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HomeAid Portland

15555 Bangy Road, Suite 301
Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Helping to change the lives of homeless persons in the Greater Portland area.
In the Portland Metropolitan area there are 3,000 to 5,000 homeless persons with only 900 shelter beds citywide. Portland has far more people in acute need than available resources to help them.  HomeAid Portland helps meet the needs of temporarily homeless individuals and families in five Oregon counties: Clackamas, Columbia, Multnomah, Washington and Yamhill. 

Established under the Home Builders Association of Metro Portland (HBAMP) and its foundation the Home Builders Foundation of Metropolitan Portland, HomeAid Portland is a much-needed resource in the Portland area.  "The need for temporary housing is an issue we are absolutely passionate about and one that the building industry can help remedy," said David Nielsen, Chief Executive Officer of the HBAMP.  "Through HomeAid's efforts to harness the building industry's time, talent and materials, we are poised to help even more local men women and children." 

Rudy Kadlub, Chairman of the Foundation, and CEO of Costa Pacific Communities, oversees the HomeAid program. "Non-profit social service agencies with job training, education and life skills programs consistently have waiting lists of people who desperately need help; they simply do not have the housing resources needed to provide the services. HomeAid Portland helps to fill that gap." 

The plight of temporarily homeless individuals stems from a variety of causes including domestic violence, unemployment, catastrophic illness or crisis pregnancies.  HomeAid Portland focuses on giving local men, women and children a better chance at a new start.

Chapter Spotlight

Housing Forum Brings Experts to Discuss Race, Discrimination, and Strategy

HomeAid Northern Virginia hosts annual Housing Forum on May 9th to deliver networking and educational programming to housing and homeless service providers. This year's program featured national experts from The Center for Social Innovation to discuss race, discrimination, and strategies for rewriting a national reality. 

Donor Spotlight

The Lennar Foundation Grants Funding for Workforce Development Program

HomeAid WORKS, a new workforce development program will create opportunities for people experiencing homelessness the chance to pursue careers in the homebuilding industry. The program is made possible by a $500,000 grant from the Lennar Foundation, the charitable arm of Lennar, provided as seed funding to create the program. 

Outreach Spotlight

HomeAid Utah to Collect 200,000 Diapers for Homeless Families through Essentials Drive

HomeAid Utah is collecting diapers, wipes, and formula for their Essentials Diaper Drive. The drive is expected to collect 200,00 diapers, along with wipes and formula for homeless families. Items will be donated to the Utah Diaper Bank for distribution to families in need at their Builders for Babies event on June 21st.