2020 Impact Report

2020 was an incredibly challenging year for our nation and for our community. Despite the challenges and hardships, faced last year, JOIN’s team truly demonstrated our commitment to evolve and use creativity to support our neighbors experiencing homelessness. We’re proud of the work we did in the face of so many challenges. From providing rent assistance to 557 households to serving over 600 hot meals through our Day Space, our teams’ dedication never wavered. 

In 2020, JOIN workers distributed $2,714,372 in rent support, helping 557 households avoid falling behind on payments and facing eviction once the moratorium expiresIn 2020, JOIN workers helped 191 households obtain safe and stable housing

In 2020, JOIN workers supported 748 households with funds for rent or deposits

By December 2020, an average of 130 people were picking up their mail at JOIN each day the Dayspace was open

In 2020, JOIN Dayspace workers gave out more than 1,200 masks, PPE, and hand sanitizer to people experiencing homelessness

In partnership with Feed the Mass, JOIN Dayspace and Retention workers fed more than 2,025 people with healthy meals from March to December

In 2020, Retention workers distributed food boxes to 220 households reflecting approximately 400 individuals

In 2020, JOIN workers gave out 4,000 diapers to families, thanks to a partnership with the PDX Diaper Bank

In 2020, JOIN’s LRRP team provided training on the evolving tenant protections related to the pandemic for more than 500 landlords, property managers, and service providers