Charities

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels People has been changing lives, one meal at a time, since 1970. We provide a nutritional and social lifeline for older adults through multiple meal sites in Multnomah, Washington and Clark counties and Meals on Wheels delivery to homebound elderly. With the help of more than 5,000 volunteers, the nonprofit organization now serves 5,700 meals daily and 1.3 million meals each year.

Share – Serving the Hungry & Homeless

Share envisions a community without hunger, where all people have safe and adequate housing and the skills to enhance their quality of life. We operate three shelters for the homeless, a transitional housing program, Lincoln Place, a street outreach program, including a Day Center, a Housing & Essential Needs program, and a daily Hot Meals program for the homeless and low-income members of our community. Share also operates a summer meals program for low-income children and a backpack program benefiting 1,850+ children at 92 schools to provide food.

Friends of Camas Arts

Friends of Camas Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in 2016 to support art education in the Camas School District. With an initial goal of supporting the Integrated Arts and Academics Program at Camas High School, our 5 Year Plan will extend support for art education throughout the Camas School District.

City of Camas Parks & Recreation

City of Camas Parks and Recreation Department strives to provide the community with a variety of activities year round.

Humane Society of SW Washington

We are the matchmakers in the business of completing families. In 2016, the Humane Society for Southwest Washington (HSSW) sheltered more than 8,000 animal offering adoption services, Safe Haven temporary housing, low-cost spay and neuter surgeries, and medical care. HSSW facilitated more than 4,880 adoptions in 2016. In addition, HSSW distributes thousands of pounds of pet food each year in collaboration with Clark County Food Bank. HSSW is a proud member of the Animal Shelter Alliance of Portland (ASAP) along with nine other animal sheltering organizations. More than 880 volunteers work with HSSW animals, and provide laundry services, assistance in the clinic, ReTails Thrift Store support, event assistance and outreach activities.