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Emergency Response Efforts

When crisis hits, we remain open and ready to serve those who are facing immediate need for food. Sunshine Division has stayed true to our mission, for nearly 100 years, as we remain commited to providing emergency food and clothing relief to families and individuals in need through our unique partnership with the Portland Police Bureau. Both now and in the future, our amazing supporters are the ones who make our mission possible as we are 100% funded by generous donations from community members who care. Join us by helping to support our fundraising efforts.

Our emergency response efforts have enabled us to deliver 1,200+ free food boxes a week to the homes of families and individuals in need! This equates to over 34,000+ meals every week! Watch our video to learn more about this essential program.

Every year, we provide approximately 20,000 holiday meal boxes to families and individuals in need so they can host a holiday meal in their home with those they love. This is a major effort with over 500 community volunteers, grocery partners, sponsors, and the Portland Police Bureau. 

Holiday Food Box Distribution

Every December, Sunshine Division and Portland Police Bureau members partner together, alongside hundreds of volunteers, to home deliver holiday food boxes to our most vulnerable neighbors within the Portland metro area. It represents the best of the spirit of the holiday season and continues to grow each year, thanks to the support of the community.

2 School-Based Programs

Every week, children who are facing food insecurity and living in transitional situations are provided with free food through our two school-based programs at Ockley Green Middle School and Community Transitional School (CTS). Ockley Green’s DrangonMart provides children and families the opportunity to shop for free at their school-based food pantry 5 days a week. CTS provides children with food bags to bring home every Friday so they do not go hungry over the weekend before returning back to school. Both of these programs are made possible by our grocery partner, Fred Meyer.

DragonMart at Ockley Green Middle School is a nonprofit food pantry operated through the support of Fred Meyer, Sunshine Division, Self Enhancement, Inc., Ockley Green’s SUN School and Portland Public Schools. Along with these partners, students also pitch in to help provide the Ockley Green community with a valuable needed resource that will ensure that families have access to food throughout the year.

 

Izzy’s Kids “Shop with a Cop”

Every year, we host our Izzy’s Kid’s “Shop with a Cop” program where nearly 500 low income children throughout the year are invited to shop with a dedicated police officer from the Portland Police Bureau for necessary school clothes.

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Donations may also be mailed to:
Sunshine Division
687 N. Thompson Street
Portland, OR 97227

COVID-19 Update: We remain open at both locations for clients to continue receiving emergency food boxes near the outside entrances. For our hours and locations, visit our "Get Help" page.

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