Season of Giving
Here’s a list of some nonprofit organizations whose activities directly affect the Skyline neighborhood, or which have personal connections with Skyline residents. In this season of giving, please help support our local charities that work hard on our behalf. Your donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. If you know of any other local groups worthy of support, please contact us so we can add them to this list.
Skyline Grange Education Fund
The Skyline Grange functions as a community meeting place for our neighborhood that hosts many educational and neighborhood-oriented activities. Donations to its Education Fund help support programs that inform and engage our neighborhood in community building. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skyline Ridge Neighbors
SRN is a nonprofit organization operated by many hours of volunteer time dedicated to serving our local neighborhood. The Ridge Runner newsletter, Newsline email, website and forum are some ways we connect with residents, and we also sponsor educational programs, neighborhood clean-ups and efforts to control noxious weeds, among other activities. Please send donations to SRN Treasurer, Rachael Brake, 14109 NW Rock Creek Rd., Portland 97231.
Forest Park Conservancy
The Forest Park Conservancy protects and fosters the ecological health of Forest Park, maintains and enhances the park's extensive trails network, and inspires community appreciation and stewardship of this iconic, urban wilderness as a gift for future generations. Contact: 503.223.5449, email@example.com, www.forestparkconservancy.org.
The Multicultural Integrated Kidney Education Program (MIKE) Program is a youth-focused, health science education program that develops knowledge and social-emotional skills in underserved youth, cultivates personal and community engagement for health promotion, expands the number of diverse and culturally-competent health professionals, and prepares youth to be health advocates for themselves and future generations. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.mikeprogram.org, or 503-296-7705.
SOLVE is a state-wide non-profit organization that takes action every day to keep Oregon clean and green. We mobilize over 35,000 volunteers and organize over 1,000 cleanup and restoration projects throughout the state. They generously support the annual roadside clean-up in our neighborhood, organized by SRN. Contact: 503-844-9571, email@example.com, http://solveoregon.org.
Share Your Fall Photos
Frost on the pumpkin. Falling leaves. Sprouting mushrooms. Migrating geese. Fog and rain. Shorter days. Apple harvest..........Must be Fall!
Please share photos of the signs of Autumn that you see around home and land. Send them to firstname.lastname@example.org. They should be at least 200 KB, please. Thanks!