This page provides links to organizations mentioned in posts. It will be updated as more people share their stories and introduces us to organizations they’re involved with.

Visit the sites and see how you can get involved.

Interested in Acts of Kindness?

Choose Kind– An anti-bullying campaign based on the novel Wonder by R.J. Palacio.

Interested in Donating Blood?

American Red Cross

Interested in Education?

Donors Choose– Helps teachers fund school projects.

Interested in Literacy?

The Children’s Book Bank– Provides books to children of low-income families in the Portland, Oregon area. Not to be confused with The Children’s Book Bank based in Canada.

Friends of the Multnomah County Library– A Friends of the Library group that specifically supports the Multnomah County Library in Portland, Oregon. Check your local library to see if they have one!

We Need Diverse BooksAdvocates changes in publishing to ensure everyone is represented.

Interested in Localism?

Alberta Main Street– Supports a vibrant neighborhood in Portland, Oregon. Does your neighborhood have one? Do your support local businesses?

Interested in Volunteering?

Hands On Greater Portland– Connects interested people with nonprofits in Portland, Oregon.

Hands On Network– Connects interested people with nonprofits on a larger scale. Will direct you to Points of Light.