With Love from Comforting Quilters

What began as a small chapter of Northwest Quilters in 1974 has grown into a devoted coalition of members driven by a love of fabric and the desire to give…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Bob

“Throughout my life, I’ve seen the difference that volunteering efforts can make in people’s lives.  I know the personal value of service as a local volunteer.” – Jimmy Carter  …

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jake Jacobs

Jake Jacobs, a regular volunteer at our Brooklyn Pines community, moves at an inspiring pace. His gentle, friendly demeanor may be the first thing noticed about him, but it’s his... Read More >

Volunteer Spotlight: Marcia McKean

Lending a voice to affordable housing When Marcia McKean moved back to Portland after living in Italy, she discovered a different city than the one she left nine years before….

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jean Rychlik

After moving to Portland from Denmark, like many newcomers, Jean Rychlik was struck by the number of people she saw living on the streets. After all, as a licensed Realtor®…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Jessica Hewitt

Look within any business, big or small, and you’ll find it’s comprised of people who live in and care about their community. Inspired by this idea, Jessica Hewitt, Vice President…

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Volunteer Spotlight: James Burnham

  The Pacific Crest Trail spans from the US-Mexico border to British Columbia, winding its way through the rugged peaks and valleys of California, Oregon and Washington. James Burnham—a Habitat…

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