Rebekah Albert Honored with Spirit of Portland Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion!

We are so proud to announce that our very own Executive Director, Rebekah Albert has been honored by the City of Portland with a Spirit of Portland Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion! Please join us for the award ceremony Tuesday November 14th at Irco Rose Haven’s Executive Director, Rebekah Albert, is a wonderful leader who exemplifies equity and inclusion… Read more →

The People of Rose Haven

Thanks to a community partnership with Pom Pom Social, Rose Haven was introduced to a slew of creative women who wanted to make a difference.  One in particular, Nikki Fenix helped us to capture the essence of some members of our community through photography.  Over ongoing sessions at Rose Haven, she has had one one one time and interviews with… Read more →

Give!Guide 2017

Rose Haven is honored to be included in the 2017 Give!Guide!  The first $5,000 in G!G donations to Rose Haven will be matched by glassybaby. Donors of $500+ will receive a “gratitude” hand-blown candle holder from glassybaby. Every year Willamette Week chooses outstanding nonprofits to feature in the Give!Guide. G!G offers great incentives to inspire donors to GIVE! All donors to… Read more →

Shower Program Operating 4 Days a Week

Rose Haven Shower Program Grand Opening Access to showers remains one of the greatest needs of the homeless living in Portland. A recent report by Portland State University shows that our city seriously lacks shower facilities for the homeless. Forty percent of 550 homeless people surveyed for the study said they developed staph infections, scabies, endocarditis and urinary tract infections… Read more →

Rose Haven’s 2017 Summer Picnic

On Friday July 28th the National Charity League hosted our annual summer picnic for women and children experiencing homelessness and abuse. This was the first year we held it in the First Imanuel Lutheran Church courtyard, and it was the best summer picnic yet! The NCL moms served delicious food while their daughters led an array of creative games for 97 women… Read more →

The Need for ID

A large part of Rose Haven’s Advocacy Program is the direct service assistance we provide. For example, we help women with rental, utility and medical emergency assistance. Another important service that we provide is assistance to replace a lost or stolen ID. The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary has been a long time supporter of this program, providing… Read more →

Guest Feature: Debra Sue Gets An Apartment!

This week, Rose Haven guest Debra Sue got the keys to her very own apartment in a brand new building, due to relentless advocacy and collaboration between Transitions Projects, Catholic Charities and Rose Haven. This triumph came after 3 years of homelessness. Debra Sue is full of compassion and a natural born helper. Prior to becoming homeless, Debra Sue was working as a live-in… Read more →

Volunteer and Supporter Spotlight: Washington Federal

  While Rose Haven helps women address basic needs like food, clothing and daytime shelter, we also address long-term issues through our wellness and empowerment program, Bloom. Financial wellness is an important piece, and essential to the self-sufficiency of our guests. Finance and accounting professionals from various banks and institutions come onsite to teach our guests valuable skills to better… Read more →

Reigning Roses Walk Raised $120,000! Thank You!

Reigning Roses Walk raises $120,000: Thank You!! Wow, we did it! With overwhelming support from nearly 500 participants and volunteers, the 2017 Reigning Roses Walk raised $120,000 for women and children experiencing homelessness and abuse. This annual event held every Mother’s Day raises critical funds for our guests and helps us gain visibility in the community, creating relationships with the… Read more →