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Phone: 503-220-0438
1432 SW 13th
Portland
Oregon 97201
USA
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Target demographics: homeless and low-income adults in the Portland, OR, metro area

Direct beneficiaries per year: 2400+

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Spend an evening playing a game of Scrabble, chess, or Apples to Apples with guests at our Hospitality Center.

Geographic areas served: Metropolitan Portland, OR

Programs: Weekend Hospitality Center
Mobile Hospitality Center
Street Hospitality Teams
Immersion Program
Birthday Nights
Comedy Movie Nights
Sunday worship services
Weekly Bible Studies
Monthly day-trips to parks, museums
Annual Spiritual Retreat
Annual Christmas Party
Annual Memorial Service

Mission:
Operation Nightwatch is an ecumenical night ministry providing hospitality to promote dignity and community among Portland's neediest.
Results:
This year, over 13,000 visits have been made by guests to our downtown or Mobile Hospitality Centers, where we have provided the warmth of human connection along with food, blankets, and warm clothing.

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10/27/13
I'm a fairly new volunteer with ONW at the downtown location. I was drawn to offer my time as a retired RN at the Sat foot clinic which was just a few hours a month but I wanted to give more time. I was able to offer my RN skills in the evenings as well since they lost their MA volunteer. Because I... more »
09/18/13
I AM A VOLUNTEER IN NORTH PORTLAND WORKING WITH NIGHTWATCH PORTLAND. NIGHTWATCH COMES TO OUR CHURCH WITH THEIR RV MOBILE UNIT AND WORKS WITH OUR COMMUNITY OF NEEDY AND HOMELESS. IT HAS BEEN VERY BENEFICIAL, TO NOT ONLY THOSE SERVED, BUT ALSO ALL VOLUNTEERS WORKING WITH THEM. I PERSONALLY HAVE ... more »
09/17/13
Nightwatch is a wonderful place not only for the guest, but also for the volunteer. It gives a space that allows for the breakdown of the barrier between homeless people and those more fortunate. It provided an opportunity for me to learn more about the realities of living on the street, and gave ... more »
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