Update: Donation drive is postponed until such a time as we can open up again safely and be in line with the governor's orders to slow the covid spread. Fanladen will be closed at least through the end of the year. If you have items, hang on to them. If you wish to contribute directly to FSSW, we will be publishing an address to send donations via check. Thanks for your support!
New donation drive: Friends of Seasonal and Service Workers
In November and December, we'll be supporting Friends of Seasonal and Service Workers. FSSW has supported low-income workers for nearly forty years, providing material support for self-organized groups of Washington County farmworkers and workers in the Medford. They believe that those of us in the Portland area have a responsibility to help our entire state-wide community, and we're honored to support their mission.
We'll be collecting goods that are especially helpful as Oregon heads into our rainy season:
- New socks and underwear (including kids sizes)
- New and like-new clothing for kids and teenagers (especially teenagers)
- Dried pinto beans
- White rice
- Cooking oil
- Non-perishable snacks for kids: granola bars, Goldfish, etc.
- Dishwashing soap - both regular and for dishwashers
As always, donations can be dropped off in the doorway of Fanladen to maintain social distancing and ensure safety. Please wear a mask. If you are doing grocery pick-up or otherwise shopping in a careful and distant manner, these are easy items to add to your order!Donation drop-offs are temporarily on hold, at least until January 2021.