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Youth Volunteers at the Food Pantry

Hunger Ministries

Outreach ministries are pathways that transform hearts of worship into hands of service by building relationships with our neighbors in need and by partnering with them to create a healthy, just, peaceful and sustainable neighborhood and world.

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​Questions? Not sure where to start?  Email Charyl Cathey & Steve Isaacson​

Get Involved:
Adopt a Building

Dates/times vary

Williams Plaza (2041 NW Everett) is a Home Forward high-rise near Trinity for low-income elderly and/or people with disabilities.


We host several events throughout the year to help residents overcome isolation through community, in conjunction with Home Forward and Lift Urban Portland.


Amy Wilde-Taylor

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Lift Urban Portland

Every 4th Friday, 11:00am-1:00pm

Collect food boxes from the Lift UP warehouse (NW Vaughn) and deliver them to Williams Plaza.


Additional volunteers needed to take the boxes directly to residents once the supplies are delivered (days/times vary).


Amy Wilde-Taylor

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Transition Projects

Once monthly

Volunteer teams cook and serve meals at three Transition Projects shelters. Each team serves just once per month, and families are encouraged to form a team!


Charyl Cathey

Trinity Food Pantry

Mon-Sat 11:00am-1:00pm

The Trinity Food Pantry, which is open weekly from  Monday to Saturday, offers hospitality and emergency food to our hungry neighbors, in addition to toiletry items and hot coffee. Children & teens are welcome to serve.

Canned food and travel-sized toiletries are warmly accepted.


Judy Stone

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Sisters of the Road

2nd & 4th Sundays, 11:30am

(Under post-covid revision)

Help sell meal vouchers for Sisters of the Road Café, which can be purchased to be distributed at the Trinity Food Pantry, or for parishioners to give directly to people in need out in the community.


Bill Rector

Wednesday Meal

Every Wednesday, shifts from 8:00am-1:30pm

Help us prepare and serve hot lunches to our hungry neighbors every Wednesday in Kempton Hall. Jobs available for kitchen workers, servers, and dishwashers. Older children & teens welcome!


Steve Isaacson


Days/times vary

Gleaners pick up donated food for our food ministry from a variety of local businesses in NW Portland and beyond, such as Starbucks, Pizza Schmizza, Grand Central Bakery, Trader Joe’s, etc.

Vehicle & a valid driver's license are required.


Fred Jeibmann

Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving week – shifts vary

(Thanksgiving Wednesday

This annual event serves a traditional meal to more than 400 neighbors who might otherwise not have a Thanksgiving meal. Volunteer needs include setup, cooking, serving, and cleanup at the Thanksgiving meal.


Jerry Petty

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