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2020: A Year In Review

As this unforgettable year comes to a close we’re taking a moment to look back at all our community has experienced over the course of these past 12 months—a moment to reflect on all this year has illuminated and to celebrate the strength that’s emerged from all corners this place we call home.
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Impact NW Feature: ‘We Are Oregon’s Non Profits’

In their ongoing series, 'We Are Oregon's Non-Profits,' The Nonprofit Association of Oregon (NAO) highlights the impact being made by organizations all across our community. Recently, they sat down for an interview with Impact NW Executive Director, Andy Nelson to discuss our mission and the impact this past year has had on our the people we work with:
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Your Input is Needed: 2021-2024 Area Plan on Aging

"Aging, Disability, & Veteran Services (ADVSD) is looking for input from older adults to share thoughts and opinions related to your experience living in Multnomah County"

Catalysts for Impact: Arc’teryx and Impact NW

Partnerships in and across the community help us to keep people housed through rental assistance, energy assistance, and upstream support to strengthen families. And this week we’re proud to celebrate one of those community partners who is making their impact: Arc’teryx Portland. 
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A Flame of Hope

Just like everyone, the people of Impact NW are navigating these unforgettable, historic times with expressions of relief, apprehension and hope. Above all, we are drawn to calls for unity and renewed energy for investment in breaking down oppressive barriers and building communities that work for everyone.
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Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2020

October is “Domestic Violence Awareness Month,” but while the month comes to a close, the important work to end domestic violence in our communities persists. Millions of people from all backgrounds are affected by domestic violence everyday. At all levels, in every family and partnership, in every instance; domestic violence breaks apart our communities.
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Press Release: Impact NW to Host ‘Make Your Impact: A Virtual Event to Prevent Homelessness’

Scheduled for 5:30pm on Saturday, September 26th 2020 with a pre show to begin at 5:15pm, Impact NW is uniting the community for Make Your Impact: A Virtual Event to Prevent Homelessness.
Wildfires In Our Community: Information, Resources and Support

Wildfires In Our Community: Information, Resources and Support

As the sky around us darkens and historic wildfires rage across our beloved PNW community, we at Impact NW are watching and weeping over the ongoing destruction and heightened feelings of helplessness, confusion and fear. Here at Impact NW we are taking this moment to check in with our colleagues, our neighbors, and the vulnerable community members we serve.
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Labor Day 2020

This year’s Labor Day presents new challenges for each of us as individuals and our community at large. In a recent message to the Impact NW family, Executive Director Andy Nelson reflects on the moment:
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Impact NW is Looking to Onboard New Ambassador Board Members!

Launched in 2018, the Impact NW Ambassador Board (AB) is composed of emerging professionals who act as Impact NW (INW) ambassadors within their communities, promoting Impact NW to an expanded network and fostering the next generation of supporters.