On April 19th, 2017, community members and organizations that provide care and resources to seniors gathered to educate the public and policy members about the realities of an aging population. Continue Reading Seniors Share Perspectives on Community Issues

PPS Vestal School Elementary Kindergarten students brave the rain to plant pinwheels in support of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Impact NW partners with local organizations to urge everyone to take action against child abuse. Continue Reading Pinwheels for Prevention: Raising Awareness about Child Abuse

Siblings help each other stack shapes at the PCDS Bring the Museum to the Community event

On March 9th, 2016, our Parent-Child Development Services program hosted “Bringing the Museum to the Community,” a collaborative event between Portland Children’s Museum and Impact NW. Continue Reading We Brought the Children’s Museum to our Community

Impact NW Spotlight: Lucia Lopez

Lucia Lopez came to Impact NW’s Parent-Child Development Services as a client more than 15 years ago, referred by a community health nurse to attend a play group with her second child. Continue Reading Impact Spotlight: Lucia Lopez

Club Impact participants celebrate at Oaks Park

“Last night we celebrated our 6th anniversary with pie, ice cream and participant testimonials. I had no idea how moving this would be,” said Ralph Gilliam, Impact NW’s volunteer who runs Club Impact. Continue Reading Club Impact Celebrates 6 Years

This month, we received a touching letter from a former senior client that we wanted to share with you—just in time for Valentine’s Day! Continue Reading Love is in the Air for Our Senior Client

Pathways to Manufacturing - Make@Impact Reveal

Impact NW is pleased to reveal an exciting new project for manufacturing, tinkering, and inventing enthusiasts. Continue Reading Mayor Charlie Hales attends Impact NW’s Makerspace Reveal

Impact NW Spotlight: Andrea Ngo

Meet Andrea Ngo. As an HR Generalist for Impact NW, she is responsible for setting up all new employees with a profile in the payroll portal. Continue Reading Impact Spotlight: Andrea Ngo

Congratulations to Impact NW volunteer Lindsay Lermo for winning the 2015 Oregon Governor’s Award in the Adult Volunteer category on the state level. Continue Reading Impact NW Volunteer wins Oregon Governor’s Volunteer Award