy tears and those smiles continued long after we were done posing for the camera. Last week, the Edwards family got the keys to their brand new, ADA-accessible three bedroom unit at Home Forward’s Stephen’s Creek Crossing property. We […]

2014 Portland Plunge

The plunge has not only opened my eyes to all the stereotypes, barriers, and issues surrounding those living without homes, but also has given me insight into how I can make a change and address this issue as an individual. -Lidya, 2014 Plunge Participant