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 […]
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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 […]
June, July & August = Summer Meals! It’s summer time and that means our Summer Meals Program is kicking into high gear! Our program strives to provide fresh, nutritious meals that include fruit and vegetables so that children in our communities do not face hunger during the summer months. “When children go hungry, their basic […]
Community Rallies for #every28days The second annual #every28days was a huge success, resulting in 16 pallets of feminine hygiene products in our warehouse! Thank you to Garage Bar & Grille and Mill Creek Pub for hosting events on Feb. 28, as well as the more than 20 businesses* that had collection bins leading up to […]
Mandi Carsey and Officer Tyler Chavers Honored at Soup’s On Event This year’s Soup’s On event included the presentation of: the 2017 Emily Marshall Volunteer of the Year Award to Mandi Carsey and the 2017 Community Partnership Award to Office Tyler Chavers. Mandi is our volunteer ‘Backpack Manager’ and has been participating in that program […]
Our ‘An Evening in Venice: Carnevale Ball,’ presented by Riverview Community Bank, was a great success – We raised more than $120,000 during the special appeal alone!
Summer Meals Bring Smiles to Local Children At the Cascade Woods apartment complex, children play soccer in the sport court after eating a ham & cheese sandwich, orange wedges and broccoli, courtesy of our Summer Meals program. This is just one example of the 21 sites that brought smiles and meals to local children this […]
Changing Lives at Lincoln Place Residents at Lincoln Place continue to make great strides during the first year in which the building has been open. Alan Cooley came to reside at Lincoln Place April 7. He was working with Share outreach staff, Pam and Willie, for a few years prior to coming into our Housing […]
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.
- Support Our Appeal for Meals: June 1 to 7May 13, 2020 - 9:02 pm
- Let’s Talk! A Share the Love Event (Virtually!) on June 2May 12, 2020 - 7:08 pm
- A Benefit for Share: Virtual PDX Triathalon, Swim | Bike | Run, May 30-June 7May 11, 2020 - 7:33 pm
- Check Out Our Gala Dress Rehearsal!April 28, 2020 - 10:08 pm
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).