OUR MEMBERSHIPS

We believe in our local community and we support local organizations that align with our desire to support the most tender populations – at-risk youth, the disenfranchised, animals and, of course, the environment. We currently make annual contributions (of time and money) to the following organizations:

BARK
Bark is awesome! Bark is the resource for community action to protect Mt. Hood National Forest and surrounding federal lands. Bark prioritizes grassroots organizing and believes in the power of an engaged public.

CHAP
CHAP brings the healing power of art to life. Whether it’s a beading project, animation, puppet-making, collage, or simply drawing with a black marker on a sketch pad, CHAP works to make sure each child finds his or her own voice through the artistic process.

The Dougy Center
The Dougy Center provides support in a safe place where children, teens, young adults, and their families grieving a death can share their experiences. The Dougy Center is supported solely through private support from individuals, foundations and companies.

Ethos
Ethos is a Portland, Oregon-based non-profit organization that offers music lessons, classes, camps and workshops for students ages 2 and older. Ethos was founded in 1998 by a group of dedicated volunteers who believed that all kids should have access to music education. Today, Ethos carries out their vision by teaching music from our North Portland headquarters, as well as through rural and urban outreach programs.

Fences for Fido
Fences for Fido improves the quality of life for dogs living outdoors by building fences free of charge for families who keep their dogs on chains, tethers, and in small enclosures. Fences for Fido also provides an insulated doghouse for each dog as well as spay/neuter services and emergency veterinary care when needed.

Friends of Trees
Friends of Trees is a 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to bring people together to plant and care for city trees and green spaces in Pacific Northwest communities.

Free 2 Luv
Free2Luv is an award-winning nonprofit dedicated to rockin’ individuality, celebrating equality, spreading kindness and standing up to bullying through arts and entertainment. Free 2 Luv empowers, engages and enlightens youth to know that they are perfect just the way they are and that they can use their voices for good.

Greenpeace
Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future.

JDRF
For over 40 years, JDRF has been a global leader in the search for an end to type 1 diabetes (T1D), through both research funding and advocacy. During that time, we have always talked about a cure as a singular destination: a return to normal physiology.

Kairos PDX
Kairos PDX is a non-profit organization focused on delivering excellent, equitable education to underserved children, their families and their communities. Kairos PDX's mission is to eliminate the prolific racial achievement gap and cultivate confident, creative, compassionate, leaders who exceed expectations at each milestone ages 0-10.

Morrison Kids
Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that delivers specialized services to children, from birth through age 18, and families coping with adversity and trauma. Morrison Kids respects the complexity of human nature and human needs, and guides children and their families through difficult issues by tailoring treatment plans to address individuals' needs and help them live productive lives.

National MS Society
The National MS Society (NMSS) is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn't.

Oregon Public Broadcasting
Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) gives voice to the community, connecting Oregon and its neighbors, illuminating a wider world.

Oregon Food Bank
Oregon Food Bank's endeavors to eliminate hunger and its root causes... because no one should be hungry. Oregon Food Bank collects and distributes food through a network of four Oregon Food Bank branches and 17 independent regional food banks serving Oregon and Clark County, Washington.

Organic Consumers Association
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The OCA deals with crucial issues of food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability and other key topics. We are the only organization in the US focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers.

OSPIRG
OSPIRG is a consumer group that stands up to powerful interests whenever they threaten our health and safety, our financial security or our right to fully participate in our democratic society. For decades, OSPIRG has stood up for consumers, countering the influence of big banks, insurers, chemical manufacturers and other powerful special interests.

Outside In
Outside In began in 1968, and it has continually revised our Homeless Youth Services and Medical Services to meet changing community needs. Outside In's mission is to help homeless youth and other marginalized people move towards improved health and self-sufficiency.

Planned Parenthood
Since 1963, Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette has been providing affordable, quality, confidential reproductive health care to local women, men, and teens, regardless of personal circumstances or ability to pay.

Portland Children’s Relief Nursery
The Portland Children's Relief Nursery provides a range of services that reduce parental stress and social isolation. They teach parenting skills, strengthen bonds between parents and their babies, provide targeted services, reduce child behavioral problems and improve social-emotional development in very young children.