Clackamas Federal Credit Union Gives Crucial Support to Clackamas Service Center

Clackamas Service Center assists thousands of area residents in need each month.

11/25/2019

Clackamas Federal Credit Union has donated $10,000 to the life-saving organization, Clackamas Service Center. The credit union has donated to the organization for the past five years with support totaling more than $50,000.

This funds are crucial for Clackamas County residents in need. In just the month of October alone, Clackamas Service Center assisted over 1,000 households representing nearly 2,500 individuals! More than 500 of them were children. Financial support will help Clackamas Service Center cover food storage costs and vital facility maintenance, so they can focus time and energy on supporting their community members.

“We are incredibly grateful for Clackamas Federal Credit Union’s donation,” said Debra Mason, Clackamas Service Center Executive Director. “Distributing over 60,000 pounds of food each month calls for a lot of refrigeration! We believe that everyone deserves access to fresh, nutritious food, and we’re so lucky to have community partners like Clackamas Federal Credit Union who support this vision. Thank you for standing with us against hunger and food insecurity!”

Clackamas Service Center offers life-saving services through a trauma-informed lens. Thousands of people turn to Clackamas Service Center to access services, including medical care, hot meals in a restaurant-style setting, warm showers, clothing, groceries in a shopping-style market, and other support.

“Clackamas Service Center does amazing work providing critical services to the thousands of food and housing insecure families in our community,” said Clackamas CEO, Aaron Goff, “It’s hard to imagine an organization more deserving of our support, we are certainly proud to help.”