Bethesda Lutheran Communities


Do you enjoy giving hope, discovery and self-empowerment to people who truly need and appreciate it?
Bethesda Lutheran Communities is currently looking for Direct Support Professionals!!!
As a Direct Support Professional (DSP), you'll be responsible for training and assisting individuals served and supported in various aspects of activities of daily living, while ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and agency policies and procedures. This position is also responsible for the health, safety and emotional support of the individuals being served. This position actively supports people to choose and achieve the highest quality of life. Click here to apply: www.bethesdalutherancommunities.org

5k for Autism


Registration is open for the It's My Ability 5k race for Autism! This second annual race raises money for Autism, but also propels a important message to embrace your abilities - whatever they may be. Click the picture for more information!

Hoops on the River


Hoops on the River is back and better than ever! This year will mark the 8th year of this event, with a new location - Vancouver, WA. With mens/womens/kids/co-ed/wheelchair/special olympic divisions, there is something for everyone. Extra events like a 3-point shootout, slam dunk contest, celebrity game, heart checks, free youth clinics, Saturday night Sip & Stroll, and more will add to the fun! Hoops on the River will begin August 14th and go through the 17th. For more information and how to sign up click here!

Sleep Country Foster Kids School Supplies Drive


For nearly 20,000 foster kids living in the Northwest, changing homes often means getting behind in school. To help local foster kids get a good start, Sleep Country USA is collecting school supplies. But they need your help! Bring your gift of paper, pens, crayons, pencils, rulers, dictionaries and more to any Sleep Country location, or visit SleepCountryFosterKids.org to donate online. Sleep Country knows, not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child.

American Indian Day


On September 26th, the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board (NPAIHB) and other local Indian organizations will be hosting an “American Indian Day Celebration” at the Pioneer Courthouse Square in downtown Portland. The event will be a celebration of American Indian cultures and a way to raise awareness of the challenges facing American Indian people in the U.S. Click here to learn more.