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people will be homeless in Portland tonight. You might think this is hopeless, but there is hope. You can be a part of the solution.

“I can’t even remember not being hungry.”     “I always made sure my kids had something to eat. Usually I didn’t.”     “I had no idea that was the day I’d lose my job.”     “I took a bus for 3 days just to get here. To get help.”     “I slept in my car. Then my car was towed.”    
“I can’t even remember not being hungry.”     “I always made sure my kids had something to eat. Usually I didn’t.”     “I had no idea that was the day I’d lose my job.”     “I took a bus for 3 days just to get here. To get help.”     “I slept in my car. Then my car was towed.”

Searching for help. Searching for hope.

Chuck used the last of his savings and moved from the other side of the country for a new job, but when he got there, he was told that it had been given to someone else instead, and they had no other open positions.

Without a job, he couldn’t afford a place to live. Instead of working his dream job, Chuck was living in his car. Alone. Hopeless and hungry.

He could barely scavenge anything to eat. A Thanksgiving meal would be an impossible dream.

“I was scared to death because I had nothing,” Chuck remembers.

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But then a caring person told him about Cityteam, and because of friends like you, he was able to have a hot, nutritious meal in our dining room. A good meal, like he hadn’t had in a long time.

A meal like the Thanksgiving meals you can provide today.

“The greatest thing that I could have ever done was coming here,” Chuck says. “It was a miracle.”

Because of the meal, safe shelter and other care Chuck found at Cityteam, his life has changed like he never thought possible.

“I’ve learned how to give back and think about others before myself,” he says.

Chuck felt alone and hopeless until friends like you provided the meals he desperately needed. Your gift of Thanksgiving meals can be the moment When Help Meets Hope for someone like Chuck!

A meal is the first step to HOPE

“Together as a team, we can serve those in need here in Portland and show them that God really cares.” — The Team at Cityteam Portland

is a leading nonprofit in Portland.

With your help we:

  • Serve 215 meals a day to the homeless and poor.
  • Shelter and protect homeless people, who have nowhere else to go.
  • Provide the job-training and life-skills (Including GED, math, and interview practice) to help people get good jobs.
  • Conduct addiction recovery in the midst of an opioid epidemic.
  • Use our Christ-centered approach to change the body and soul of the people we help.
  • Provide food boxes, fresh produce and clothing for 23 families every month.

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