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Revenue Contributions Foundations Partnership Campaign Animation Celebration Faith Contributions Program Fundraising United Way Senior Programs Community Services Early/Oregon Prekindergarten USDA Youth & Family Services SUN Program Parenting Program Contracted Family Services Senior Center Development Senior Center Senior Transportation Other Sources Professional In-Kind Support Total Support & Revenues $ 160,095 92,849 77,716 71,045 10,410 26,882 286,227 214,506 536,647 1,249,583 277,608 30,903 247,948 101,995 21,941 15,429 32,868 53,765 33,411 8,336 $ 3,550,164

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2006 Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor: Lead Sponsor: Supporting Sponsors: Wells Fargo Cascade Benefits Group Bullivant Houser Bailey, Miller Nash LLP, Rivermark Community Credit Union and Art Institute of Portland

For 101 years, Neighborhood House has been Opening Doors of Opportunity for children, families and seniors in need in our community. Opening doors of opportunity is at the heart of Neighborhood House whether we are helping kids succeed in school, working to reduce hunger and homelessness or supporting seniors to continue living on their own. This year, Neighborhood House has availed itself of some remarkable opportunities. Our programs for young children, in particular, have grown by leaps and bounds. In July 2005, we became the managing organization for the highly-esteemed Child Care Improvement Project (CCIP). CCIP works to improve the quality of child care by offering providers the training and resources they need to create an educationally-enriching environment within their in-home child care businesses. Neighborhood House's Early Oregon Head Start Program (serving children birth to 3) expanded to include 35 more children with support from a new grant from the Portland Children's Investment Fund, and our Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten added a new class of 18 children at the Markham Elementary site. Neighborhood House has also begun reaching out beyond our traditional Southwest Portland to assist low-income children and families on Portland's east side. Our Parenting Program, drawing on the staff's outstanding expertise in working with recent immigrant and other diverse populations, has taken its Ready for School program across the Willamette to three North Portland schools. Through the Child Care Improvement Project, we are helping more than 800 children across Multnomah County to be better prepared to learn when they enter the classroom. We have all heard about the effectiveness of high-quality early-intervention programs. Neighborhood House is proud to be a leader in early childhood programming. We see investing in young children as a unique opportunity to build self-sufficiency and help children develop to their fullest potential. Neighborhood House opens doors of opportunity for other community members, as well.... For volunteers who want to share their time and talents to help neighbors build better lives. And donors who want to invest in their community knowing that their dollars are going to support programs that are needed and effective. Neighborhood House offers all of us a unique opportunity to know who our neighbors are and feel a deeper connection to them. Please take this opportunity to meet some of the neighbors that have been helped in the last year and learn about the range of programs Neighborhood House offers described in this annual report. Then don't forget to share this report with a friend or community member -- open a door and invite them to learn about Neighborhood House. Yours,

Table Sponsors:

ACME Construction Suppl · Bliss Sequoia Insurance & Risk Advisors Hillsdale Farmer's Market · In Both Ears · OECO, L.L.C. · Paulson Investment Company Portland Community College ­ Sylvania Campus · Portland General Electric UBS Financial Services · U.S. Trust · Ted and Katrina Wheeler

Expenses Salaries $ 1,860,754 Benefits 264,974 Payroll Taxes 189,719 Professional Fees 161,381 Program Subcontract Fees 275,318 Supplies 84,009 Telephone 32,699 Postage 8,458 Insurance 36,271 Occupancy 217,549 Maintenance/Small Equipment 40,178 Printing 18,133 Transportation/Local Travel 40,225 Conferences/Training 43,392 Transitional Housing 77,384 Specific Assistance 39,510 Organizational Dues 3,396 Miscellaneous 29,371 Depreciation 53,249 Total Expenses $ 3,475,970

Expenses by Program

Current Cash Balances

05/06 04/05 03/04 02/03 01/02 00/01 99/00 98/99 97/98 96/97 95/96 $148,822 $108,744 $61,105 $40,716 $197,801 $302,585 $338,025 $322,945 $249,389 $338,235 $293,706

Total Operating Support & Revenue

05/06 04/05 03/04 02/03 01/02 00/01 99/00 98/99 97/98 96/97 95/96 $3,550,154 $2,929,081 $2,577,646 $3,165,099 $2,862,420 $2,625,287 $2,312,225 $2,187,881 $1,974,491 $1,906,265 $1,690,873

Other Business & Community Partners Alpenrose Dairy American Family Insurance Baker & Spice Bank of the West Fred Meyer Fulton Garden Gabriel Park Community Garden Grauer Back to School Project Hillsdale Farmer's Market Lamb's Thriftway Legacy Health System Multnomah Village Business Association New Seasons Market Nike OnPoint Community Credit Union Oregon Episcopal School Oregon Food Bank Orowheat Parker Realty Providence Health System Safeco Insurance Safeway, Inc. The Standard Starbuck's Coffee SW Community Health Center SW Neighborhoods, Inc. Trader Joe's Umpqua Bank Vermont Hills Community Garden Wieden + Kennedy Wild Oats Market

