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helping neighbor

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! Thank you Ridwell !

Amplifying Survivor Voices: Stories on the Intersection of Poverty and Domestic Violence

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 […]

Gloria Estefan

MIAMI – Leaders from women’s shelters across the country convened in Miami on Wednesday. They’re working to tackle the nation’s homelessness crisis, and a South Florida icon was there to bring awareness to the cause. “We need to help these women, these children,” said superstar singer Gloria Estefan. “We need to help the homeless in whatever […]

Bybee Lakes Hope Center

KGW8 reports news that Multnomah County is sitting on $65 million meant for homeless services, while Bybee Lakes Hope Center has asked for $5 million of that to keep their doors open. Rose Have guest, Katherine Wheeler was once on the streets and told KGW that places like these are life-changing. “Having a shelter, having […]

Acquisition International - Non-profit Organisation Awards

The Acquisition International Non-Profit Organisation Awards 2023 seeks to reward the most innovative, creative and compassionate NPOs, and provide a platform for NPOs to demonstrate that they are true leaders within the non-profit sphere. This year, Rose Haven is honored to received the Most Compassionate Trauma Informed Care Organisation 2023 – Pacific Northwest USA.

Rose Haven & Blanchet House Interview about Portland Street Response

On Straight Talk with Laural Porter, the directors of Blanchet House and Rose Haven say the idea of scaling back Portland Street Response is ‘dispiriting.’ Watch the full interview

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!

Ban without a Plan

Originally published on Written by Jeremiah Hayden, Sr Intern Read full article Vague communication from city causes concern among homeless Portlanders and service providers Portland’s ‘daytime camping ban’ went into effect July 7, but the city has not communicated a rollout timeline, a map of allowed sleeping spots or when exactly Portland police will […]

KOIN6 Interview with Liz Starke of Rose Haven

Lisa Balick, KOIN 6 News Reporter interviews Liz Starke, Rose Haven’s Development Director, about Portland’s plan to move houseless folks off the streets and sidewalks during the daytime.