How You Can Help

Monetary donations always appreciated!

We are in need of exterior paint for our Doors of Opportunity project.  We are in the process of restructuring the doors - this will take place on June 2, 2013.

We also need tents and sleeping bags for upcoming Pitch A Tent that will take place on June 6-7.

Structural needs:
  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • Sleeping mats
  • Blankets
  • Tarps
  • Pallets
  • Flashlights
  • Battery-powered lanterns
  • Rechargeable batteries and battery charger
  • White eraserboard & markers
  • Corkboard and pushpins
  • Power strips / extension cords / surge protectors
  • Extension cord for security station
  • Walkie-talkies for security station
  • Solar system
  • Hand washing station
  • 3 basin sink
  • Office desk
  • Chairs (waterproof)
  • Multi-function flatbed copier scanner fax and laser printer
  • Computer paper
Kitchen items:
  • Cutting board
  • Dishware including plates, utensils, durable glasses, mugs)
  • Military/Boy Scout-type mess kits
  • Water & reusable water bottles
  • Paper and plastic wear for outreach
  • Towels/rags to dry dishes
  • Cleaning supplies (bleach, dish soap, laundry soap, dininfectant etc)
Personal items:
  • Water & reusable water bottles
  • Waterproof gear / raingear
  • Winter accessories (gloves, hats, ear muffs)
  • Ear plugs
  • First-aid supplies & cold medication (like Theraflu)
  • Tums / Rolaids or similar
  • Toiletry items including denture adhesive
  • TriMet tickets
Food items:
  • Coffee
  • Sugar
  • Creamer
  • Cocoa
  • Tea
  • Meat is always appreciated!
  • Ideas for non-permanent structures
  • Ideas for reuse of inexpensive / donated / abundant items
  • Musicians for morale or busking to make funds for R2d2 / donations


  1. In case you are looking for new inexpensive strong simple shelters ...

    1. Creativity:
      Ideas for non-permanent structures

  2. Where can donations of toiletries be dropped off?

  3. Sleeping is very necessary whether for a baby or a young person. Taking your sleeping accessories like earplugs along with you helps you in taking sound sleep.