Category Archives: "News"

Cully Renter Relief Fund: Living Cully Rallies Community to Help Renters in Need

Launched in order to address the most prevalent concern shared with us by community members in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, Living Cully’s Renter Relief Fund has raised over $95,000 to date. This money has been distributed to some 150 renter households in the Cully neighborhood that have lost income as a result of … Read More >

Read More >

Welcome New Living Cully Staff

You may have noticed some new names/faces at online meetings or in emails recently. Living Cully has recently added two new staff members. Please help us welcome Maddie Norman (they/them), Community Engagement and Research Coordinator, and Brian Garcia (he/him), Living Cully Coalition Coordinator! We asked them both to introduce themselves to the community and to … Read More >

Read More >

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 >

Read More >

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 >

Read More >

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 >

Read More >

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 >

Read More >