Faith-Community Partners Capitol Hill United Methodist Church Congregation Nevah Shalom Hillsdale Community Church, UCC Lake Oswego United Methodist Church Mt. Carmel Lutheran Church Multnomah Presbyterian Church New Thought Ministries of Oregon Portland Christian Center St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church St. Barnabas Episcopal Church St. Clare Catholic Church St. John Fisher Catholic Church St. Luke Lutheran Church St. Mark Presbyterian Church St. Thomas More Catholic Church Trinity Presbyterian Church Vermont Hills United Methodist Church West Hills Christian Church West Hills Covenant Church West Hills Friends Church West Portland United Methodist Church

If your business or community organization would like to support one of Neighborhood House's programs or special events, please contact Development Director Mari Yerger at 503-246-1663 x119, or [email protected]

Ted Coonfield, Board President

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President: Vice President: Treasurer: Secretary: Ted Coonfield Pam Field David Gutzler Carol Reed

DIRECTORS

John Calhoun Rebecca DeCesaro Mary Ann Frantz Nancy Edmiston Doug Gaslin Bob Johnson, Past-President Joel Kaplan Sal Khan Miles Price Laurie Ross James Scherzinger Mary Wawrukiewicz

DIRECTORS EMERITI

Pat Collier Don DeFrancq Karla Green Phil Hamilton Alice Jacobsen Marie Napolitano

7780 SW Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219 TEL: 503/246-1663

A Non-Profit Human Services Organization

FY 2005-2006 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Turning Point 6552 SW 19th Avenue (503) 452-2944 Fax (503) 452-2961

Aging Services/Senior Center 7688 SW Capitol Highway (503) 244-5204 Fax (503) 245-8101

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BOARD ADVISORS

Pamela Jones David Sarasohn Duncan Wyse

Graphic Design by Harriman Creative, Inc. www.harrimancreative.com

Beth Blenz-Clucas Brian Harriman

SUN School at Markham Elementary, Rober Gray Middle School & Jackson Middle School (503) 244-2292 Fax (503) 245-8101

BOARD COMMITTEE MEMBERS

ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Aging Services District Committee Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten Policy Council

2005-2006 STAFF

Executive Director: Associate Director: Business Manager: Development Director: Information Systems Manager: Executive Assistant: Richard J. Nitti Peggy Norman Scott Flor Mari Yerger Jeff Renz Nancy Adams

Administrative Offices/Volunteer Services/Community Services Center 7780 SW Capitol Highway (503) 246-1663 Fax (503) 245-2819

Child Care Improvement Project 7780 SW Capitol Highway (503) 524-3245 Fax (503) 245-2819

Programs & Locations

Aging Services and Community Services: Angela Deparini Youth and Family Services: Frances Hall Parenting Program: Meera Batra Child Care Improvement Project: Marilyn States Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten Program: Eileene Zimmer Early Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten Program: Roger A. Hill

Youth & Family Services 7688 SW Capitol Highway (503) 244-2292 Fax (503) 245-8101

PROGRAM MANAGERS

Fatuma Ahmed Corina Alexander Stephen Allen Munira Amme Christina Anderson Yelena Avakyan Susan Bartholomew Jill Bowdon Kathy Bruhn Virginia Carpenter Kim Christiansen M. Susan Davey Hindia Dawid Christine Ellick Barbara Fletcher Stephen Friedman Adrienne Gallardo Karima Garane Angelica Gonzalez Jessica Goodrich Jen Gould Diana Granados Ila Suzanne Gray Carrie Green John Grueschow Andrea Hanson Amber Hayes Melissa Hendricks Julia Hernandez Jennifer Hughes David Hurt Sean Johnson Oroba Khan Peris Kibera Troy Kindy Janet Kruse Allysa Larson Thompson Natalie Loomis Mary Lopez Jennifer Maciejewski Mary Manley Andy Matinog Sharon McCartney Jeanne McNassar Eliseo Meza Dara Michelini Nadene Miller Madina Mohamed Gretchen Mucken Julie Nehl Amie Oliver Erica Orendain de Cruz Jean O'Shea Teresa Ponce Janet Range Jimmy Rattanasouk Diane Reid Ryan Richmond Toni Rodgers Anne Rothert Magdalena Ruiz Kathleen Sahli Sandra Santos Kaylie Shores Janet Snedecor Sue Stauber Loubna Taha Leslie Weaver Linda White Wintry Whitt Smith Kristie Young

