Entries by Lisa Frack

From Shawna: Feeding Others Feeds The Soul

For many of us, the holidays are about food. Reminiscing about family meals and recipes (creamed onions, anyone?), baking pies and decorating gingerbread houses, flipping through recipes, and sharing your results with loved ones. As you know, all that is going to look a bit different this year, thanks to COVID. The need in our […]

Your July Update: Be Part of this Moment With Us!

Hi Folks, I hope this message finds you and yours healthy – and that you are finding hope for the future we are building together. This moment is a stark reminder that our current economic and housing systems are failing too many of us. At the same time we are more inspired than ever to […]

Reflecting on the Fourth of July

Hi Everyone — This isn’t just any July 4th holiday, is it?  This year, this traditional holiday is an opportunity to reflect on the very meaning of our nation – and its promise. At Human Solutions, we know that building a better future depends on understanding and acknowledging our past. We are both realistic about […]

Jump into community – it needs you!

Hi Friends, Once upon a time, a long, long few weeks ago (or was it a decade?), we were putting the finishing touches on an exciting gala and auction for our strong community to come together and support Human Solutions by raising their paddles and purchasing auction packages, mostly donated by generous local business partners […]

This is what community can look like.

I hope this message finds you well – physically and mentally – in this unprecedented moment. I am writing to share with you some impacts we are feeling from COVID-19 and how we are handling them. We have been working very closely with Multnomah County’s public health and homeless services teams and other local service […]