Entries by Liz Starke

Jesuit Volunteer Corps Program Associate Position Available!

JV Flex Position Description: Program Associate To apply for this and other JV Flex positions, please submit an online application at jvcnorthwest.org/JVFlex. Do not apply directly to Rose Haven.  Position Title: Program Associate Agency: Rose Haven Day Center for Women and Children Program: Direct Service Programs Location: Portland, OR Primary Service Category: Women’s Shelter/Program Other […]

KOIN 6 highlights the impact of Gensler Portland on Rose Haven

KOIN 6 highlights the impact of Gensler Portland on Rose Haven. Rose Haven has been operating in a basement of a church with about 3500 square feet. But with the help of design company Gensler Portland, they’re repurposing what used to be a coffee shop and roasting facility, making use of 10,000 square feet. The renovated […]

Miss Delta’s “Cool and Kooky Kids Coloring Cookbook”

Miss Delta’s “Cool and Kooky Kids Coloring Cookbook” is available to purchase, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting Rose Haven. Marcus Oliver, owner of Miss Delta on Mississippi Avenue in North Portland, struggled during Covid-19, prompting them to create “Cool and Kooky Kids Coloring Cookbook,” which was designed to create different recipes related to […]

Students from PSU Multimedia Senior Capstone Class have Created a Blog to Highlight the Issue of Homelessness.

Students from PSU Multimedia senior Capstone Class have Created a Blog to Highlight the Issue of homelessness. PSU students have created an ongoing student-run blog on the topic of homelessness/houselessness, which also relates to Portland’s current state regarding this population on a local level. Click here to check out their blog which features Rose Haven […]

Reigning Roses Mother’s Day event has been featured on KGW

Reigning Roses Mother’s Day Event has been Featured on KGW Scroll to 8:10 minutes to see the Rose Haven’s segment on KGW featuring the Reigning Roses event with our Development Director Liz Starke and Lu in Lu Land. Rose Haven’s signature Mother’s Day event, the Reigning Roses Walk, brought together our community of dedicated donors, […]

Keeping Kurrent Podcast with Liz Starke

Keeping Kurrent Podcast with Liz Starke Liz Starke, Development Director at Rose Haven sits down with Keeping Kurrent host Wayne Porter to describe the organization’s many accomplishments in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, severe weather, and wildfires in Oregon. Rose Haven has been in operation in Portland for more than 20 years, offering a […]

Heat Wave Impacts Rose Haven Guest and Homeless Population

Heat Wave Impacts Rose Haven Guests and Homeless Population Rose Haven Day Center worked through the heatwave by providing water, tarps, and tents to the homeless, which impacted our Rose Haven guests. Liz Starke was the final employee to leave Rose Haven last week when a woman who lives in a tent across the street […]

Annual Report 2020

It’s impossible to capture the entirety of our guests’ experiences and how Rose Haven services have impacted them, but to give you some insight into the work here’s our 2020 Annual Report!