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Nonprofits critical to web of support for asylum seekers

by Sarah Skillin Woodard

When communities need solutions, nonprofits step up, as is so clearly illustrated by the many nonprofit organizations providing timely, vital services in response to the recent influx of asylum seekers to the Portland area. Side by side with the city’s response efforts, nonprofit staff and volunteers are working tirelessly–often with no additional funding–to offer care, connections, and community. Among others:

As we work to amplify the efforts of nonprofits during this time of acute need and response, we will continue to update this post. Please reach out to Sarah Woodard to add organizations to this list!

2 thoughts on “Nonprofits critical to web of support for asylum seekers

Jenn McAdoo says:

Greetings, all.

I am hoping that you can add Furniture Friends to this list of organizations assisting asylum seekers. We are provide essential household furniture to anyone moving into permanent housing.

Molly O'Connell says:

Absolutely! Thanks for your good work, Jenn!

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