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Everybody needs a little help every once in awhile. We know it's not easy to ask for help, but we are here to do just that - help. If you find yourself struggling to put food on the table or pay the heating bill, please visit our Family Services.
Below you will find everything you need to know about what we offer and how we can help you. We want to help to the best of our ability and capacity to help. Let us help lift the weight off your shoulders and lift your spirits.
We here at The Salvation Army Portland Tabernacle Corps are always interested in providing the best level of service as our resources allow. While we are sorry that we can't meet every need, we can and will do our best to provide an atmosphere of service that seeks to value and love those who come to us for assistance.
Emergency Food Box for average 2-3 days . Content varies depending on availability of items.
(Items that are typically in a food box)
CHILI OR LARGE SOUP
CANNED MEAT (TUNA OR SALMON)
SPAGHETTI SAUCE OR TOMATO SAUCE
CANNED TOMATOES, if available
CANNED BEANS (1 REFRIED/1 OTHER) if available
JUICE OR WATER OR MILK
PEANUT BUTTER OR ALMOND BUTTER
MAC AND CHEESE
HAMBURGER HELPER/ BOXED MEAL, if available
BAG PACKAGED MEAL (NOODLE OR RICE) if available
OATMEAL OR PANCAKE MIX OR CEREAL
DRY BEANS, if available
RICE, if available
MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS :
RAISINS, INSTANT POTATOES, CARTON SOUPS, MISC
CANS OR BOTTLED ITEMS, ETC
LARGE SNACKS (COOKIES/CRACKERS)
SMALL SNACKS IN BOX ON COUNTER (GRANOLA BARS ETC)
LARGE POTATO CHIPS/ BAGGED POPCORN
Also included if available: Frozen meat & vegetables, fresh produce & dairy.
*** Bread and pastry are on the free table in our lobby when available
*** Selection varies depending on availability
We offer emergency food boxes to clients in our zip code area only:
97002, 97020, 97032, 97034, 97035, 97036, 97038, 97068, 97070, 97086, 97140, 97201, 97202, 97204, 97205, 97206, 97214, 97215, 97216, 97219, 97221, 97222, 97232, 97239, 97266, 97267.
If you are not in our service area, please contact 211 info online or via cell phone. Land is 503-222-5555 for other food availablilty in your area.
You must be 60 or older, reside in Portland metro area, and have an annual income of less than $21,506 for one person or $28,123 for two.
For complete details stop by during business hours and bring your picture ID, proof of income, and your prescriptions or refill bottles.
Prescriptions are filled through our local Fred Meyer pharmacy only, we can fill up to 4 prescriptions with a $500.00 maximum once every 12 months.
Transition Projects at www.tprojects.org provides help with shelter, clothing, food, showers, employment, addiction and more.
Rose City Resource at www.rosecityresource.org is a resource guide to help with shelter, clothing and more.
211info.org is a referral source for food, shelter, clothing and more.
Please Visit: www.portlandor.satruck.org
Social Services/Family Services: 503-239-1264
Rose Center Senior Center: 503-239-1221
Main Phone line: 503-239-1224