Ways to Get Involved in April!
All opportunities to volunteer and donate things we need, in one convenient place
Our monthly digest of all the ways to engage is here! Bring a dish to an emergency shelter, donate items that shelter and affordable housing residents need, help fill our shelter pantries, and more. We’d love you to work alongside us to support and build our community. It takes a village to house a city.
April 17: Spring Fling Potluck at Lilac Meadows
Celebrate spring by cooking a dish for 12 for residents at Lilac Meadows family shelter.
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April 17: Spring Fling Potluck at Chestnut Tree Inn
Prepare a dinner dish for 12 and deliver to Chestnut Tree Inn shelter.
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April 17: Spring Fling Potluck at Gresham Women’s Shelter
Cook a dish to feed 12 and deliver to Gresham Women’s Shelter.
April 30: Potluck at Gresham Women’s Shelter
Support this last potluck of the month by cooking and delivering a dish for 12 to Gresham Women’s Shelter.
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Anytime! Host Your Own Shelter Potluck
Want to set up a taco night? Organize a brunch? Create a special drop-off potluck – great for friends and community groups.
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Things We Need This Month
April 11-22: Multicultural Hair-Care Drive
You can help shelter residents feel their best by donating new hair-care products for all hair types. The drive starts April 11, but early birds can shop online now.
💈 Shop Wish List!
Restock Shelter Pantries
Keep our cupboards full and send us the ingredients we need to cook for residents at our three shelters.
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Chestnut Tree Inn Shelter
This shelter could use some personal-care products and grab-and-go snacks for residents.
🧴 Shop Wish List!
Lilac Meadows Family Shelter
Bedding and snacks are top of the list for this shelter.
🥨 Shop Wish List!
Gresham Women’s Shelter
This shelter is looking for laundry items, snacks, and more this month.
🧼 Shop Wish List!
Affordable Housing Residents
Our resident services team needs a heavy-duty folding utility wagon, plus other home goods.
🧺 Shop Wish List!
We protect the locations of our shelters as a matter of privacy and safety for residents, and we count on our volunteers to maintain this confidentiality. If you sign up to cook for a potluck, we’ll email you specific delivery instructions. Please do not share the location of our shelters with anyone who is not a Human Solutions volunteer.
Want to donate items offline or chat with us about volunteering? Email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll get started.