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SOLVE

Portland, OR | http://www.solveoregon.org

About Us

SOLVE brings Oregonians together to improve the environment and build a legacy of stewardship.

Oregon is the land of pioneers. Modern-day pioneers. We’re leaders, not followers. We embrace originality. We’re experimental and environmental.

SOLVE was formed in 1969 by pioneering Governor Tom McCall to mobilize our community on a mission to protect and preserve this beautiful and unique place we call home.

Back then, our call-to-action was to Stop Oregon Litter and Vandalism (SOLV). Fast forward over 45-years. While we remain true to our original calling, we have evolved to SOLVE broader environmental challenges; moving from an acronym to action. You may know us best from our annual beach clean-ups, but that is just a drop in the ocean compared to what we do every day to keep Oregon clean and green.

Our vision is an Oregon with healthy land, water, and air. To make this real, we: (1) Clean, (2) Restore, (3) Educate, and (4) Involve.

  • Clean and restore land and rivers through removal of trash and invasive plants; and through the planting and maintenance of native trees and shrubs.
  • Educate through service-learning on-site and in schools.
  • Involve our community through volunteerism in seven annual programs.

SOLVE brings Oregonians together to improve the environment and build a legacy of stewardship.

Oregon is the land of pioneers. Modern-day pioneers. We’re leaders, not followers. We embrace originality. We’re experimental and environmental…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Children & Youth
  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Education
  • Volunteering

Location

  • 2000 SW 1st Ave, Ste 400
    Portland, OR 97201

Current listings by SOLVE

Volunteer OpportunitiesLocationDate Posted
Help clean our oceans and watersheds!Portland, ORSeptember 9, 2019
Sign up now for the Beach & Riverside Cleanup!Portland, ORSeptember 3, 2019
We need you to join the SOLVE team!Portland, ORAugust 19, 2019
We need you to join the SOLVE team!Portland, ORJuly 29, 2019
Registration is LIVE for the Beach & Riverside Cleanup!Portland, ORJuly 23, 2019
Summer volunteers needed!Portland, ORJuly 16, 2019
Get outside this summer with SOLVE!Portland, ORJuly 9, 2019
Volunteers needed for beach cleanup after the 4th of July!Portland, ORJuly 2, 2019
Summer is in full swing – have you given back to the community yet?Portland, ORJune 25, 2019
Volunteer this Summer with SOLVE!Portland, ORJune 18, 2019
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