Enterprise Academy

Enterprise Academy

Sunday, January 4, 2015 in Local Service

Event: February 27,2015
Enterprise Academy is an innovative business-focused retreat for high school students hosted by Portland Rotary.This 2/27 – 3/1 weekend retreat allows students to interact with successful business people and to participate in a highly informative and enjoyable team project.Volunteers will be counselors for the weekend. Lodging and food are provided.If you are interested in being a volunteer counselor please contact Charlie Te at 503 239.3072

Sunshine Division + Widmer Gasthaus

Sunshine Division + Widmer Gasthaus

Sunday, January 4, 2015 in Local Service

Event: January 19,2015
Join the fun at the Portland Sunshine Division, one of PNG’s top rated service projects. THE CAUSE AND ACTIVITYSince 1923, the Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has been providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need, whether due to the loss of a job, domestic crime, illness, or victims of fire or disaster.We’ll be busy stocking and merchandising the clients’ food store and sorting food donations in the warehouse.EVENT CLOTHINGWear clothing you don’t mind getting dirty. Heels are no fun in a warehouse situation. It …

Transition Projects

Transition Projects

Sunday, January 4, 2015 in Local Service

Event: January 15, 2015
Join your fellow members in an act of kindness as we prepare a meal for the 90 residents of Transition Projects at their Clark Center location.This is one of our most popular PNG service projects!SCHEDULE5:30 – 7:00 – Food Preparation7:00 – 8:00 – Food is ServedFACILITIESThe Clark Center includes a full commercial kitchen, including large pots and pans, plates, cups and utensils, which meal providers are welcome to use. TRANSITION PROJECTS INFO.
At any point in anyone’s life they can become homeless…and they don’t have to stay that way.
The …

50/50 Raffle at the Trail Blazers Game

50/50 Raffle at the Trail Blazers Game

Saturday, January 3, 2015 in Local Service

How’s this for a slam dunk – raising funds for AC Portland while watching the Portland Trail Blazers pummel the Atlanta Hawks?AC Portland volunteers stage the 50/50 raffle by selling tickets walking around the arena during the first half of the game. You’re then given a ticket to a seat to watch the second half for free. The winner of the raffle gets half the pot and the rest goes to support AC Portland.Training is provided on site at 5:00. Craig will provide the details on where to go, etc.AC …

Raphael House Client Holiday Shopping

Raphael House Client Holiday Shopping

Saturday, December 13, 2014 in Local Service

Raphael House of Portland is a multi-faceted domestic violence agency dedicated to ending intimate partner violence for good. They serve individuals and families of all backgrounds, cultures, ages, and sexual orientations.From Dec. 13 – 16 PNG volunteers can sign-up to assist their clients with holiday shopping from donated items at a Raphael House location. Each day there are 9:30 – 1 or 12:30 – 4 shifts. There are also opportunities to help with set-up and clean-up before and after the shopping dates.

Friends of the Children Adopt-a-Family

Friends of the Children Adopt-a-Family

Monday, December 1, 2014 in Local Service

This holiday season PNG is adopting a Friends of the Children family buying specified gifts from their wish list.If you like to shop and give back to the community, sign up for this program! ADOPTED FAMILYOur adopted family consists of a single Mom and 4 kids. Mom is currently unemployed and looking for both work and housing. They are temporarily staying with family members. A few weeks ago their storage space was broken into and they lost most of their belongings.Despite these challenges, the one child in the Friends of the …

Friends of the Children Friendsgiving Dinner

Friends of the Children Friendsgiving Dinner

Friday, November 21, 2014 in Local Service

This is an opportunity to give thanks with Friends of the Children by volunteering as food servers for this annual dinner with the kids and their families.

Girl Scouts Girlfest

Girl Scouts Girlfest

Saturday, November 15, 2014 in Local Service

Girl Scouts is looking for volunteers to support GirlFest at the Portland Expo Center on November 15 anytime between 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. The event runs from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. for attendees and they are looking for volunteers to support registration, check-in, goody bag distribution and additional support for badge booths.Watching girls try something they have never tried before like rock climbing, programming a robot, completing a circuit or learning more about how they can make a difference in their community is an experience that is awe-inspiring to …

Portland Sunshine Division

Portland Sunshine Division

Monday, November 10, 2014 in Local Service

Join the fun at the Portland Sunshine Division, one of PNG’s top rated service projects.
THE CAUSE AND ACTIVITY
Since 1923, the Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has been providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need, whether due to the loss of a job, domestic crime, illness, or victims of fire or disaster.
We’ll be busy stocking and merchandising the clients’ food store and sorting food donations in the warehouse.
EVENT CLOTHING
Wear clothing you don’t mind getting dirty. Heels are no fun in a warehouse situation. It is an …

"Chopped" Competition at Transition Projects

“Chopped” Competition at Transition Projects

Thursday, October 30, 2014 in Local Service

Do you want to mix a little PNG competition with community service? Then this is your event!Dueling PNG teams will prepare and serve meals on 10/28 and 10/30 for the 90 clients at Transition Projects. Mystery Transition Projects client judges will decide which team is CHOPPED and which team WINS.SCHEDULE5:30 – 7:00 – Food Preparation7:00 – 8:00 – Food is Served
FACILITIES
The Clark Center includes a full commercial kitchen, including large pots and pans, and plates, cups and utensils, which meal providers are welcome to use.
CLARK CENTER INFO
The Clark Center is …