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Weekly Food Box Deliveries: Living Cully Responds to COVID Crisis

Volunteers are needed to keep Living Cully’s weekly food box delivery program going. If you are interested in regularly volunteering on Friday mornings, please fill out this online form! The effects of COVID-19 are felt in communities across the country. While this pandemic has negatively affected millions of people, it has also shown the strength … Read More >

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COVID-19 Resources

RENT, UTILITIES & FINANCIAL RESOURCES Black Resilience Fund, for Black community members: https://www.blackresiliencefund.com/ Oregon Worker Relief Fund, for undocumented immigrants: https://www.workerrelief.org/find-a-navigator/ St. Vincent de Paul at St. Charles Catholic Church https://www.stcharlespdx.org/financial-help.html Are you in need of help with your rent and/or utility bill? Call (503) 281-6461 ext 109 OR 503-235-8431 ext 2 Answer a few … Read More >

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Living Cully members sign five-year agreement to continue partnership

[Image Description: The directors of the four Living Cully organizations signed a new five-year partnership agreement on October 23. (l-r: Steve Messinetti, Habitat for Humanity; Tony DeFalco, Verde; Ernesto Fonseca, Hacienda CDC; Paul Lumley, Native American Youth and Family Center)] The four Living Cully member organizations — Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East, Hacienda CDC, Native American … Read More >

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191 new affordable homes coming to Cully!

Living Cully partner organizations Hacienda CDC and Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA) receive $23.7 million to build homes at the former Sugar Shack site on Killingsworth and at Prescott & Cully. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler announced on Tuesday that two separate affordable housing proposals in the Cully neighborhood will receive funds from Portland’s … Read More >

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Welcome Sunshine, Organizer for the Black Community Organizing Initiative!

We are eager to welcome Sunshine Dixon (pictured left) to Living Cully as an organizer for the Black-Community Organizing Initiative. Two years ago Living Cully and Taren Evans, former Neighborhood Revitalization Manager at Habitat for Humanity Portland Metro/East, obtained grant money to start outreach efforts to address the needs of the black community which has largely been underserved by existing Living Cully … Read More >

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