HPC Involvement in the Community:

 Last updated:13-Feb-2016


Avamere of Hillsboro:

Senior Health Care Services, Assisted & Independent Living. At Avamere, they strive to enhance the life of every person they serve.  

==Jeanie Morgan


Care Partners

 formerly Hospice and Palliative Care of Washington County helping terminally ill individuals and their loved ones.  Volunteers can help one-on-one or behind the scenes in many ways. 

== Jill Cessna


Evergreen Rehabilitation

 playing the piano.

==Jeanie Morgan


Family Promise of Washington County,

 formerly known as Family Bridge. With the help of dedicated volunteers, Family Promise enables communities to work together to address the needs of homeless families by providing shelter, meals and comprehensive services. Family Promise helps families achieve lasting self-sufficiency.  

==Greta Schindler, Lita Lenz


Food Bank

 A state-wide network of regional food banks (900+) to serve in the front lines of hunger relief. HPC provides food from donations, volunteers at the Beaverton warehouse and food from our HPC garden.

==Betty & Charles Grissett, Bonnie Jacquemin,Lita Lenz


Habitat for Humanity

 An ecumenical Christian housing ministry dedicated to eliminating substandard housing and homelessness worldwide.

==Jeanie Morgan


Happy Children Montessori

 playing the piano.

==Jeanie Morgan


Hillsboro Family Resource Center

 Services provided: Emergency Food Boxes, clothing closet, personal hygiene products, parenting classes, dental van, diapers and children’s clothing. Most HFRC services are provided free of charge.


Hillsboro Senior Center


==Jerry Lenz


Home Plate

 Supports the positive development of young people experiencing homelessness or housing instability through community building, education, access to services and resources, and youth empowerment. 

==Bonnie & Tom Jacquemin, Lita & Jerry Lenz, Jack & Sonya Baker


HPC Craft Fair

 Annual event – hand-made products only made by HPCers and outside vendors. Open to the public and held in the Fellowship Hall and Narthex.

==Sue Dever


Liberty High School Library Volunteer

 during the school year. Call Wendy Sagen-Moran at LHS: 503-844-1250 for more information. A volunteer background check will be required.

==Suzanne Bodner




Love INC

 mission is to mobilize the church to transform lives and communities in the name of Christ. They link church ministries and volunteers to people in need. They take requests for help and screen them to determine need and refer them to a local church ministry, church volunteer or community agency. Mentoring is provided on a long term basis. Practical needs are met through local churches who volunteer to house storage for furniture and other household goods. They provide a hand up not just a hand out.


Meals on Wheels

 drivers needed for taking nutritious lunches to homebound folks in Washington County.  Center located at All Saints Episcopal Church, 372 NE Lincoln Street, Hillsboro. Phone 503-648-2950.



Mercy Corps

 exists to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive and just communities.

==Lois Martz


Northwest Children’s Outreach

 An all volunteer, Christian-founded and led group dedicated to helping families by providing their most basic needs; clothing, infant care products, diapers, formula and many of the other necessities parents need for their children.

==Jill Appel, Jill Cessna


Operation Diaper Bag

 at Portland VA Hospital supplies layette items of all kinds for newborns to Lady Vets and Wives of Vets. HPC’s significant donations are hand-knit hats.

==Greta Schindler, Lois Martz


Prayer Shawl Ministry

 knit or crochet shawls for those in need at Evergreen Rehab and Tuality Hospital. The shawls are prayed for before, during and after they are complete. The smiles of the recipients speak more than words.

==Susan Mellema





Quiet Waters Outreach

Tuesday’s Treasures Dedicated to serving individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and caregivers by providing services to restore spiritual, physical, emotional and mental health.   

==Dee MacDonald, Jeanie Morgan, Dale & Sandy Fulk, Nona Scott, Bert Schroder, Daral & Virginia Pearson, Jill Cessna, Sue Scott, Greta Schindler, Marie Chambers, Nancy Johnson



 Shelter at Orenco Station provided homeless people a warm, dry and safe place during extreme weather conditions. Meals, showers, clothing and beds are provided for over 40 people per night.

==Betty & Charles Grissett, Lois Martz, Mario Perez-Tellez, Marie Chambers, Jack & Sonya Baker


Tuality Hospital Volunteers

 Tuality Local Coach - takes patients from their home to a medical appointment and returns them to their home. Gift Shop volunteer – this money provides scholarships and equipment for the hospital. Admitting Escort – directs patients to their appointment for day surgery, colonoscopy, therapy, respiratory treatments, or nuclear medicine. Surgical Information volunteer – helps the family and friends who are in the waiting room know how the patient is

==Jill Cessna, Pat Ehresmann, Dale & Sandy Fulk



Valley Catholic Elementary School

 help students learn how to read.

==Susie Carlstrand


Village of Hope

 reaches into the lives of children brutalized by war in northern Uganda.

==HPC Congregation writes letters