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Homeless and Housing

Blanchet House

Free Meals, No Questions Asked.

We offer food, shelter and aid to all those in need of a safe place to be nourished and restored. We assist the transformation of each life we touch with compassion and dignity.

What We Do

Blanchet (pronounced Blan-shay) House is a nonprofit social services organization located in downtown Portland. We provide food, clothing and housing programs to people in need. We believe that it is our responsibility to offer assistance in whatever way we can.

What We Need

  • Collecting/Sorting/Packaging
  • Food Preparation/Meal Services
  • Gardening/Planting


  • In person: Ongoing
  • Virtual: Ongoing

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Volunteer Expo

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Blanchet House works to alleviate suffering in our community by meeting people's most basic needs of food, clothing, housing, and dignity.
Scott Kerman, Executive Director

Our Headquarters

310 NW Glisan St Portland, OR 97209
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Please note that depending on role, volunteers may work at other locations and/or at other times. Contact our volunteer coordinator to find the best fit for you.