Impact NW appoints new Deputy Director

Impact NW has named a new Deputy Director.

Partner Highlight: Bank of America

Impact NW is grateful to Bank of America for its support and generous donations to provide individuals and families with basic needs such as housing.

CORE Program Highlight

This short video highlights the work of Impact NW's CORE program, which supports young adults in cultivating job readiness and acquiring the skills necessary to attain gainful employment.

Keia's Story

Check out this gorgeous short film from Person People, highlighting Impact NW program participant Keia Henry's story of cultivating resilience and strength in partnership with Impact NW.
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Impact NW names Andy Nelson as new Executive Director

Andy Nelson will step into the role of Executive Director for Impact NW. Jeff Cogen has decided to leave after fulfilling his promise of returning Impact NW back to financial health.

AWS Elemental makes science kits to support educational opportunities for Impact NW youth programs

During the month of February, AWS Elemental brought employees to our Dancing Tree Resource Center to build science kits for Impact NW’s AKA Science (All Kids Are Scientists) program, which provides provide fun, hands-on, interactive science education curriculum and materials to over 50 schools in the Portland area.
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Impact NW honors Black History month

Last week, through our Independent Living Program (ILP), Impact NW honored Black History month by hosting a life skills event specifically tailored to commemorating and educating youth about black history.

Press Release: Impact NW's 2019 Annual Luncheon

Impact NW will reveal its new strategic plan and brand identity at its one hour Annual Luncheon on February 27, 2019 at The Sentinel Hotel. The luncheon will highlight Impact NW’s renewed commitment to preventing homelessness.

Client story: Helping our neighbors stabilize and strengthen

Angelina faced a problem. Her husband had recently undergone emergency surgery. Now, he was out of work. How, Angelina worried, would they support their four children? The bills paid up. The landlord threatened eviction. Angelina was out of …

Meet one of our Board Members: Chris Scherer

I am honored to serve as a board member for Impact NW, one of Portland’s largest and far reaching anti-poverty non-profit agencies. Over the last year, I have had the opportunity to work with other board members and staff to help Impact NW…