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Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten Program Rose School 3445 SW Moss Street (503) 246-1663 Fax (503) 245-2819

Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten Program Markham Children's Center 10531 SW Capitol Highway, Room 138 (503) 293-2414 Fax (503) 245-2819

Early Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten Program 11135 SW Capitol Highway (503) 244-0754 Fax (503) 768-4463

Parenting Program 10531 SW Capitol Highway Room 226 (971) 244-0148 Fax (971) 244-0149

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The Neighborhood House Youth & Family Services Program serves children ages six to

eighteen and their families. The program offers educational support, after and in-school programs, case management, and family involvement services at sites across Southwest Portland. Services provided:

SUN Community School programs at Robert Gray and Jackson Middle Schools and Markham Elementary School that provide a diverse selection of classes to extend the school day, homework clubs, and other academic and social support services to students throughout the school year and summer Three mentoring programs ­ Westside Connections, Lunch Buddies, and Web Mentors ­ that involve over 175 youth and community members a year A career exploration and enrichment program that targets middle school-aged youth from immigrant and Spanish-speaking families to increase awareness of career opportunities and reinforce the importance of education in long-term career success Academic and social support for at-risk teens Latino youth and family advocacy, cultural enrichment, and translation services for Spanish-speaking families Information and referral to social services for youth and their families Free summer lunch and activities program Distribution of school supplies in partnership with the Grauer Back-to-School Project

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provides culturally and developmentally appropriate services for families with children ages 0-8. The programs help parents enhance their parenting skills to better support their children's healthy development and education. Services provided:

Research-based information and guidance in being their children's successful first teachers Support between home and school environments with particular emphasis on kindergarten transitions Opportunities for families to create and participate in positive life experiences that build connections to their neighborhoods and schools Acknowledging and supporting parents in their own belief/value systems and building on family/child strengths Education and technical support to culturally-specific and other child care providers to improve the quality of child care in an effort to meet state licensing requirements

The Community Services Program

provides emergency services related to food, housing and other basic needs to low-income and homeless families. The services work to keep families in crisis safe and stable while they work to rebuild their lives. Services provided:

Emergency food assistance Rental assistance Transitional housing for homeless families Information and referral Turning Point, Neighborhood House's housing program for homeless families, operates a 24-unit apartment complex in Southwest Portland. Program services include case management, financial planning, life skills classes and recreational therapy. Residents also receive parenting support, domestic violence counseling, mental health counseling, and job training. Families stay an average of one year, working to resolve the issues that caused their homelessness, decrease or eliminate their previous housing debt, establish savings, and return to permanent housing of their own.

Program highlights:

Youth in the Career Exploration Program at Robert Gray and Jackson Middle Schools heard presentations from the FBI, Nike, and the Hillsdale Farmers Market. A cartooning class from Jackson SUN Community School, in partnership with the Art Institute of Portland, created an animated short film that was presented at Neighborhood House's annual auction to approximately 300 event attendees. In partnership with the Grauer Back-to-School Project new school supplies, clothes and backpacks were distributed to over 650 children from Southwest Portland. The Youth & Family Services program served 1,500 students in SUN Community School extended-day activities and events, youth support, mentoring, and Latino outreach programs. A total of 5,500 students, families and community members were served through our range of services.

Program highlights:

The kindergarten transition project added two new schools in North Portland. In partnership with Cascadia Parent Child Development Services, the program will serve an additional 60 children and provide developmentally appropriate workshops to enhance kindergarten readiness and link families to area elementary schools. Parenting Program staff members speaking 13 languages, served 238 families from 21 ethnicities. One hundred percent of the children in the program received routine health care and immunizations, and 93% of families were linked to additional community resources. After six months, 88% of participating parents reported an increase in their knowledge of child development.

Program highlights:

The Child Care Improvement Project (CCIP) is a system of community-based

networks of family child care providers joined together to build and sustain economic success, promote high quality child care, and partner with parents to support children in achieving their full potential. Services provided:

Professional development opportunities and activities Early childhood and small business education and consultation Peer support and networking Parent involvement activities Individual home visits to support ongoing quality improvement

The Neighborhood House Oregon Head Start Prekindergarten and Early OPK Programs provide comprehensive early childhood development and family

support services to promote school readiness in children ages 0-5. At least 90% of the families have incomes at or below the Federal poverty line; 10% of enrollment is made available for children with disabilities. Services provided:

Developmental preschool education for 3-5 year-olds, combining classroom sessions and home visits, at two locations in Southwest and one in Northwest Portland Home-based services for infants, toddlers, and preschool-aged children providing weekly home visits plus parent/child socialization sessions Services in family childcare homes for infants and toddlers through weekly home visits with the parents or the family childcare provider Screenings and professional referrals for health, nutrition, development and mental health Parent education/involvement; referrals to community services in support of family goals

