Oregonians are facing unprecedented hardship with the impact of COVID-19 in our community. As the largest statewide developer of affordable housing in Oregon, Northwest Housing Alternatives serves some of the most vulnerable populations at risk of contracting, spreading, and experiencing life threatening complications from COVID-19 including seniors, low-income families, communities of color, and people with disabilities throughout the state of Oregon.
In light of the crisis, we have made quick pivots to our programs to support these Oregonians and ensure no one in our properties is evicted due to this crisis. Our costs have gone up dramatically in 2020, while our fundraising ability has significantly decreased. We need your help to be able to continue our work and to ensure the safety of those we serve.
NHA is kicking off our “A Way to Give Back” campaign to address these new challenges. Please help us by donating today and challenging 5 other businesses or individuals in your network to match or exceed your donation.
“I have never seen times as perilous as now to our at-risk populations in Oregon,” says Kristin Donahue from Nonstop Wellness. Kristin is a long-time supporter, business partner, and Opportunity Fund Council member. She writes: “Now more than ever, Northwest Housing Alternatives needs community support to adapt to the rapidly changing needs that the pandemic is bringing to our community.” Read her full letter of support by clicking here (PDF).
How to Participate
Look through the list of needs below and decide what you would like to give–then challenge five other businesses or individuals to match or exceed your gift! Send them this website for all of the details.
What We Need
- Cash donations: Monetary donations are essential as they are flexible and will go toward the organization’s greatest need. Click here to make a donation to this campaign.
- Items to support the Annie Ross House Shelter. Click here to view and purchase items on the Annie Ross House registry
- School supplies & backpacks
- Children’s clothing
If you have items from this list to donate, please contact Meghaen Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-953-5475 to coordinate a drop off.
We rely heavily on the support of donors like you – we simply could not do this without you. Your donation can change the course of someone’s life, what an incredible gift!
If you have any questions or want to talk about how you can be a part of this campaign, please contact Meghaen Anderson at email@example.com or 503-953-5475 for more details.