Giving back in Rosewood

Happy Thanksgiving, Rosewood! We are so grateful to all of our community members, partners and friends for joining us on this adventure!

Check out these two articles recently published in the Oregonian:

Rosewood backpack program at Oliver and Parklane Elementary Schools

Organizing in Rosewood


Photo by Jim Clark, Gresham Outlook


Caitlin Morrison, Franklin High School student and organizer behind the Oliver and Parklane Backpack project, needs our help! This program is providing food for about 40 elementary students every single weekend and allows them to come to school Monday morning ready to learn instead of hungry.  We’re looking for groups, organizations or churches that could sponsor the program by taking ONE weekend a month.  It isn’t a huge commitment and it helps immensely!  Contact us at:

SUN coordinators Kyle Curtis and Lucy Adams are asking for donations to stock the schoools’ pantries for the short term,

Bring donations to the 2nd Annual Rosewood Holiday Party, Saturday, December 8th from 2-5pm at the old Cue’s Billiards (16126 SE Stark, Portland, OR 97233). Your donation earns you a raffle ticket and helps support Rosewood youth!!

Protein sources:

Canned soup

Canned ravioli

Canned tuna

Jars of peanut butter

 Healthy snacks:

Healthy Granola bars

Peanut butter crackers

Trail mix packets

 Fruit sources:

Canned fruit or fruit cups

Applesauce in individual serving containers

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