Community Support - from meals to mental health, we are here for you

During the COVID-19 pandemic we are all faced with different challenges. Whether you are a local business struggling to stay afloat, a heath care worker risking your life to keep us safe, working at a local grocery story trying to keep the shelves stocked, driving a truck or Tri-Met bus or maybe have time on your hands to lend support to the many wonderful charitable organizations we have all your information right here. This is your one stop for all the resources you might need during this health crisis.

We truly are all in this together and we will get through it! Thank you!

Team Janine Mask-Makers

K103’s Janine Wolf has put her sewing skills to good use, sewing masks for healthcare workers and others in need. Check out her blog page for sewing instructions, photos and all the info about who can help get these distributed. CLICK HERE for more details

Jiffy Lube – Discounts for COVID-19 Heroes

Jiffy Lube is grateful for all of our COVID-19 heroes who are putting others first. From hospital employees to grocery store and restaurant workers. Jiffy Lube wants to thank YOU, by offering 50% off all signature service oil changes through May 12th. Simply mention this offer and show your employment ID and Jiffy Lube will take care of the rest. Including maintaining our social distance and all safety protocols. Because we know your vehicle is an important lifeline. Get 50% off your signature service oil change today. Visit Jiffy Lube Oregon dot com.” Print the coupon HERE

Subaru of America & Carr Subaru – Feeding America & Portland

Through the Subaru Love Promise, and the Subaru Loves to Help initiative to support local communities, Subaru of America and Carr Subaru are proud to announce a new partnership with Feeding America to provide 50 million meals. Feeding America is the nation’s largest domestic hunger‐relief organization with 199 food bank relationships, serving 60,000 food pantries across the country. Carr Subaru will be helping supply part of those meals right here in our backyard. https://www.carrsubaru.com/

Susan G. Komen Oregon & SW Washington – Navigating Breast Cancer During COVID-19

The important work of Komen Oregon & SW Washington continues during the Coronavirus pandemic and has an ongoing Facebook Live series with valuable information about how to continue treatment for breast cancer during this health crisis and more. Visit the Komen website for links and other helpful resources to keep you healthy & safe! https://komenoregon.org/

SnowCap – Open & Ready to Serve

SnowCap Community Charities is a philanthropic organization created to provide food, clothing, advocacy and other services to those in need. Many of your neighbors might not have enough food, but SnowCap is here to help. Please visit their website to see the services offered as well as to make a donation. Together we can make sure that no family goes to bed hungry Every person matters and every dollar counts. http://www.snowcap.org/

Gresham Subaru – Providing Meals to the Oregon Food Bank

As part of Subaru of America’s partnership with Feeding America which is providing 50 million meals to 199 food banks across the country, Gresham Subaru is helping donate 101,773 meals to the Oregon Food Bank in the Portland community. You can help too with a donation to the Oregon Food Bankhttps://www.greshamsubaru.com/

Salvation Army – Doing The Most Good

The Salvation Army is providing critical help to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. From providing meals to shelter to child care, you can definitely count on the Salvation Army for a variety of necessary services. In addition to operating 7 shelters in Oregon, in Salem they are providing free child care for health care workers and first responders. To see Salvation Army’s COVID-19 resource guide, click this link: salarmy.us/COVID-19Services

True Potential Chiropractic

Are you a Doctor, Nurse, Hospital or Hospice Staff Member, ER or Urgent Care Provider or Emergency First Responder? We are here to take care of the health of those who take care of others during this extraordinary time. As we anticipate long days and nights ahead, we know you will be putting your own lives even more on hold – and at risk – than the rest of us. We are so grateful to all those who stand ready to face the uncertainty of this pandemic with skill, endurance, and bravery. That is why we are offering you our services free of cost, no strings attached. From now until July 1, take advantage of six free chiropractic visits by simply calling (503) 574-4872 or emailing: info@tpcportland.com. We will be offering flexible scheduling to accommodate off-hours*. https://tpcportland.com/

Meals on Wheels – Critical Donations Needed

No matter how far apart we are, we’re still in this together. Meals on Wheels prepares 25,000 meals a week to deliver to older adults every day as well as at dining centers throughout our metro area. But now that everyone is home bound and the dining centers have closed, the number of people registering for the service has skyrocketed. Rest assured that every precaution is being taken as meals are prepared and delivered. Please consider making a donation to keep our elders fed and healthy during this pandemic. DONATE HERE

Red Cross – Blood Donations Needed

The demand for blood won’t stop with the Coronavirus, and neither will the American Red Cross. Accident victims, cancer patients and so many others continue to need lifesaving blood. But today, we are facing a severe blood shortage and need all healthy donors to make an appointment to give now.  Donating blood is safe and can help save lives. Please schedule an appointment today by visiting www.RedCrossBlood.org or calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

SOLVE Spring Beach Clean Up Rescheduled!

