COVID-19 Response


OFFERING VOLUNTEER AND DONATION SUPPORT

View a list of our nonprofit partners' volunteer and donation needs (updated regularly): 
https://www.handsonportland.org/covid-19communitysupport


OPT-IN TO BE A DISASTER VOLUNTEER

We recognize that many of you want to be of service to others, and we are working on developing new opportunities to support our community partners. To be notified when these projects are available on our site, please opt-in to the "Disaster Volunteers" list.

If you don't have a Hands On volunteer account, follow these steps for volunteer registration:
1. Visit this page to create a new volunteer profile: https://www.handsonportland.org/volunteer-sign-up.
2. Enter your information in all fields marked with a red asterisk (*).
3. Click the purple plus sign next to the "Demographic and Volunteer Options" box to expand this section.
4. Next to "Please check if you want to help in a disaster," select the circle marked "Yes."

If you already have a Hands On volunteer account, follow these steps to ensure you are marked as a Disaster volunteer:
1. Log in to your account by clicking the purple "LOG IN" button in the top right corner.
2. Under "MY ACCOUNT" located in the top bar (computer users) or lefthand menu bar (mobile users), select "OVERVIEW" and then "PERSONAL INFORMATION."
3. Update your personal info as needed, then scroll down and click the purple plus sign next to the "Demographic and Volunteer Options" box.
4. Next to "Please check if you want to help in a disaster," select the circle marked "Yes."

 

SEEKING COMMUNITY SUPPORT RESOURCES

If you are an individual or family seeking support, please visit this list of community resources created by our partners at NAYA: https://nayapdx.org/blog/2020/03/15/c19_communityresources/

To get connected with local health and social service organizations that can assist with basic needs programs such as food, shelter, health care and more, contact 211 Info at https://www.211info.org/ or by dialing "211."


The Hands On team will be working remotely indefintely, so please email handson@unitedway-pdx.org if you need to get in touch with us.

Take care of yourself and the folks around you. We look forward to seeing you at another project!