Entries by Liz Starke

Save Portland Street Response

Portland Street Responses receives thousands of 911 calls every year. Professional responders are sent to nonviolent situations, rather than armed police officers. Despite the success of PSR, city council has recently shown a lack of support. The Portland Street Response pilot project was so successful that last year City Council voted unanimously in favor of […]

Katie O’Brien Interview on KGW Straight Talk show with Laural Porter

Our Executive Director, Katie O’Brien, along with ninety-nine girlfriends, were recently interviewed for KGW Straight Talk with Laural Porter. The show is schedule to air: Friday, June 30th at 7:00pm Saturday, July 1st 10:30am Saturday, July 1st at 6:30pm Sunday, July 2nd at 8:30pm Please note the schedule may shift depending on NBC programming.  

Portland homeless nonprofits say they need help to meet expected increase in demand following daytime camping ban

Reporter Nicole Hayden of the Oregonian reports that Portland nonprofits supporting those experiencing homelessness are concerned about their ability to meet the expected increase in demand once the city’s new daytime camping ban goes into effect. The ban, scheduled for early July, limits unhoused individuals to camping only between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. in […]

Fred Meyer Community Rewards program

The Fred Meyer Community Rewards program makes fundraising for Rose Haven so easy! Once you link your Fred Meyer Shopper’s Card to Rose Haven, all you have to do is shop at Fred Meyer and swipe your card. Here’s how it works: 1. Create a Digital Account. A digital account is needed to participate in […]

Fundraise with BottleDrop

We’ve partnered with BottleDrop Give to fundraise for Rose Haven by collecting beverage containers with an Oregon refund value. Step 1: Email us to express interest in the BottleDrop program. Step 2: Pick up your special bags with Rose Haven’s special QR code at Rose Haven or a BottleDrop location. Step 3: Fill them up! […]

Governor Tina Kotek Visits Rose Haven

Governor Tina Kotek at the Haven Governor Tina Kotek and First Lady Aimee Wilson, MSW came to Rose Haven as the very first stop on their One Oregon Listening Tour. We invited our community partners from William Temple House, Raphael House, Blanchet House and Maybelle Center for Community for a frank conversation about the gaps we […]