I don’t normally send messages like this one, but these are unique and desperate times. We need you to help us respond to the impact of COVID 19 on our community. The impact of this pandemic is already hurting families and kids on the edge of homelessness by devastating their income as well as those experiencing homelessness. On behalf of our most […]
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Entries by Jessica Lightheart
Talkin’ Trash Program Honored with Innovation Award + Grant for a New Truck Share’s Talkin’ Trash program has a fun name, a cute mascot and continues to be recognized by our community as both an innovative and successful initiative. In September, we were honored to be recognized by the Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington for […]
Due to the coronavirus, Share is taking necessary precautions regarding daily operations at our facilities, as well as evaluating how best to proceed with fundraising events. To that end, our annual Gala has been postponed to Saturday, August 8. (This notice posted on March 19, 2020) Saturday, August 8, 2020 5:00 p.m. at Hilton Hotel […]
How do you apply for a job or fill out a rental application without a photo ID? Having a valid piece of identification (ID) is a necessity that many of us take for granted. For many adults, the responsibilities of renewing one’s driver’s license or filling in a Social Security number for a job application […]
Day Center Builds on Success at the Vancouver Navigation Center The Share Day Center has now been open for six months in its new location at the Vancouver Navigation Center. Services offered are client-centered and based on participants’ goals, which increases chances for long-term success. Day Center staff utilize techniques such as trauma informed care, […]
Rent Well: Self-awareness, Self-advocacy & Educational Empowerment Affordable housing continues to be a crisis in our community. Last year, rents in Vancouver increased 1.7 percent. Vancouver’s median one-bedroom rent is currently $1,400 per month and a median two-bedroom rent is $1,650; both numbers are higher than in comparable cities nationwide. However, rising rents are not […]
Share Welcomes Becci Read-Ryan as New Hunger Response Assistant Director Becci shares her enthusiasm for her job and how our Backpack Program and Fresh Food Pantries are truly making a difference in the community: I have a passion for providing nutrition education and food access to underserved populations. My job has been challenging and incredibly […]
Share had its beginnings in 1979 when a group of caring people came together with the common goal of caring for the homeless and hungry in the Vancouver area. These individuals made a commitment to helping men and women in need, those who are often unseen or forgotten, those who are someone’s daughter, grandfather, neighbor, […]
New Date, Update Your Calendars: Sunday, October 25, 2020 Not a postponement due to coronavirus, just a scheduling conflict! We are pleased to inform you that you are invited to The Cauldron of Soup Competition on Sunday, 25th October, 2020. To ensure all our cauldrons are fully stocked, be sure to send your owl early […]
Housing Navigators: Making a Difference Share has added a new position that has made a dramatic increase in the number of clients being housed. A Housing Navigator engages and motivates those experiencing homelessness by linking them with housing opportunities, developing budgets, completing applications and advocating with local landlords. In just one month, our Share House […]
Share at a Glance
Share provides services to individuals and families and prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, economic status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation and marital or family status.
If you are in need of shelter or know someone who is, please call (360) 695-9677. Get more information on help finding housing.
Main Office Address
Share Fromhold Service Center
2306 NE Andresen Road
Vancouver, WA 98661
Includes: Share ASPIRE & HEN staff offices, Share Volunteer Center, Administrative & Development Department offices and Warehouse (Share’s Backpack & Holiday Cheer Programs, plus storage for donations).