Even though we’re stuck at home, Oregonians care about the environment. So SOLVE has rescheduled the Spring Beach Clean Up for July 5, 2020. By that time we’re hoping that we’re able to get outside, see our friends and families and celebrate the July 4th holiday. But with that holiday there is often a lot of trash, residue from fireworks, leftovers from beach BBQs and other miscellaneous junk left along our beautiful shorelines. SIGN UP HERE to be part of the clean-up crew! You can help keep our beaches, rivers, parks & neighborhoods clean!

NAMI Oregon – You Are Not Alone

Uncertain times can exacerbate feelings of anxiety, depression and other mental health issues and we are definitely in uncertain times. And even while we are practicing social distancing, NAMI Oregon wants to make sure that nobody feels alone during this pandemic. If you or someone you know needs help, please  call the Helpline at 503-230-8009, or toll free at 800-343-6264. You can also email NAMI at: namioregon@namior.org

Oregon Humane Society – Adoptions by Appointment

While we humans are busy social distancing and working remotely, there are still many dogs and cats that are looking for forever homes. Pets are the perfect companions no matter what is going on and now is the perfect time to consider adopting one. The Oregon Humane Society is currently holding adoptions by appointment, taking every precaution for the health and safety of their employees, volunteers and the general public. Visit oregonhumane.org to see the exact pets that are available and then contact them for an appointment.

Oregon Food Bank – How to Give and Get Help

The Coronavirus has created a public health and economic crisis for countless families and Oregon Food Bank is on the front line of the state’s emergency response effort. In moments like these, your financial contributions help to ensure nutritious food reaches hard-hit communities throughout the region. Donate online today to help protect the health and well-being of your friends and neighbors. You can also see volunteer opportunities and how to get the help you need right now. oregonfoodbank.org/emergestronger

Frontline Foods PDX – Fueling our Healthcare Workers

With donations from the community, Frontline Foods PDX provides meals from local restaurants to fuel the healthcare workers who are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, risking their own lives to keep us safe! These meals support local restaurants, the workers and small business owners who are some of the hardest hit during this health crisis. You can help too by making a donation to keep this program going while we fight this insidious virus! DONATE HERE

Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland – Providing Meals

While the Boys & Girls Clubs around the Portland metro area have been closed due to the Coronavirus, meals are still being provided at the following locations:

·Regence Boys & Girls Club at 4430 N. Trenton in N. Portland from 4:30 - 5:30 on Mondays

·Inukai Family Boys & Girls Club at 560 SE 3rd Avenue in Hillsboro from 4:45 - 6:00 on Tuesdays

·Rockwood Boys & Girls Club on 165th and SE Stark in Gresham from 3:15 -4:30 on Wednesdays

A week’s worth of dinners and snacks will be distributed at each site weekly. All youth up to age 18 can take 5 meals to get them through the week, and families can take as many meals as they have children.

Service Industry Tips – How to Give & Get

As we all know the service industry has been hit hard, particularly the servers, baristas, bartenders, chefs, bussers, caterers, dishwashers and so many others. Here’s a chance to still tip those hard working people while they struggle to make ends meet. If you are one of those who’ve been affected and are suddenly out of work, you can click here and register here too!

Feed The Children – The Need is Greater Than Ever

Childhood hunger is more prevalent than ever right now, especially during this chaotic and stressful time. Here’s how you can help this organization that is fighting to end hunger all over the world as they have been doing for over 40 years. CLICK HERE to help

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp – Help Disabled Children & Adults

Many of our local organizations have had to cancel their annual fundraisers due to the Coronavirus pandemic. But Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp has found a solutions and will be holding a virtual auction to raise funds for their mission to empower children and adults with disabilities. The event takes place on April 18th, 2020 from the comfort and safety of your own home! Details and registration info: https://mhkc.org/

Providence – Continue the Care

Is Covid19 making you feel helpless? You aren’t! There are lots of ways to help right now. Providence donated $500K to our local communities to provide care for the poor and vulnerable, to secure medical equipment and staff to help care for people in our community and to do more research and testing for vaccines. You can help continue this care in our local hospitals today. Make a donation and share our fundraiser page to help us build awareness and continue helping all of those in need. https://www.providence.org/

The Good Feet Store – Special Offers for Health Care Workers & First Responders

Because the Good Feet team is committed to doing everything possible to provide superior services and products that meet real needs and provide lasting value, The Good Feet Store is providing special offers, including discounts for those in the medical field and first responders, as well as enhanced financing options -- making it a great time to learn more about how Good Feet can make a difference in your life.  And you can now get a virtual fitting! To schedule a virtual fitting and to take advantage of the special offers, please call 1-800-NEW-FEET. https://www.goodfeet.com/northwest

Legacy Health - Help Slow the Spread

This is a critical time. To slow the spread of COVID-19, Legacy Health asks you to do two things: First, stay home except to seek essential services such as groceries or medications. Second, when you do go out, stay at least six feet away from others.

