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Northwest Family Services

Fundraising global stats: 47% left

Amount raised: $10,620

Amount left: $9,380

About Us
Join us in reducing poverty!  Annually, the non-profit serves over 20,000 through its array of health, education, employment, and social justice programs and services. Established 1983, 95% of every dollar goes back into the community for programs. 
The Need
1. Almost one out of 4 children in the Portland Metro area live in poverty, and nearly half of all families in the Metro area are low-income. 

2. Statewide, Oregon has one of the lowest graduation rates in the nation.  One out of three students do not graduate high school in Oregon during the 2015-2016 school year.
3. Without effective intervention, as many as 70% of children with incarcerated parents will become involved with the criminal justice system (United States Senate Report). Today there are at least 20,000 Oregon children who have a parent in prison.

Some NWFS IMPACTS - work to Reduce Poverty
1. During the 2015-2016 school year, 90% of all students served by Northwest Family Services graduated.
2. Dozens of children served by our Youth Solutions Program (children of incarcerated parents intensive mentoring program).

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   Recent Activity
Gail Hitchcock donated $25 on 8/10/2017
by Anonymous donated $25 on 7/16/2017
B.P., Lester & Regina John Foundation donated $3500 on 6/26/2017
Sharon Zielinski donated $20 on 6/6/2017
Junho C donated $0 on 1/31/2017
Maria Lopez-Mabrey donated $40 on 12/30/2016
Jean K donated $35 on 12/30/2016
by Anonymous donated $500 on 12/30/2016
Scott Hicks donated $500 on 12/30/2016
Jordan Turel donated $5 on 12/29/2016
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Junho Chang donated $5 on 12/29/2016
laura p donated $50 on 12/28/2016
In honor of Mary Willis' birthday