Help donate to neighborhood families in need this Christmas

Ardenwald-Johnson Creek Neighborhood Association has selected three families this year to help out the families who are in need. Donations can be brought to the Holiday Potluck on December 14, 6:30 p.m. at the Ardenwald School, or call Lisa Gunion-Rinker at (503) 659-7807 or email rinker@hevanet.com if you have anything to donate or have any questions.

Donations must be received by Sat., Dec. 20, 2010 and they will be delivered to the families on Thurs., Dec. 23, 2010.

The families will remain anonymous.

More information and the list of items requested

SEUL hosts Community Resource Fair

From Southeast Uplift Press Release:

Portland, Oregon – Southeast Uplift (SEUL) will host a community resource fair focusing on community planning, environmental justice, public health, sustainability and livability on Saturday, November 6, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 3534 S.E. Main St. in Portland.

Non-profit organizations from across Portland will gather at SE Uplift to offer community members one convenient place to gain resources, get training and create essential networks.

This FREE resource fair will provide avenues for motivated citizens to learn how they can better organize around issues for the purpose of uplifting their neighborhood and community.

This fair will provide the tools to empower and inspire citizens to become effective community advocates.
Participating organizations confirmed thus far: Ainsworth Street Collective, Roadway Not Improved, 1000 Friends of Oregon, Urban Garden Collective, Our United Villages, DePave, Second Stories, Upstream Public Health, Community Energy Project, Neighborhood Emergency Team.

Trainings will cover advocacy, grant writing, asset mapping and how to start your own street collective.

Keep up-to-date with updated event information and additions of organizations through www.southeastuplift.org.

Download Flyer (PDF, 625kb)