Operation H.O.P.E (Health, Outreach, Partnership, Encouragement) was a community project for the community by the community. The idea was to reach those who were the most vulnerable during the winter months of the pandemic: those who were experiencing homelessness and those who were in nursing homes facing isolation. We wanted to make sure they know that we care about them too.
We partnered with Shelters, Nursing homes, and Non Profits to provide individuals with little bags full of goodies. At a minimum, we provided them with:
From October to February, we were able to make 5000 bags and distribute them to 64 organizations across the Portland Metro region. We worked with City officials, community members, and corporations to make this happen.
How you can help our summer efforts:
This summer, we are partnering with the Federal Lunch program to provide similar goody bags that will contain items for kids such as band-aids, pencils, erasers, and a STEM Kit.
We need your help to write positive affirmative note cards for high school kids participating in the Federal Lunch program.
Remember that your message should be positive and age-appropriate for high school students. Examples include:
Please refrain from including any personally identifiable information on your note of encouragement. You may sign with your initials or with your first name only.
We encourage you to make as many cards as you can. Once your cards have been created, please mail or ship them to:
Asha Hope Amnaki
7325 NE Imbrie Dr
Hillsboro, OR 97124
Operation H.O.P.E (Health, Outreach, Partnership, Encouragement) was a community project for the community by the community. The idea was to reach those who were the most vulnerable during the winter months of the pandemic…
We are working from home. So please let us know when you have posted the cards so that we can send our team members to collect them from the address in the approximate time frame.