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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

HomeAid Northern California Celebrates 20 Years of Building Hope for the Homeless

HomeAid Northern California celebrated its 20th Anniversary on March 29th with "An Evening of Believing" as they thanked the thousands of HomeAid supporters who have contributed to the completion of more than 45 projects that have housed over 9,000 people experiencing homelessness in the Bay Area over the years.

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. 

Project Spotlight

HomeAid Atlanta Completes Fourth Project for The Drake House

HomeAid Atlanta completed its fourth project for The Drake House led by Builder Captain Ryan Swallow of South Haven Builders. The Drake Village provides longer-term housing solution for graduates of The Drake House, which has a mission of providing a lifeline of supportive housing and enrichment programs for homeless mothers and their children.