CHRISTMAS STORE A store set up by the staff with donations of items that children can select for their parents/guardians for Christmas. CHRISTMAS PARTIES CHILDREN’S- The past two years, the K-5 classes have attended a party held at Southeast Christian Church. They have a meal, visit with Santa, play games, and receive presents that were donated from various groups (pajamas, coats, slippers, toys, etc.) YOUTH- The past several years, the youth have gone to Crestwood UMC, Southeast Christian or Boyce…Learn MoreI'm Interested!
Easter Egg Hunt
PPC staff and volunteers organize an Easter Egg hunt on center grounds for the Portland Community. Families make reservations to attend. Snacks are provided along with pictures with the Easter Bunny. Groups of children attend to hear the Easter story and participate in the egg hunt.I'm Interested!
TOUCHED TWICE HEALTH CLINIC Through the UMC Good Samaritan Grant and volunteers of various professionals, we will hold a Health clinic that will involve Doctors, Nurses, Heath Screening mobile units, hair stylists, dieticians and other health related specialist. Community members will sign in and be partnered with a volunteer who will accompany them and walk them through the process of various needed health screenings.I'm Interested!
Trunk or Treat
An evening where volunteers bring a vehicle to the PPC grounds, decorate it to a “Book Theme”, and bring bags of candy to participate in a trunk or treat for the community. Free food booths are set up and the children, upon sign-in, receive a card that gets stamped at each vehicle. They turn the card in at the end to receive a free book!!!I'm Interested!
VITA Tax Assistance
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program assists low-income people in filing their taxes at no charge with the assistance of trained volunteers. The program provides an enormous service to our community by helping our neighbors avoid predatory tax preparation services and allowing those who file to capitalize on benefits such as the Earned Income Tax Credit. The VITA program is collaboration between the Portland Promise Center and the Louisville Asset Building Coalition. Over $5 million dollars in tax returns has…Learn MoreI'm Interested!