Entries by Lisa Frack

Bank of America Foundation provides $7,500 grant

Thank you to the Bank of America Foundation for a generous $7,500 grant to support our programs that combat family homelessness. The Bank of America Foundation is a valued Human Solutions partner, having given more than $262,500 over the past decade to help carry out our important mission. Peggy Willer (left), Senior Vice President of […]

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 […]

Keep Portland Warm!

2nd Annual Blanket Drive: November 11-25 Pendleton Woolen Mills is once again partnering with Human Solutions to help homeless families at our family shelter keep warm this winter. Bring a new or gently used blanket to a participating Pendleton Woolen Mills store or purchase a $39 dorm blanket to donate to Human Solutions, and they […]

Rosewood Plaza — Waitlist Open 11/16-11/23

Rosewood Plaza offers affordable housing along a vibrant and rapidly developing corridor. We are located in the Rockwood neighborhood on the 181st Avenue Corridor—offering easy access to services, such as medical and dental clinics, as well as grocery stores, shopping, and a MAX station. Rosewood Plaza features units ranging from 1 to 4 bedrooms. Here […]