An essential element of the moving process is decluttering. Particularly when moving across states, donating food items both a more efficient and more economical option than trying to transport it all.
Portland Nonprofits Accepting Food Donations
A reference list of the places in Portland committed to bringing food those less privileged in our community:
Move for Hunger
Our team at Master Movers works extensively with this nonprofit. One of the benefits is that, instead of having to sort the food yourself, our own team members will do it for you!
Location: The beauty is, you do not have to deliver the food yourself. You can simply pack it and our Master Movers’ team will take care everything!
Oregon Food Bank
This multi-level food bank will take most kinds of food, and varying sizes of donations. They work with farmers and neighbors alike to secure food for as many Portland citizens as possible.
Location: There are multiple places to give to the Oregon Food Bank, across different counties surrounding Portland! Enter your zip code in their online locator to find the closest to you.
Created to educate young people about the role of homelessness in Portland, JOIN specifies their current food needs on their website.
Location: 1435 NE 81st Avenue, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Call 503-232-7052 ext. 103 to arrange an alternative drop-off time.
They are generally looking for non-perishable food, though their specific needs change periodically. Check their Wish List to find out exactly what they’re looking for this week!
Location: 665 NW Hoyt Portland, Oregon 97209
Portland Rescue Mission, Burnside Shelter
This shelter focuses on helping people at all stages of homelessness. The food you donate will help people from all stages of life living without a home in Portland.
Location: 111 W. Burnside Portland, OR 97209 or 13207 NE Halsey Portland, OR 97230 (donating hours are limited).
Portland Police Sunshine Division
Portland Police is hard at work reducing hunger in our fair city. They’re primarily looking for canned fruit, tuna, canned beans, cereal, and (most unusually!) fresh or frozen meat.
Location: 687 N Thompson Street, Portland, OR 97227. This location is open 6 days a week. Check their website for specific hours.
Supportive Moving Services in Portland, OR
Our team at Master Movers is dedicated to supporting the Portland community. If you for any reason do not have time to drop off a food donation to your preferred charity, we will do it for you.
For a team of movers that truly cares, give us a call today!