Entries by Lisa Frack

Do you have clothes or food to donate? Here’s how you can help!

Human Solutions’ Family Center, a no-turn away emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness, located at 16015 SE Stark St. Portland, OR 97233, is accepting donations of the following: New Underwear New Socks Coats Winter Shoes Blankets, Pillows, Sheets, Towels & Other Bedding We also accept food donations of the following: Bread: Hamburger Buns, Hotdog Buns, Sandwich […]

Depave event at Human Solutions Family Center

Check out these photos from our Depave event this Saturday! Depave, a non-profit whose mission is to remove unnecessary pavement from urban areas to create community green spaces, partnered with Human Solutions to help create a green space at the Human Solutions Family Center. We had a great turn out at the event and a […]

County Chair Kafoury meets with AYCO

(from MultCo Global) Chair Deborah Kafoury sat down for dinner and a conversation with Somali-American members of the African Youth and Community Organization (AYCO) Thursday night. It was the first in a series of meetings with immigrant and refugee communities as Multnomah County prepares its 2017 budget. “My job is make sure we’re providing services […]

Former strip club opens as family homeless shelter

From The Portland Tribune: Human Solutions opened its new family homeless shelter Tuesday, just 10 weeks after the organization announced the purchase of the former strip club on the border of Portland and Gresham. Andy Miller was just a few days into his job as the nonprofit's executive director when he had to sell Multnomah […]