Seniors Share Perspectives on Community Issues

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

Pinwheels for Prevention: Raising Awareness about Child Abuse

Impact NW partners with local organizations to urge everyone to take action against child abuse.
Siblings help each other stack shapes at the PCDS Bring the Museum to the Community event

We Brought the Children's Museum to our Community

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.
Club Impact participants celebrate at Oaks Park

Club Impact Celebrates 6 Years

"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.

Love is in the Air for Our Senior Client

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!
Pathways to Manufacturing - Make@Impact Reveal

Mayor Charlie Hales attends Impact NW's Makerspace Reveal

Impact NW is pleased to reveal an exciting new project for manufacturing, tinkering, and inventing enthusiasts.

Impact NW Volunteer wins Oregon Governor's Volunteer Award

Congratulations to Impact NW volunteer Lindsay Lermo for winning the 2015 Oregon Governor’s Award in the Adult Volunteer category on the state level.
The Jade Journal - SUN Program - Courtesy of PPS
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The Jade Journal - A Voice Discovered

Impact NW's SUN Community School students at Harrison Park Elementary create a diverse community newspaper titled The Jade Journal.
SHINE Program - Student Building Model
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A STEM education is important for all students!

Our after-school STEM activities help provide students with learning opportunities in an extended day environment where they benefit from hands-on activities.