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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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Community Collaborator: Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

Kinship House is pleased to announce that we have been selected as this year’s beneficiary of the annual book donation presented by the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)! The SCBWI is one of the largest existing organizations … Continue reading

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Community Partner: Bridge Meadows

Bridge Meadows promotes health and well-being across three generations by providing permanent, adoptive homes for youth in foster care, supporting adoptive parents with resources and guidance, and helping elders retain meaning and purpose in their daily lives through a positive … Continue reading

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Executive Director Joins OACP Board

KINSHIP HOUSE LEADER JOINS OREGON ALLIANCE OF CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS BOARD Kinship House is pleased to announce that Heather Jefferis, executive director, has been appointed to the Oregon Alliance of Children’s Programs board of directors. The Oregon Alliance of Children’s Programs … Continue reading

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Honoring Wayne T. Naillon – Friend of the Children

Last fall, Kinship House was the recipient of a $3,000.00 donation from the Windermere Foundation on behalf of Lenore LaTour of Windermere Stellar located in Portland. The donation came from a part of Ms. LaTour’s commission from the home sale … Continue reading

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Community Partner: Thrive Ministries

Thrive Ministries is a ministry focused on supporting families who are experiencing challenges in life and who need support as foster families. Their volunteering is based in East County. The effort is lead by Summer and Dan Hermann, parents of … Continue reading

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Emerging Professionals of Portland

Kinship House is honored to have been selected as one of the featured non-profits at the monthly EPOP gathering held on last Tuesday’s of the month. Last night, about 50+ attendees gathered at Migration Brewing to meet other professionals and … Continue reading

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The Herd: Mammoth HR

Last week, Kinship House was honored to receive a generous donation of art supplies from Mammoth HR, a Portland-based human resources company that helps organizations comply with their regulatory responsibilities and implement best practices. Our budding friendship started a couple of … Continue reading

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Community Hotline – May 2017

Kinship House had the another opportunity to appear on Community Hotline, a program that spotlights local non-profits and is produced by MetroEast Community Media. Executive director Heather Jefferis, and board member Timothy Travis spoke with host Monica Weitzel about the importance … Continue reading

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Boys & Girls Aid

Boys & Girls Aid works to secure lifelong connections for every child in Oregon. Regardless of age or background, they believe children belong in families that are permanent and stable. While every child deserves a family, not every child has … Continue reading

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