Free Thanksgiving Meal and Community Building: Saturday Nov 19th, 2011

Building Relationships Through Giving Thanks!

The Mallory Avenue Church of Christ, Piedmont Church of Christ and Agape Church of Christ are reaching out to the community and invites you to come and have a meal with them! They are offering a free traditional Thanksgiving meal this Saturday at 1pm and  are eager to get to know you, talk about your concerns and pray for a change and healing.

Join them at the Mallory Avenue Church of Christ – 3908 NE Mallory Avenue in Portland, Oregon. (Located at the corner of NE Mallory Ave.& Failing St. across from the Mallory Court Apartments)

Saturday, November 19th from 1pm – 4pm
Free dinner, prayer and fellowship

Questions? Contact Frederick or Tresa Berry at 503.285.5195.

Thanks to INW’s own Tresa Berry for this resource.

Winter Shelters and Homeless Families Emergency Services in Multnomah County

The City of Portland and Multnomah County fund year-round, winter, and severe weather emergency shelter. There are also privately-funded organizations that provide shelter services. There are 640 emergency shelter beds and 27 family spaces available year-round.

Winter shelter is available from November 1-March 31, unless otherwise indicated below. An additional 291 beds are available during the winter season, which includes winter shelter for men (146 beds), women (85 beds), and families (60 beds).

Severe weather emergency shelter is also available when the City declares a Severe Weather Notice, based on temperatures at 25 degrees Fahrenheit or below for several nights in a row, or other life-threatening weather conditions. When severe weather is declared, up to 250 additional beds may be made available for homeless persons.
Click either link below for additional shelter information:

Thanks to Natasha Roe at Multnomah County for this important set of resources.