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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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Children’s Book Creators Join Forces to Provide High-Quality Books to Two Worthy Organizations

Members of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators have joined forces as part of the organization’s SCBWI Books For Readers book drive to collect, curate, and donate new books that they have created to two worthy organizations. Chosen … Continue reading

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Community Collaborator: Deacon Construction

Kinship House is thrilled to announce a special ‘thank you’ for a new community collaborator:  Deacon Construction. The employees of Deacon rallied these past few weeks and it resulted in a donation of 80 winter coats and a tub of … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Ngan

Our board members dedicate hours of volunteer time to lead our organization. Debbie Ngan of US Bank joined the Kinship House board over three years ago in March 2014. In her role as a board member, she serves as our Board Treasurer, … Continue reading

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The Bill Healy Foundation

Kinship House is excited to announce a recent grant award of $10,000 from The Bill Healy Foundation! The award will aid Kinship House in opening a second clinic in partnership with Bridge Meadows, a housing first intentional community for elders and … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Wade Hopkins

Our board members dedicate hours of volunteer time to lead our organization. Wade Hopkins joined the Kinship House board three years ago in June 2014. In his role as a board member, he serves as our Board Chair and sits … 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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It Takes A Village: Alycia, Henry, & Steve

We love to celebrate Kinship House Heroes and we get to do so often because there are many of you to celebrate. A few weeks ago, Alycia and Henry came by for a tour of Kinship House and I shared … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight – Jenna Scott

Kinship House is blessed with the incredible volunteer support of community ranging from monthly clean-up of our facility to helping out at our events to providing much-need administrative support. Jenna recently joined our volunteer team and is helping in our … Continue reading

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