Last year, 31 families moved out of Turning Point. Of those, 74% moved into permanent housing. Of the residents who left the program one year ago, 90% were still living in permanent housing. Turning Point worked to establish a new partnership with Rieke Elementary School to help ensure that children from Turning Point families receive the academic and other support they need to succeed in school. The Emergency Food Box Program distributed a total of 3,195 emergency food boxes and 501 personal hygiene packets in the last year. The program provided assistance to an average of 767 people each month. The total number of individuals served was 9,198. The Community Services Program began offering clients assistance with housing and employment searches. A computer was made available to clients for researching stable, affordable housing options and also to access information on job opportunities. Help was available from the short-term intervention specialist for resume writing and filling out employment applications.

CCIP providers offer "family style" child care in their own homes, and are an alternative to center-based child care. Children receive home-cooked meals, plenty of personal attention and age-appropriate activities geared toward learning. Some providers also offer culturally-specific child care. Parents can find child care near their homes or place of work through the program's referral service. Families of the children served benefit by having access to a consistent source of quality affordable child care, which low to moderate income parents need to maintain stable employment. CCIP supports more than 100 home child care providers caring for approximately 800 children across the county.

Program highlights:

CCIP was awarded a $40,000 per year three-year grant from Social Venture Partners Portland to expand services for Vietnamese family child care providers and providers in Clackamas County. This support allows CCIP to expand from nine networks to ten. CCIP coordinated a citywide celebration of Child Care Provider Appreciation Day on May 12. Posters, bookmarks, TriMet bus ads, free radio promotion and free advertising space in Metro Parent and Portland Family Magazine were included as part of the awareness campaign. CCIP providers were entertained and presented with thank you gifts at a morning tea on their special day.

Program updates and highlights:

OPK added 11 children with funds from the Oregon Department of Education. An afternoon class was added at the Markham Elementary School site. Additional support from the Portland Children's Investment Fund enabled Early OPK to enroll 35 more children. Twenty-five of these participated in an innovative new collaboration with Neighborhood House's Parenting Program and Child Care Improvement Project to provide Head Start services to families utilizing family childcare. The OPK and Early OPK programs served a highly diverse population of 200 children and families, of which 64% were minorities: Hispanic (38%), Middle Eastern (16%) and African (10%). Of 32 staff, 17 were bilingual; of those 11 were bicultural. Over 95% of our OPK graduates were assessed ready to learn according to Oregon Department of Education criteria. As a result of participating in OPK, more children have health insurance, the number of children with ongoing medical care almost doubled, and all children needing dental treatment received services. For Early OPK, the children were on track developmentally for gross motor skills (100%), fine motor skills (94%), cognitive skills (94%), and social-emotional skills (87%). In addition, 100% of the children received health screenings, and all of those who needed follow-up services received them.

From Babysitter to Businesswoman

With two young children and limited English, Maria's options for making money were limited. She turned to in-home child care, but lacked the business skills necessary to make the most of her new venture. Maria found the support and education she needed to make a success of her business through the Child Care Improvement Project, which allows her to meet with other Latina women to talk about practical business issues as well as what to do with kids on a rainy day. Maria has been so successful she's moved from renting an apartment to owning a home of her own.

"His Speech is so Good I Can't Get Him to Stop Talking!"

Manny came to Neighborhood House's Oregon Head Start Pre-kindergarten (OPK) Program with a host of emotional challenges and a speech impairment that hindered his ability to learn and play with others. In just a few short months, Manny's progress was nothing short of miraculous. OPK teachers planned activities for his social and emotional growth by involving his family, a speech therapist and mental health professionals to help model appropriate social interactions and encourage communication. As a result, Manny has blossomed into a bright child with appropriate social skills. "Now his speech is so good I can't get him to stop talking!" his mother noted.

Neighborhood House is grateful to all the individuals, families, corporations, businesses and foundations that support our mission. We wish we had the space to list them all.

