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Becoming the Village: Dream Becomes Reality

Community of Hope was just a dream when I was hired in 2012. With the support of several churches in North Portland, the community of people, churches, businesses, and agencies championing our efforts grew. Once we opened in 2014, the village of people that it would take to make Community of Hope a successful program expanded exponentially.

IMG_1483 Help this village continue to grow. Be a part of our growing community making a difference in the lives of so many families by donating to Community of Hope today.

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Upcoming Fundraising Dinner

We are planning a fundraising dinner on Saturday, June 3rd at the University of Portland Commons. We’ll have a great speaker, a story of one of our residents, and the chance to learn more about what we do. Please put it on...

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Overlook Park Movie and Raffle

Have some fun while supporting us and winning a raffle! Overlook Neighborhood Association is showing the Wizard of Oz at Overlook Park on September 4. Fun starts at 6:30 and the movie is at dusk. They are raising funds for Community of Hope and Portland Homeless Family Solutions. You can even buy a raffle ticket and not come by contacting Cynthia at They have lots of fun prizes! Come and have some fun and help us too! See pictures and prized here…

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Rotary of Clark County Makes Beds

IMG_1483The Rotary Club of Greater Vancouver joined the Albina Rotary and the Portland’s Rotary Charitable Trust to complete out project of making bunk beds for the families at Community of Hope. This crew provided the labor! They gathered on Friday to cut and prepare the wood, then a huge crowd, joined by a few Community of Hope volunteers (including Linda Jo and her husband, Jerome and famous volunteer Carol) and screwed, sanded, and stained the beds. They’ll some back to finish the job by assembling them in a couple of weeks. The families will be so glad to get up off the mattresses on the floor! See pictures and learn more…

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