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Support the only day shelter and community center in Portland by making a donation on Give!Guide! Rose Haven is honored to be included in the Willamette Week Give!Guide end-of-the-year giving campaign. This annual online event engages the Portland community by highlighting local non-profits across ten different categories and providing a central website for making donations. […]

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 […]

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Our trauma-informed facility is an award-winning design! The Gensler Design Firm has won the 2022 Design Excellence Awards from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) for their interior design work here at Rose Haven. Our interior design was selected for the People’s Choice Award, the Impact Award (Social), and as an Honorable Mention in the […]

Executive Directors of Four Grassroots Organizations Came Together to Collectively Ask for Help from our Community Executive directors of four major nonprofit organizations in Portland collaborated to publish an op-ed in The Oregonian regarding our citywide homeless crisis. This piece was put together by Scott Kerman at Blanchet House, Katie O’Brien at Rose Haven, Carrie […]

Rose Haven’s new space was highlighted in an article from The Architect’s Newspaper, written by Matt Hickman. Matt goes into detail about our vision for our new Home for the Haven, and how Gensler helped us bring our dream to fruition. You can read through the article below and see the lovely way in which […]

Rose Haven Documentary created and filmed by University of Oregon’s Journalism Students! In early 2022 after our grand opening in our new facility, Rose Haven was connected with University of Oregon journalism students who requested to film a documentary in our space! These students spent a morning at Rose Haven to capture what a day […]

Last week, we wrote a blog post on how you can support Rose Haven by attending the much anticipated Portland Fashion Week. Starting this Wednesday, August 17th, Fashion Week is in full swing!

Last weekend marked the close of the annual Portland Fashion Week, where our wonderful Development Director Liz Starke participated as emcee of the event. She is featured in a story from KGW8 which highlights one of the designers at Fashion Week, Janelle Arnold. This article notes the importance of inclusivity and diversity in the fashion […]

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HereTogether Oregon, a local grassroots organization with the mission of helping our houseless neighbors, recently made a visit to Rose Haven to interview our staff and share our services model and values. They detail our history, our campaign to move into our new Home for the Haven, challenges that our houseless community faces, and how […]

Timber and Thorns volunteering at Rose Haven

On July 13th, members of the Portland Thorns and Timbers came out to Rose Haven to support us for our summer picnic. Thorns and Timbers volunteers helped us unpack boxes to put together goodie bags for our guests. Read the article from KPTV and check them out in action here! The Thorns & Timbers joined […]