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Un Nuevo Amanecer: Every Sunrise is an Opportunity

Un Nuevo Amanecer: Every Sunrise is an Opportunity

It took a lot of courage to start her own child care business. But with support from Neighborhood House’s Oregon Child Care Alliance, Olga Maldonado started Un Nuevo Amanecer in 2023. Olga worked in child care for 15 years and always dreamed of becoming her own boss....

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Demand for food assistance spikes as Oregonians struggle

Demand for food assistance spikes as Oregonians struggle

The demand for food assistance rose 11% in the fiscal year that ended on June 30 By Ben Botkin (Oregon Capital Chronicle) posted on OPB After the pandemic ended, the demand for food assistance continued to increase in Oregon, with the need for millions more pounds of...

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“An empty cupboard is scary”

“An empty cupboard is scary”

Free Food Market shopper Patti talks about food security, stigma and cooking tips Patti has been going to the Neighborhood House Free Food Market since her vision declined to the point she couldn’t work, which was about 15 years ago. Her sisters help her shop and...

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Markham Children Move to SCC after School Closure

Markham Children Move to SCC after School Closure

Changes in the Head Start program prioritize children and families in the face of winter storm damage Students in the Head Start program at Markham Elementary met a warm welcome in a new classroom home while their school undergoes repairs from the recent winter storm....

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Helping students feel confident in an uncertain world

Helping students feel confident in an uncertain world

By Camille Sandahl  Like many children, Jayden had trouble adjusting to being in school after the pandemic shutdowns. She was incredibly quiet and shy. She didn’t answer questions or engage during class. She never had a chance to shine.   The Student...

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Owls and Otters and Eagles, Oh My! A Trip to the Oregon Zoo

Owls and Otters and Eagles, Oh My! A Trip to the Oregon Zoo

By Sean Nisbet, Neighborhood House “Hey, I see the Harry Potter owl!” one child yelled as they ran towards the owl exhibit. The owls were just part of the excitement for kids in the School Age program on their trip to the Oregon Zoo. Children spent the day excitedly...

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Expanding in SW Portland to Serve More Neighbors

Expanding in SW Portland to Serve More Neighbors

Artist rendering of the front entrance of Neighborhood House's new home at 8959 SW Barbur Blvd. By Jim Redden, Published in the Portland Tribune Dec. 1, 2023 Neighborhood House, the longtime nonprofit social service agency based in the heart of Multnomah Village, will...

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Neighborhood House is in the 2023 Give!Guide

Neighborhood House is in the 2023 Give!Guide

Give!Guide is Willamette Week’s annual effort to raise funds for — and draw attention to — the good works of local nonprofits. G!G has raised more than $56 million for hundreds of local nonprofits since inception in 2004. Neighborhood House is honored to be chosen for...

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