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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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 championship and community, in conjunction with Home Forward and Lift Urban Portland.

Contact:

Amy Wilde-Taylor

Lift Urban Portland

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

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).

Contact:

Amy Wilde-Taylor

Thanksgiving Meal

Onsite & offsite duties throughout Thanksgiving week

Setting up, cooking, serving, and cleaning up at Trinity's Thanksgiving meal (served Thanksgiving Wednesday beginning in 2021).

 

This annual event, servied this year on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, serves a traditional holiday meal to more than 400 neighbors who might otherwise not have a Thanksgiving meal. 

Contact:

Jerry Petty

Trinity Food Pantry

M-F 10:30 am-1:15 pm

Sat 9:45 am-noon

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.

Donations of canned food and travel-sized toiletries are warmly accepted.

Contact:

Judy Stone

Sisters of the Road

Every 2nd & 4th Sunday morning, 11:30 am

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.

 

Contact:

Bill Rector

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! 

Contact:

Jerry Petty

Gleaning

Days/times vary

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

Vehicle & a valid driver's license required.

Contact:

Fred Jeibmann

Souper Suppers

Thursdays, 5:00-7:00 pm

(approx. every 6 weeks)

Help prepare supper for our neighbors at Williams Plaza two times a month.

The meal, which uses food collected each week from Good Samaritan Hospital, is cooked at Trinity and taken to Williams Plaza.

Contact:

Tim Croisdale

Wednesday Meal

Every Wednesday, shifts from 8:00am to 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!

Contact:

Steve Isaacson

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