While researching Portland non-profit organizations I came across two organizations that stood out to me. I encourage you all to check them out!
Growing Gardens – support low income people by making sure they have the resources they need to grow organic vegetables at home.
(http://growing-gardens.org/) “Growing Gardens digs at the root of hunger in Portland, Oregon by building organic Home Gardens in urban backyards and schools. Our Youth Grow school garden clubs create future veggie eaters and cultivators. Our Learn & Grow classes cover cooking, preserving & more.”
(http://outsidein.org/index.htm) “Our mission is to help homeless youth and other marginalized people move towards improved health and self-sufficiency. We are…
- Service providers and advocates.
- Experts in understanding adolescents.
- A Federally Qualified Health Center.
- A licensed Mental Health Agency.
- Leaders in serving GLBTQ youth.”