Community Service Committee

Service Above Self

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Friends of trees

Our Community Partners

The Portland Rotary Club is an active partner of many local organizations, providing Service Above Self whenever and wherever possible.

Meals on Wheels

We have a long-standing relationship with Portland Meals on Wheels and continue to provide delivery services every Wednesday.
Visit Meals on Wheels

NAYA Family Center

NAYA creates a place for the Native Community to gather together and live the values of their own unique cultures. When the Native community thrives so does the entire Portland region. NAYA offers a wide array of comprehensive services and community-based solutions. They are committed to eliminating poverty, hunger, family violence, and homelessness. 
Visit NAYA

Transition Projects

For over 50 years, Transition Projects has delivered life-saving and life-changing assistance to some of Portland’s most vulnerable residents. 
PPRC has supported Transitions for many years, and stories continue to be shared!
We cook, serve, and participate in making a monthly meal for the 45-90 men who live at Doreen’s Place, a Transition Projects facility in the Pearl
Visit Transition Projects

New Avenues for Youth

New Avenues for Youth works in partnership with the community to prevent youth homelessness and provide young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness with the resources and skills needed to lead healthy, productive lives.  PPRC continues to support them with our Fall clothing drive, the Spring Scoop-a-Thon, and the Brews for New avenues in November.
Visit New Avenues for Youth.

Growing Gardens

Growing Gardens uses the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy, equitable communities.

We participate in bi-annual Dig-In fundraisers - $2,000 Pearl Fund donation plus PPRC member donations.
Visit Growing Gardens

Friends of Trees

Friends of Trees inspires people to improve the world around them through a simple solution: Planting Trees. TOGETHER. 

PPRC participates each fall in various tree-planting projects around town.
Visit Friends of Trees

Financial Beginnings

Financial Beginnings strengthens communities through inclusive financial education, empowering youth and adults to take control of their financial futures. 

PPRC supports Financial Beginnings through mentoring, tutoring, and donations. 
Visit Financial Beginnings

Children's Book Bank

Children's Book Bank increases the changes for children to succeed as future readers, learners, and citizens by filling their homes and lives with quality books.

PPRC continues to support them through donations and volunteering. 

Volunteer for Friends of Trees

We can use your help with our new partner, Friends of Trees. Volunteering is fun and can be physical or not - it's up to you. Planting trees is one of the best ways to combat climate change and provide support for local communities
Friends of Trees Volunteer
Tuesday Morning at 7:30am
Breakfast Included 
Ecotrust Building
721 NW 9th Ave #200
Portland, OR 97209
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