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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Operation Nightwatch receives Blankets!

Portland's Operation Nightwatch (ONW) team recently received 3,000 blankets, provided by the Department of Defense, to help Portland residents experiencing homelessness.

A provision in federal law allows agencies involved in disaster relief – including homelessness agencies – to apply for free blankets.

ONW is a non-sectarian night ministry of hospitality organization that is dedicated to serving Portland's homeless and low-income population.

Their mission is to provide necessary resources and a safe space, where friendships can be developed. ONW has multiple hospitality centers throughout Portland.

To see which center is in your district, and for information about how to support Operation Nightwatch’s work, check out ONW’s website.

Photo courtesy of Operation Nightwatch