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HRC Portland says
Join us to help LGBTQ / homeless youth in the Portland Metro area.....

Taking place on January 16th, MLK Day of Service is a "day on, not a day off." It is a way to transform Dr. King's life and teachings into community action to help bring together people, strengthen communities, and meet national challenges. One such challenge is homelessness among LGBTQ youth, who make up to 40% of homeless and at-risk youth.

HRC, New Avenues for Youth/SMYRC, HomePlate Youth Services, First Christian Church, and Q Center invite you to partner with us on a service project benefiting homeless and at-risk youth in your community, including LGBTQ youth.

How can YOU make a difference?
By donating items and volunteering your time.

Donate Items or Organize a Donation Drive

By January 14, please help us collect the following items for the youth served by New Avenues for Youth/SMYRC and HomePlate Youth Services:

• Unopened travel-sized toiletries including soaps, shampoos, toothbrushes, toothpaste, deodorant, wet wipes, hand sanitizer, tampons / sanitary napkins, tissues
• New underwear and socks, Sleeping bags, Tarps, Flashlights, Backpacks, Warm Hats
• Non-perishable foods such as the following:
o Fruit and nut bars, granola bars, and energy bars
o Tuna and cracker packages
o Packets of nuts and dried

- Or purchase these items through our Amazon Wish List and ship them to the Gift Registry Address in this Wish List:

https://www.amazon.com/registry/wishlist/VUZIINH7G0OJ/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_ep_ws_B7Cryb318R02K

- Also, consider organizing a donation drive at your work, school, or place of worship. If you are interested, contact Tony Beeler, HRC Portland MLK Day of Service Project Manager at beeler.tony@gmail.com or (503) 501-8998.

- Or drop individual items labeled "HRC MLK DOS" off at the following locations:

Q Center
4115 N Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR 97217
Monday – Friday | 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday | 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday | 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Long Law PDX, c/o Michael Long
621 SW Morrison St. Suite 1420 Portland, OR 97205
Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(503) 804-0480

Law Office of Joe Kaufman
405 W Arlington St. Gladstone, OR 97027
Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(503) 206-1307

Andrews-Cooper, c/o Tony Beeler
4000 Kruse Way Place, Bldg2, Suite 280
Lake Oswego, OR 97201
Monday – Friday | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(503) 501-8998

Volunteer

On Monday, January 16, please volunteer with us to assemble donated items into care packages and to execute a variety of other service projects for local LGBTQ homeless and at-risk youth.

Monday, January 16th
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
First Christian Church / Christ Church
1314 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201

To volunteer, please contact Tony Beeler at beeler.tony@gmail.com (503) 501-8998. For more information about MLK Day of Service, please visit hrc.org/mlkdayofservice.
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By: HRC Portland

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