Neighborhood Circle of Giving $5,000 + Anonymous Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Audrey Bourgeois Estate Hanna Andersson Children's Foundation Bill Healy Foundation Hoover Family Foundation St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church St. Luke Lutheran Church Herbert A. Templeton Foundation United Way of the Columbia-Willamette Wells Fargo Ted & Katrina Wheeler Isom & Rose White Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation Wieden + Kennedy Homer Williams Richard Clucas & Elizabeth Blenz-Clucas James & Sharon Cohen Costco Wholesale, Inc. Rose Mary Cramer Susan D'Alessandro Denise Dale John Danielson Rebecca DeCesaro Patricia DeYoung Jeanne & Lauren Donaldson Henry & Priscilla Downing David Eddy Nancy Edmiston Elizabeth Jewelry Theresa Enroth Robert & Shelley Everhart Carl & Sheila Fink Nick Fish & Patricia Schechter Mark & Julia Fitzgerald Rebecca Fleischman Robert & Deborah Fouse Patricia Frey Dorothy Gage Richard Garfinkle & Karla Green Marie Germuska Bruce Gibbins & Cathryn Vogeley Daniel & Linda Gipe Girl Scout Troop 2072 Girl Scout Troop 2228 Al Glowasky Julia Goelz Helen Goldhammer Robbie & Brooke Gondara Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Norm Grant & Jan Vaillancourt Robert Gray Middle School PTA Jeffrey & Sandra Grubb Doris Gunn Darrel & Rachael Gutzler Ron & Julie Haas Philip & Rose Marie Hamilton Margie Hanley Ingrid Hansen Wayne & Pam Harrel Chris & Kathy Harris Richard & Kathleen Harrison Tom & Nancy Heckler Barry Hendrix P.S. Herbert Paul Hill Hillsdale Community Church Jack Hollis & Dorothy Gilliland Robert & Jill Hrdlicka Arnold & Marguerite Idzerda Alice Jacobson & AJ Arriola Todd & Linda Jessell Rees & Maryanne Johnson Pamela R. Jones Elizabeth Joyce Ray & Nansie Jubitz Bud & Rose Kass Fred & Jerri Kawabata Salauddin Khan & Liz Mason-Khan Dian Kinzey-Morby & Jack Morby Anton Kirchhof & Barbara Mank Yoichi Kitayama Judy Kloos Arthur H. Klug Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation Jim & Morley Knoll Richard Kramer Wally & Cathy Krieger Erik Kvarsten & Catherine Shaw Benjamin & Bonnie LaFord Steve & Janet Landsberg Robert Lawrence & Elizabeth Engberg Ron Leere Legacy Health System James & Joan Leigh Shirley Lenetsky Richard & Margaret Leonard Esther Leslie Susan Lind Barbara Locke Susan Long Eleanor Marquand Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. Mass Mutual Financial Group Robert & Ester McGinnis Mary McGlone & Ian Underwood Tim & Teresa McGuire Jack & Barbara McMaken Kristen Meneghello John Meyers & Kay Johnston Meyers Mia Sonatina Cellars Mary Kay Michelini Corky Miller & Kristen Fidler Linda Miller Mike & Linda Miller Randolph & Janet Miller Tom Moisan Eamon Molloy & Ellen Singer Brooke Morris Ray Mosser Mt. Tabor Middle School PTA Scott & Diane Mulligan Multnomah Tree Experts Ltd. Multnomah Village Business Association Chelsea Munger Deborah Murdock Joan Musch Mark & Catherine Myers Millicent Naito Marie Napolitano Neighborhood Schools Alliance Philip Nelson Nike Employee Matching Gifts Program David & Tricia Noble Mike & Terri Nopp Peggy Norman James & Sharon Norton Robert & Virginia Norton Oregon Bridge Delivery Partners Parker Realty, Inc. Gary Parr Pat `n Pat Brothers Auctioneers Michael Patterson & Kathleen Madden Duane & Corrine Paulson David & Frances Pelinka Janice Peterson Richard & Carolyn Peterson PGE Employee Giving Campaign Marilyn Phelan John & Ardith Pierce Jim Keiter & Sandy Poole Keiter Portland Association of Teachers Portland Business Alliance Portland Christian Center Portland Schools Foundation David & Diana Post Bruce Powell & Mary Hill Providence Health System Public Affairs Counsel John & Deborah Purcell Sunny Radcliffe Merlin & Mary Ragsdill May Rawlinson James & Carol Reed Maxine Reinschmidt Sharon Richardson Melvin & Margery Rieff Mike Roach & Kim Osgood Ken & Jane Robertson Paul & Rose Marie Robeznieks Rose City Model T Club Ken & Laurie Ross Charles & Barbara Rosson Stewart Rounds & Bernadine Bonn Frank & Susan Rudloff Safeco Insurance Companies Sallie Mae Fund Dan Saltzman Scott & Joan Sandberg Ron & Lynne Saxton Mark & Susan Scherzinger Jacob & Sheila Schmidt Steve & Karen Schoenfeld L.H. Scott Laura Scott Elinor Shank Mark & Gail Sherman Rick Seifert & Diane Moskowitz Lon & Dorothy Shoemaker Michael Siegel & Kristina Alman Kurt Simonds & Genevieve Brassard Ruth Simpson Jesse Smith & Maryann Yelnosky-Smith Lee & Ruth Smith Jim & Barbara Snow Margaret Spillenkothen Vic Spitzer & Ann Scherzinger St. Clare Preschool & Daycare St. John Fisher Catholic Church St. Mark Presbyterian Church Standard Insurance Brent Stewart Chuck & Gini Stilson Jennifer Stone Carol Studenmund Kim Supple Don W. Swearingen Shoaib Tareen & Cathy Filgas Jeffrey Tashman & Nina Johnson Ann Thompson Richard Thompson Peter & Suzanne Thompson Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, SW Portland Chapter Christina Tidwell Jeff & Alyssa Tormala Trinity Presbyterian Church Mark & Catherine Turner Richard & Barbara VanAmerongen William & Marjorie Varitz Hyun-Ju Vega Anton Vetterlein & Pamela Birkel Vicki Vohs Carolyn Voit Illa Walters Deborah Ward Patrick Ward & Ellen Fineman Richard & Linda Ward Scott Weaver & Curvin Carbaugh Edwin & Grace Weinstein Bill Weismann Sally Wells West Hills Christian Church West Hills Covenant Church West Hills Friends Church Joe & Carrie West Gary & Gina Whitehill-Baziuk Roger Wicklund Brian & Tami Wilcox Michaelene Wilcox Jerry & Lucille Wilkins Brian Wilson Daryl Wilson Rick Wise & Amy Houchen Women in Need of Growing & Serving (West Portland United Methodist Church) Paul & Christene Woodland Robert Woods Mark & Leslie Workman Duncan & Aileen Wyse Zidell Charitable Foundation Aviva Zigman Partner (includes in-kind donors) Nancy Adams Leslie & Dennis Ades Irv Adler Bertie Albert Merle Alexander Jeff Allen & Martha Bennett Lela Allen Judy Alley Eugenia Andersen Karen & William Anderson Rickland & Elizabeth Asai Assoc. of Eng. Emp. of Oregon Joseph Auth Gaile & Don Baack Baker & Spice Greg & Barbara Baker Alicia Baldrica & Kenneth Franklin Stacey Balenger Marguerite & Mark Ballard Burel & Shirley Bankston Linda Barkus Donna & Don Barrigan David Barringer Meera & Rajiv Batra Henry & Stephen Bauer Bruce & Phyllis Baumgardner Bernhard & Ann Baumgardt Ruth Beam Joseph Beattie Mark Beaudoin Steven Bender Nancy Bennani Hilda Bergstrom Susan Berkman Deb Berns & Doug Janousek Virginia Bertram Edward & Connie Bettencourt David & Phyllis Biehn Edna Billings Harold Bischman Norman & Elinor Bjorklund Sylvia Bogert Charles & Mary Bolton Diane Brawn Beamie Brening Jocelyn Brewer Glyn & Sharon Brice Glenn & Karen Bridger Paul & Suzanne Brockmeier Alan & Cloris Brown Charlie & Edda Brown Neil & Mary Bryant Jo Ann Burch Jeff & Laura Burda Debbie Burgess Sarah Byars Michal & Myrtle Calkins Dorothy Cameron Tom & Patty Campbell-Schmitt Sara Cardwell Virginia & Patrick Carey James & Marcella Carleton Barbara Carlin Gary & Shirley Carlson Thomas Carr Leonor Carrasco Thomas & Susan Carter Lisabeth Carter-Widyaratne Alexis Casey Cheryl Cathey & Joe Ceniceros Carol Cavallaro & John Stevens Marjorie Cereghino Chalkboard Project Elizabeth Champion Lloyd Chapman & Susan Graves Russell Charlene Ronald & Sharon Chastain Tom Chiles Jack & Mimi Chitty Sue Ellen Christensen Marguerite Cianchetta Rhoda Clapperton Janet Clark Marilyn Clark Robert & Aloha Clark John Clelen & Terry Clelen Kingsley Click & Paul Connolly Evelyn & Robert Clink Leigh Coffey William Collins & Margaret Hart Patricia Conroy Gregg & Marcia Coodley Hugh Coonfield Elisabeth Cooper Robert Cooper Joseph & Susan Core Raymond & Alice Corwin Dorothy Crain & Terri Bennett William & Barbara Crothers Verna Dalrymple Roger & Donna Davidson John De Luca Shirley DeFord Larry Dewey & Anne Dewey William Diebold & Deborah Freedberg Bonnie & Dan Diessner Shannon & Alberto Diez Suzanne Dillard & Dan Burke Kimberly