Vincent learned what hunger was like when he was only 10 years old. His father passed away, and his family struggled in the midst of that huge loss.
“We had no food in the house,” he remembers. “There were spider webs and cobwebs on the dishes. I ate toothpaste just to have something in my stomach.”
At Cityteam, Vincent has found relief from those familiar hunger pangs with delicious, hot meals. Just imagine the joy and relief he felt receiving a plate overflowing with ham, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and fresh fruit after experiencing such extreme hunger.Read More Stories
Your involvement is what makes it possible to change lives, families, and communities. Every program at Cityteam from a hot meal to addiction recovery is only possible because of support from individuals, companies, churches, and schools who care about helping others. You don’t have to be a superhero to make a difference. Here are some ways YOU can get involved.
Providing hot, nutritious meals to people struggling with hunger.
A program that offers men the ability to escape the vice-grip of addiction through individual and group counseling.
Our shelter provides a safe place for those struggling with homelessness to sleep.
Volunteers and donors often tell our staff that they didn’t realize how much Cityteam Portland does to help the homeless, those living in poverty, and those struggling with hunger and addiction. It’s true, we are passionate about saving lives while serving them with dignity and grace.
It’s a big task to help everyone in need but nothing is impossible with God. Together we can help men and women transform their lives—mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually.
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