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Volunteer Spotlight: Charity Adams

Our board members dedicate hours of volunteer time to lead our organization. Charity Adams – Portland Real Estate joined the Kinship House board over two years ago in February 2015. In her role as a board member, she sits on … Continue reading

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Farewell, Heather!

Heather Jefferis has announced her resignation as executive director of Kinship House, effective October 13. Heather has spent the past seven years successfully leading our organization by growing it from 9 to 25 employees, strengthening our work with community partners, … Continue reading

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Community Spotlight: Forward Stride

Forward Stride is one of the nation’s leading and accredited Equestrian therapeutic centers in Oregon.  Forward Stride works with individuals from the Portland area whether they are child affected by autism; a teenager with a severe brain injury; a veteran returning from … Continue reading

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Community Spotlight: Rosemary Anderson High School

 Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center and  Rosemary Anderson High School is dedicated to  providing high quality education, job training, mentoring, family outreach  for students and graduates through the age of 25. Opportunities include credit recovery, extracurricular after school programs, community engagement activities. … Continue reading

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Light the way for foster children!

October 26, 2017 – The Exchange Ballroom 6 pm to 7 pm Thanks to everyone who has already purchased their tickets for our Light the Way auction taking place on October 26. We are excited to enjoy an evening of … Continue reading

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Kinship House Welcomes A New Intern

Kinship House is pleased to welcome Emily Wintringham as a new intern in our fund development department. She will be helping with social media, crafting blog posts, and managing our e-communications. — Dennise Kowalczyk, Development & Communications Director Meet Emily … Continue reading

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Wanted: Scrapbook Supplies

Kinship House is looking for donations for the following that will aid in our important work in caring for foster children who come to us for care. Creating a scrap book helps foster children share parts of their stories and … Continue reading

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Foster Kid Hero: Elizabeth Sutherland

I met Liz Sutherland in the Twitterverse, as I recall.  She liked one of our tweets and I reached out to her to learn more about her work in the world.  I learned a bit from reading her website,  No … Continue reading

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Wills, Trusts, and Other Gifts

When you give to Kinship House, you ensure that some of the most vulnerable children in Oregon received the care they need as they seek a forever home. There are approximately 3000 children in foster care in the tri-county area … Continue reading

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Sojourn Ventures

We are excited to share that we will be offering two trips up for bid during the live auction at our Light the Way gala on October 26! Both spectacular destinations are presented by Sojourn Ventures and are stunning. CASA BACCO … Continue reading

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