Groceries For Grout

Groceries 4 Grout Continued Efforts

Groceries 4 Grout (G4G) is an organization that started as a small backpack initiative at Kenilworth Presbyterian Church that provided extra food to Grout Elementary School’s most vulnerable families over extended breaks. What started as a passion project is now a combined community strong effort with regular Food Security Stakeholder meetings and strategy sessions. G4G is currently seeking recurring donations to sustain current needs and expansion.

Here are some ways you can donate to the organization:
Food Donations: If you are interested in donating food resources, please contact Grout SUN Coordinator, Chelsea Kimura, at or call/text 503-278-1017.

Monetary Donations: We are encouraging all wishing to donate funds to do so through Brooklyn Action Corps who is currently conducting a 1:1 matching drive up to $750! Here’s how:
Mail a check to: Brooklyn Action Corps, PO Box 42341, Portland, OR 97242. Please add “G4G” in memo line.

Donate via PayPal: Brooklyn Action Corps site will direct you to donate through SE Uplifts donation page and you must indicate it is for BAC c/o G4G.
Questions? Please contact Laura Schaefer by email at for more information.

Please Note:
If PPS campuses are closed there will be no food pantry at Grout.

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