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Remix Rose Haven Gray Crewneck We are proud to debut the Rip City Remix exclusive Women’s Empowerment Crew Neck Sweatshirt. This unique piece honors Rose Haven, our esteemed community partner and the only day shelter and community center in Portland serving women, children, and marginalized genders. We donate 100% of all proceeds to Rose Haven. […]

The National Women’s Shelter Network, Inc. Joins Law Enforcement Associations, Faith-Based Organizations, Medical Professionals, Legal Experts, Academic Leaders, Advocates, and Members of Congress to Urge an End to the Criminalization of Homelessness   Miami, Florida, April 4, 2024 — The National Women’s Shelter Network, Inc., based in Miami, Florida, proudly announced that it has submitted […]

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We are almost to our goal of raising $50K for Rose Haven! You can help us reach our goal by purchasing a Raffle Ticket! Deadline to purchase a ticket is Friday, March 29   Check out all the amazing raffle prizes and purchase a raffle ticket: HERE

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Our mission is to break mirrors in the fashion and beauty industries with ethical fashion, beauty, and art.   Our Buddha dress is made from 100% recycled materials; each yard is made from 13 recycled plastic bottles. Break a mirror, shatter a standard. With the world’s second largest Carbon Footprint, the Fashion Industry is broken. […]

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  A Collaborative Art Piece “Kick it in the Poochie” as we call it, is a collaborative effort between very different artistic styles based on the concept of “acception.” Depicted is Preston’s story of two art students and two art teachers. The first student was shown favoritism from one teacher despite her lack of skill […]

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The Power of Community in Action Ridwell helps reduce waste through recycling and reusing! Since 2020 Ridwell has helped Rose Haven by collecting needed items such as coats, purses, jewelry and hygiene products! Check out this article and learn more about Ridwell and its impact on the Rose Haven community! https://katu.com/features/everyday-heroes/everyday-heroes-company-ridwell-recycles-what-portland-doesnt Thank you Ridwell !

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Amplifying Survivor Voices: Stories on the Intersection of Poverty and Domestic Violence
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Amplifying Survivor Voices: Stories on the Intersection of Poverty and Domestic Violence Women experiencing poverty and domestic violence have long been made to feel invisible. They are constantly judged, treated differently and isolated from the rest of society. This project works to lift up the voices of these women—to finally give them a platform to […]

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  Mother Maybelle Band CD Fundraiser 100% of the proceeds from their CDs are generously donated to Rose Haven to support our programs! CDs are $15, to purchase a copy, email us at info@rosehaven.org or join us at our Branching Out Event on Nov. 9th, 2023! The Mother Maybelle Band is an all-acoustic project that […]

If Notes Greeting Cards

Fresh, authentic greeting cards written by real humans. IF NOTES is offering two cards designed by artist Sherry Hastings and Sarah. Every sale of their cards donates $1.00 to Rose Haven. IF NOTES take a new approach to greeting cards, reflecting the diverse perspectives of the human experience instead of copywriters drafting punchlines. All cards […]

Liz Starke on Straight Talk

Watch KGW’s Straight Talk with Laural Porter interview Liz Starke, our Development Director, about the effect of the camping ban on Rose Haven. Check out the Bonus Episode here!

Save Portland Street Rescue

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 […]

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

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 […]

BottleDrop Give

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! […]

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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 2022 Annual Report!

Mayor Tina Kotek & Rose Haven Executive Director, Katie O'Brien

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 […]

Rose Haven Partners with Sheltersuit An international fashion designer is helping homeless people on the streets of Portland. Bas Timmer is from the Netherlands. He created The Sheltersuit Foundation after a friend’s father, who was homeless, died from hypothermia. “So, it is a very comfortable mattress with an opening, so you can add extra layering,” Timmer […]

Here Together Coalition 2023 Roadmap

The HereTogether 2023 Roadmap is a set of key recommendations from local homeless services experts, business and community leaders on how we can speed up relief for our unhoused neighbors. These are strategies that local leaders and our communities can act on now to bring more of our neighbors indoors, quickly. You can read more […]

Stories & Solutions

Journalist Oscar Ponteri writes about community members experiences with homelessness and unaffordable housing. The article features images of Rose Haven guests. Read the full article below or at FHS Post   Sophie Ross, pictured at Downtown Portland day shelter Rose Haven. As a transgender woman, Ross has worked hard to maintain gender affirming care and […]

SEMpdx

Rose Haven has been selected by SEMpdx members as 2023’s Charity of Choice! SEMpdx is a U.S. based nonprofit that supports the digital marketing community. Their goal is “to put digital marketing on the map for Portland – and Portland on the map for digital marketing.” SEMpdx will match up to $2,500 of members donations throughout […]

Ebay for Charity

Millions of people use eBay to sell, shop, and support their favorite causes. To date, the eBay community has raised $1 billion for charities! With Ebay for Charity, everyone can make an impact. Ebay sellers can select Rose Haven as their selected non-profit and select what percentage of sales will benefit Rose Haven. View the […]