Dinwiddie George Doolittle Gary & Chris Douglas Patricia & Gary Downing Kelly & Susan Doyle Carole Driscoll Maria Dunlop Mark Duntley & Melinda Smith Frederick & Becky Eberle Charles & Leslie Elder Patricia Ellis Elizabeth Elmer Matthew & Elana Emlen Hope Erickson Mario Espinoza Angelina & Anne-Marie Fagnan Bill Farver Chad & Jennifer Fast Dorothy Fay Richard & Alice Fay Richard & Anne Feeney Louise Feldman Glen Fielding Ann Fish Wesley & Ruth Fitzpatrick Marjorie Flaman Harold & Lily Floom Sally & Victor Follen Orcilia Forbes David Forsyth Robert & Connie Fox William & Jo-Netta Fox Ed & JenNee Freeman Lisa & Anne Frenz Elaine Friedman Mark & Margaret Frieze Amanda & Steven Fritz Christine & Steve Gann Barbara Gazeley Pamara Gee Phyllis Gerstenfeld Marvel Gillespie Susan Gillette Girl Scout Troup 1-14 Raymond & Elizabeth Gleason Glencoe PTA Patricia Glidden Edna Gluth Anita Gold Rosalie Goodman Lottie & Helen Goodwin Beth Gram Jason Grassman Ila Suzanne Gray Sylvia Gray R.L. & G.M. Green Kira Grinberg Jennifer Grogan Emily Groth Jeanne Gunter Jan & Yvonne Hajda Paul Hanau & Valerie Underwood Arlene Hancock Devorah Hannah Kristi Hansen & Jeff Murray Regina Harrel Brian Harriman Steve & Pat Harry Larry Hatfield Miriam Hecht & Ivan Zackheim Marsha Heims Peter & Kathy Heirendt Evelyn Heller Virginia Hendrickson Ruth Henning & Joan Athay Ken & Jane Hergenhan Josephine Herman Barbara Herrin Jill Hertel Carrie Hess Dolores Hetterscheid Emily Hickman High Desert ESD Myra Himmelfarb Celia Hirsch Kathleen Hobbs Holland Family Foundation Viola Hoppe Calvin & Sally Horn Margaret & Lois Huffman Connie Humphries Sandy & Geoff Hunnicutt Susan Hunter Dan & Joann Hybel Arthur & Ursula Irwin Pamela & Jeff Israel Bill Jabonski Loretta Jacobson Thomas Jenike & Elizabeth Cruickshank Evelyn Jewell Richard Jigarjian Jeffrey & Martha Johansen John Hudson Properties Vera Johnson William & Marcia Johnson Eileen & Jack Jones Victoria & John Junkin Gretchen Kafoury Joanne Kahn Sonya Kazen & Clark Salisbury Cynthia Kenyon Gerald Kibe & Rebecca LaPlante Muriel Kiefer Lee & Priscilla Kilbourn Patricia King Evelyn & Samuel Sanchez Bill Kinsey & Arlena Barnes Bonnie Klein & Michael Watt Dean & Carrol Klett Bill & Jeanette Kloos Patsy Kneass Charlotte Knox Jane Kochenderfer Brenda Koehler Charles & Marilyn Kokes Bill Kramer & Melissa Cadwallader Sarah Kramer & Dan Mogck Edward Krieger Rebecca Kroninger Rachella Kryszek Louis & Stella La Grand Margaret Labby Olivia Lamb & Joseph Carmody Janet Lang Carol Larsen Dennis & Shirley Lavery Bill Lawrence Kaye Lawson & Justin Wright Yves Edmond Le Meitour Donna & Robert Lee Frances Lee Penelope Lee Mike & Darlene Leonard-Maguire Sarah Lewins Eddie & Livia Lim Kathryn Lincoln Loleta Linenko Llewellyn Elementary School Patricia Lotz Fran & Jack Love Dr. Richard Lowensohn Beatrice Lubliner Suzan Luna Jaffe Scott Mainwaring & Nancy Ledbetter Suz Maller Sue Malter Dorma Mammano Elisabeth & Rik Mangarin Dorothy & Stacey Mark Carol Markewitz Molly Mathew Judy Mathias Eva & Clifford Matousek Grace Mayfield Tim McCabe Annette McClintock Mac & Sue McCorkle Nancy & John McCormick Patrick & Donna McCormick Linda McCrystal Sandra McDonough Robert & Glenda McKibbon Wilma McMillan Lynn McNamara & Phillip Fell Vivian McNamee Kathie & Michael McNett Dorothy Melvin Luis & Shirley Menchu David & Margaret Mesirow Bill & Nancy Meyer Ed & Sarah Mierjeski Julie & Steve Mikulic Madeline & Roger Miles C. Alex Miller Doris Miller Lynn Miller Nadene Miller Dick & Nancy Mitchell Kathleen Mitchell Jack & Dian Morby Patricia & Don Rader Jack & Frances Muldoon Kay & Kent Mulkins Mona Mullin John Munro & Kathy Keene Max & Mary Murray Mary Murty Ann Neuman Lucille Neusihin Bill Newman Ronald & Jacqueline Nitz E.C. 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Wilzon Wyman Winston Kathleen Wood Bunny Wright Tom & Marguerite Wright Adah York Barbara Young Stanley & Doreen Zemble Leslie & Kimberly Rae Zumwalt

