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It’s not too late to donate for 2016!

There is still a day left to make a tax-deductible donation for 2016. Please consider supporting a local, grass-roots organization such as Corvallis Housing First. The organization formed ten years ago by community members concerned about providing housing to the most vulnerable folks during the rainy and cold winter season . Corvallis Housing First operates the  WRAP Program, which provides rental assistance to women and families, and Partner’s Place, which provides supported housing for low-income and no income folks. Corvallis Housing First looks to 2017 Read More +

Thank you to Scholars Youth Group for shelter donations

This past Friday, the recently formed Scholars Social and Service Youth group donated several needed items to the men’s shelter. The youth group chooses an organization to contribute to every month. In October, they chose to collect donations for Corvallis Housing First. The youth group stopped by the shelter last Friday to drop off the donations. Some of the items they donated include coats, sweat shirts, socks, coffee, instant soup, and toilet paper. A big thank you to the group for thinking of Corvallis Housing Read More +

Open House at Men’s Cold Weather Shelter

Thank you to everyone who attended the Open House last Sunday at the Men’s Cold Weather Shelter. Over 100 people took the opportunity to explore the shelter and the offered services by Corvallis Housing First. In the 2015-2016 winter season, over 250 homeless men were provided a warm place to sleep at the shelter during the coldest weather in Oregon. It is estimated that 88 homeless people died in Portland last year. Providing shelter is a vital service to helping those who are living in Read More +