Hands On Greater Portland
Hands On Greater Portland is an organization designed to spread resources to those who care for impactful causes. From making meals to tutoring children, caring for animals in shelters to park restorations, the possibilities are endless. Your contribution to those in need helps improve lives. Reaching out to others and forming connections helps grow your community as well as impacts the world around you. Local projects are available to anyone and everyone, creating an inclusive and diverse community. Everything you engage in is completely up to you, every bit counts
Friends of Trees
Friends of Trees is a program that works on bringing together communities to help take action in the fight against climate change. Tens of thousands of people across communities small and large starting the ripple effect of volunteers planting trees, and inspiring others to do the same. Spreading awareness as well as caring for your community implements change.
Watershed Stewardship Program
“The indiginous people—or the First People—of Portland are active stewards of Portland’s watershed and ecosystems.” “The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services is honored to support the environmental conservation work of Portland’s indigenous communities through the bureau’s Community Watershed Stewardship Program (CWSP) grants.”
National Ocean Services (NOAA)
“National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration provides data, tools, and services that support coastal economies and their contribution to the national economy.” This list of resources is to further push awareness about climate change and other man-made crises.
World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
WWF is an organization focusing on endangered species. On this website you can find a list of endangered species with a description of each including topics such as habitat, why they matter, and threats. WWF also provides a way to put your money where it matters in helping these endangered species.
Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES)
Global Forest Watch (GFW)