These simple, yet vital steps can protect us all, including the health care workers on the front line in this crisis. For more, see https://www.legacyhealth.org/covid19

Oregon Children’s Theater – The Show Must Go On

Oregon Children’s Theatre has been a Portland institute for over 30 years. During these frightening times, we will continue to fight to protect what we’ve built over the decades, but we need your help! Your support and donations will help allow Oregon Children’s Theatre to continue to provide your families with live performances, school field trips, acting classes and so much more. The show must go on. Please consider donating to Oregon Children’s Theatre so we can re-open later this fall. Donations are tax deductible. Donate here: octc.org

CREW NATION

Crew Nation, a global relief fund for live music crews, was created to do just that. Crew Nation is powered by Music Forward Foundation, a charitable 501c3 organization, that will be administering the fund.Live Nation has committed $10 million to Crew Nation – contributing an initial $5 million to the fund, then matching the next $5 million given by artists, fans and employees dollar for dollar. https://www.livenationentertainment.com/crewnation/

Oregon Dog Rescue – Finding Forever Homes for Dogs

Oregon Dog Rescue is a small but mighty no-kill non-profit dog rescue serving Oregon and helping dogs far and wide. They currently have several dogs up for adoption and are welcoming dogs from other areas on a consistent basis. Important to remember that given our current health crisis, their usual fundraisers have been cancelled so donations are welcome to keep the organization afloat and to cover the medical costs needed to treat the incoming dogs before they are available for adoption. Find all the information about available dogs, the adoption process and how to donate at their website: http://www.oregondogrescue.org/

Cat Adoption Team – The Purr-fect Companion Awaits

From cuddly lap cats to playful kittens, many wonderful felines are looking for loving homes right now. Cat Adoption Team is hard at work connecting these homeless cats with new families.  If you’re spending more time at home more time at home during the COVID19 crisis, now is the purr-fect time to add a new pet to your household! Check out all the details here: catadoptionteam.org

Mission 22 – Helping Veterans in Need

Mission 22 is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting veterans and their families on their journey to mental health, providing treatment for PTSD & traumatic brain injury as well as online support resources, including counseling and AA meetings. Head to mission22.com to learn more, apply for programs, or to support the mission. United We Heal.

Centro Chiropractic – Donating Food to Families

Centro Chiropractic Clinic is helping provide food to those in need during the month of April. If you are a Family in need of food or a restaurant in need of business, Centro Chiropractic will be donating $2500 per week of food that will go directly to those in need. This will help 200-300 families a month! Sign up online here: https://centroclinic.com/community/

Rose Haven – Providing Life Saving Support

Rose Haven is a day shelter and community center serving women, children and gender non-conforming folks experiencing the trauma of abuse, loss of home and other disruptive life challenges. We break the cycle of homelessness by providing meals, clothing, first aid, mailing addresses, hygiene, restrooms, showers as well as educational programs and guidance through medical and social services. By meeting basic needs and building trust, we empower our guests to explore long-term change. As we navigate through this health crisis, the need is greater than ever and without government funding, your donations are critical. If you need help or are able to give support, get all the info right here: https://rosehaven.org/

Oregon Acura Dealers – Savings for First Responders

In these uncertain times, if you find yourself in need of a new vehicle or vehicle repair, the Oregon Acura Dealers are available and offering deferred payments; savings for first responders; and special APRs. Visit OregonAcuraDealers.com for details.

Fogo de Chao – Feeding the Need

Fogo de Chao is making a difference by donating 10% of every to-go, delivery and catering order to No Kid Hungry, to help feed kids in need across America. Fogo is also surprising first responders and healthcare professionals with deliveries of fresh fire-roasted meats and sides to thank them for all they're doing. And while Fogo's dining rooms may be closed, they are offering a daily hot meal to all of their furloughed team members. https://fogodechao.com/location/portland/

Papa John’s Pizza – Pizzas for the Frontliners

Special shout out to Papa John’s Pizza for their upcoming donations, feeding 200 staff members at Peacehealth Southweest Hospital in Vancouver and 2,000 medical workers at the Clackamas Kaiser Hospital! They are also ready to feed you and are open for no contact delivery and carry out. https://www.papajohns.com/

Subway – Feeding America

Subway® and Feeding America® are teaming up to provide up to 15 million meals to feed people in need across the country. With the purchase of every Footlong through April 30 for takeout, catering and delivery, Subway will provide a meal to support local Portland area Feeding America food banks. You can help with your donation HERE

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