Ways to Give

Your generosity and support help to “make home possible” for hundreds of our neighbors here in Portland.


Make a Donation

Your financial support addresses individuals’ immediate housing needs but also plays a powerful advocacy role at the systems and policy levels. Join us today in making an impact while helping us to be strategic about the future.


Become a Catalyst for Change

Your monthly gift can be the catalyst that fundamentally changes someone’s life. Catalyst for Change monthly donors provide JOIN with an important flexible pool of funds that allow us to innovatively support individuals as they travel their path to home.


Buys Laundry Voucher

Helps a person visiting the Dayspace get a laundry voucher.


Buys Monthly Bus Pass

Provides one individual with a monthly bus pass to enable employment search.


Buys Weekly Groceries

Provides a household of two with groceries for a week.


Pays Utility

Keeps the lights on for a month for a JOIN household.

Donate Much-Needed Items

At this time, we are accepting In-Kind donations on Wednesdays from 11:00am – 3:00pm, and we are always accepting donations for survival gear via our Amazon Wishlist.

Please contact Fundraising@joinpdx.org to set up a drop-off date for In-Kind donations, as well as to let us know where to send your receipt for Amazon Wishlist donations.


Immediate Needs

  • Cat food - wet and dry (Quantity: 8 bags of dry, 100 cans of wet)
  • Baby wipes
  • New socks - black, white, and gray
  • Men’s pants - especially size 32’s (Quantity: 60)
  • New underwear - boxers & briefs; all sizes, all genders
  • Raincoats
  • Rain pants
  • Tarps
  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags

Ongoing Needs

We are not currently accepting the following items due to limited on-site storage:

  • Children’s clothing
  • Toys
  • Furniture
  • Dress clothing
  • Shoes

We do Not Accept

There may be times throughout the year when we need or request these items, but on an ongoing basis, we do not accept the following items due to limited on-site storage.

  • Children’s clothing, shoes, or toys
  • Furniture
  • Dress clothing and shoes

To donate furniture and household items, please contact The Community Warehouse

Gifts of Stock

Your broker may electronically transfer the gift directly to JOIN’s account at UBS. Once your stock gift is processed, a tax receipt will be mailed stating the name of the stock, number of shares and the date it was received by JOIN. Your tax advisor should determine the value of the gift.


Special thanks to the Portland Diaper Bank

The Portland Diaper Bank supplies JOIN with a supply of diapers which in turn saves costs to JOIN and the households we support.