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Neighborhood House's Aging Services Program promotes active and healthy lifestyles for seniors

and assists them to remain living independently in their homes for as long as possible. We offer services to enhance life socially, physically, and intellectually, with an emphasis on promoting choice and dignity for elders. Services provided:

Senior Center programs, which provide a comprehensive array of educational, recreational, volunteer, health promotion and social activities for active seniors Case management to assist eligible seniors with supportive services to maintain independent living and special services to support family members who care for seniors Information and assistance to help seniors, age 60+, and their families to access a broad array of resources and services Transportation program providing transportation to hundreds of seniors each year for medical appointments, shopping and recreational activities

Program highlights:

The Transportation Program has grown immensely over the past year. Through our partnership with Ride Connection, Cedar Sinai Park, Ruth Haefner Plaza and Clay Towers we have provided 7,539 rides to 378 individuals. An integral part of maintaining independent living, transportation was available for shopping, medical appointments, and recreation. Across all programs, the Senior Center provided services to 1,578 individuals. More than 100 volunteers put in 10,500 hours last year, coordinating such events as the rummage sale, harvest bazaar and plant sale, several casino nights and the year-round gift bar. An art show and sale for students who take classes at the Center was also held. Proceeds from these fundraisers help support the Center and make class offerings and services more affordable for all.

Leadership Circle $1,000 - $4,999 Acme Construction Supply Company Ralph Archenhold Autzen Foundation Bank of the West Bliss Sequoia Insurance Peter Borgwardt & Rose Florek Bullivant, Houser, Bailey PC Randall Cadonau Jean Calhoun John & Diane Calhoun Cascade Benefits Group, Inc. Joseph & Terra Cheek Pat & Anne Collier Ted Coonfield & Meg Nightingale Don & Carol DeFrancq Margaret Watt Edwards Foundation Pam Field Steve Feiner & Mari Yerger Scott Flor & Susan Bexton William & Colleen Gardner Doug & Rebecca Gaslin David Gutzler Jackson Foundation Ken Jacobsen David & Karen Johnson Robert Johnson & Bev Watkins Joel & Pat Kaplan Tom Kenny Malu, Ltd. Fred Miller & Karla Wenzel Miller Nash New Thought Ministries of Oregon Rick Nitti & Jan Jewett OECO, LLC Our Children's Store Paulson Investment Company, Inc. Michael & Dianna Ponder Portland Community College ­ Sylvania Campus Portland General Electric Portland Public Schools Rivermark Community Credit Union Jim Scherzinger & Claire Carder Dan & Jane Simchuk Southridge High School St. Barnabas Episcopal Church UBS Financial Services Umpqua Bank Tony & Mary Wawrukiewicz Christopher Wohlers & Joanne Trask Juan Young Trust M.B. & Edna Zale Foundation Century Circle $100 - $999 Todd & Ruth Adkins Salma & Masud Ahmad Shahriar Ahmed & Shamima Banu Stuart & Margaret Albright Helen Alexander John Allen Lucy Allen Alten Sakai & Company LLP Bonnie Anderson Linda Fuqua Anderson Mike & Claire Arthur Roderick & Amanda Ashley Carl & Barbara Bankes Brian & Karin Barber Susan Bartholomew Robert & Maryanne Bay Sara Behrman Daniel & Marilyn Bishop Clifton Black & Evan Elizabeth Stan & Dixie Bland Clarence Bobbe Theodore Bokemeier Randy Bonella Books Are Fun, Ltd. Anthony & Caroline Boutard Leanna Bradshaw & Patricia Watson John & Ardys Braidwood Bert & Dorothy Brehm Lucy Brehm Judson & Julia Brown Wallace & Mary Margaret Brown Darlene Brunson Scott & LaDonna Burgess Tom Butenhoff & Jennifer Donohue Caldera Clark & Marianne Campbell Carabella Vineyard David Carrier Christopher Cassard & Linda Crouse Roy & Sheryll Chambers Walter & Charleen Choruby Clay Tower Civic Club Keith & Betty Claycomb Michael & Gayle Clopton

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It's Amazing What a Simple Bus Ride Can Do

Eighty-year-old "Sarah" has limited vision ­ just crossing the street is scary. On a fixed income and in need of food assistance, Sarah found the help she needed through the Neighborhood House Senior Center bus shuttle. After several months of taking the shuttle to exercise classes and to receive food, Sarah was able to save enough money to afford her medication again. For Sarah, that simple bus ride has meant a world of difference.

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