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November 2018

Second Home Breakfast

November 14, 2018 @ 7:20 am - 8:30 am
The Rockwood Center, 17805 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR 97233 United States
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No cost to attend; donations will be gratefully accepted. All contributions go towards sustaining the Gresham-Barlow Second Home program. If you can’t attend, please consider making a secure online donation and select “Second Home.” For more information about the event, call (503) 261-4583. To learn more about us, go to emo-secondhome.org. Please RSVP no later than Nov. 7 to ajenkins@emoregon.org.

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Affordable Housing Faith Forum & Resource Fair

November 15, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Grace Memorial Episcopal Church, 1535 NE 17th Avenue
Portland, OR 97232 United States
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Join us for a free Faith Forum and Resource Fair on Affordable Housing, cosponsored by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) and the City of Portland. We extend an invitation to all faith-based organizations in the City of Portland with interest in developing affordable housing on their property. The evening will include a panel discussion and a Q & A session with various experts in affordable housing—lenders, developers and city officials. A resource fair will follow the panel discussion and will…

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December 2018

World AIDS Day Fundraiser Luncheon

December 5, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Concordia University, 2811 NE Holman St.
Portland, OR 97211
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Please join Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon's HIV Services for our annual World AIDS Day Fundraiser Luncheon. This is an opportunity for us to honor and celebrate those in our community who live with HIV/AIDS, and those who support the work we do at our HIV Day Center and Daily Bread Express. Many of the HIV Day Center's most compelling and meaningful moments happen over a shared meal--and so we invite you to join us for a meal, sponsored by and…

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March 2019

2019 Interfaith Advocacy Day

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
St. Mark Lutheran Church, 790 Marion St. NE
Salem, OR 97301 United States
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There is strength in knowledge and strength in numbers! Join with others of diverse faiths from around the state for “Raising Diverse Voices of Faith to Strengthen Oregon Communities.” We make it easy for you! Attend issue briefings and workshops on advocating for compassionate legislation on climate, criminal justice, health care, housing, hunger and immigration. Then join in a march to the State Capitol, where we will make our faith voice heard in meetings with our state legislators. We provide…

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Hearing the Cries 2019

March 22 @ 6:00 pm - March 23 @ 4:30 pm
First United Methodist Church of Eugene, 1376 Olive St.
Eugene, OR 97401 United States
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Hearing the Cries for Justice is a regional summit to equip people of faith and goodwill to support their neighbors impacted by the legal system. This one-and-a-half day event will bring together “experts” in the field—including those with lived experience, alongside professionals—to share opportunities for people of faith to help change hearts, minds and society itself. Over a series of summits held in different corners of the state—starting in Eugene—we will connect people locally to build up the movement for…

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April 2019

EMO’s Annual Benefit Dinner & Awards Celebration

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Benson Hotel, 309 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s Benefit Dinner & Awards Celebration is the single most important annual fundraiser for our vital ministries to the poor, the vulnerable, the hungry and the sick throughout the state of Oregon. Funds contributed by sponsors and guests enable us to serve those in need and to advocate on their behalf at the Oregon Legislature for a just, equitable and sustainable society. We will also honor extraordinary individuals and organizations whose courage, moral vision and commitment to…

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Dining Out For Life Portland

April 25

When you dine at a participating restaurant on Thursday, April 25, between 20 to 35 percent of your bill goes directly to EMO’s HIV Day Center & OHSU’s Partnership Project. Both organizations work closely together to provide vital programs & services to individuals living with HIV in the Portland metro area. EMO’s HIV Day Center, celebrating its 27th anniversary this year, is the oldest multi-service drop in center for low income individuals infected and affected by HIV in the United…

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Portland CROP Hunger Walk

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
First Christian Church, 1314 SW Park Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97201 United States
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CROP Hunger Walks are community-wide events sponsored by Church World Service and organized by religious groups, businesses, schools and others to raise funds to end hunger in the U.S. and around the world. The Portland CROP Walk benefits EMO's Northeast Emergency Food Program and Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon, with 25 percent of the proceeds shared by the two programs, and 75 percent of the proceeds are used by Church World Service to fight hunger across the United States.…

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May 2019

“The Future of Our Oceans” with Dr. Sylvia Earle, 2019 Visiting SAGE Event

May 19 @ 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Portland State University Viking Pavilion, 930 SW Hall St,
Portland, Oregon 97201 United States
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Global oceans champion Dr. Sylvia Earle will speak about the future of our oceans as the 2019 Visiting SAGE. Popularly called "Her Deepness" by the New Yorker and the New York Times, she is an inspiration to millions as a hero for the planet. Dr. Earle will speak about the world’s oceans as the source of all life, why they’re in peril from pollution, over-use and climate change, and how we can be a part of an all-out effort to…

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June 2019

Our Children’s Trust: Rally to Support Climate Justice

June 4 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Directors Park, 815 SW Park Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Please note that due to a time change of the hearing, the Interfaith Service preceding the rally has been cancelled and the Rally will now start at 1:30 p.m. Join us for a rally for Juliana v. United States Youth Plaintiffs! The youth are suing the federal government, seeking justice through court-ordered actions to mitigate the climate crisis and to prevent climate catastrophe. The Ninth Circuit Court will be hearing their case on June 4. Our Children’s Trust is expecting…

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