On a Mission to Alleviate Suffering and Give Hope for a Better Life

Foot Care Clinic for People Living Homeless

Nurses at Blanchet House hosted a pop-up foot care clinic dedicated to healing the feet of people experiencing homelessness.

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Food Alone Is Not Enough, We Hunger for Social Interaction

Manny C. was a diner at Blanchet House of Hospitality before he came to live here. On his bike ride to and from work, he would swing by the cafe for food and friendly conversation.

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How to Donate Used Clothing with Dignity

The dos and don’ts of donating used clothing to nonprofit groups serving people experiencing homelessness. Writing and illustrations by Sarah Mirk.

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2020 Impact on Homelessness in Portland

2020 was a year of incredible need and generosity. Blanchet House served more than 500,000 meals which is a 60% increase from 2019. Thank you for supporting our work to ease suffering.

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Our Programs Offer a Second Chance

Blanchet Farm Honey Give Guide 2020

Therapeutic Beekeeping at Blanchet Farm

Beekeeping helps formerly homeless individuals heal from trauma, build sobriety, and gain self-confidence.

Finding Permanent Housing Takes Time

Help to end homelessness. A stable and safe place to live while you apply for jobs, save money, and receive medical care is critical to securing long-term housing.

Sara Edmond

More Than A Meal

A hot meal served with compassion can be the first step on the path to housing. Volunteer to serve meals to people experiencing homelessness in Portland.

Reducing Our Impact on the Environment While Serving Those in Most Need

more than
30,000 lbs
of fresh food rescued every month

Blanchet House Food Waste Recovery Cycle

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