We need meat

fnm_110110-cover-008-no-dial_s4x3-jpg-rend-sniipadlargeHey Friends, Green Zebra Grocery, United Salad Co., Fred Meyers, and other awesome people have helped to knock off many of our needs list items for the Community Thanksgiving Feast! Thank you guys sooo much. Make sure to show your support at these fine places. Now, we are mostly in need of meat! we need 16 Turkeys, 10 hams and 200 pounds of fish (preferably salmon). I you can handle parts of this get in touch with me immediately at robin@properusa.org. Thank you.

We still need your help in knocking off needs list items


Hey Friends, we’re making progress in handling the items on the needs list for this awesome event.  Thanks to Green Zebra Grocery, Fred Meyers, and other partners, we are on our way to providing everything we need.  However, there’s still gaps of course.

We’d love your help!  Email me at robin@properusa.org or call me at 503-890-5393 to let me know what items you’d like to take care of.  Turkey and other meats are the biggest priority, but there are many other items you can knock off.  Don’t be afraid to contact me even if the only thing you can provide is a few rolls of toilet paper!

Here’s the needs list Link proper-thanksgiving-2016-needs.

Thanks in advance for your help


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To sign up, visit: www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards and Search for #94239 or “Proper” when it asks you to link your rewards card to a non profit organization.

You will still receive your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates! Donations are automatic, with no cost to you.

The Proper Kenton Thanksgiving Feastival is almost here!!


Kenton’s favorite Thanksgiving event is back! Join us for the 2016 Proper Thanksgiving Feast-ival this Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2015, 12:00-4:00 pm. This FREE Thanksgiving community dinner is open to everyone.  This event takes the coordinated effort the businesses of the Kenton Community, without which, this would be impossible.

We’re pleased to partner with Po’Shines Cafe de la Soul to offer a fresh, high-quality menu featuring traditional Thanksgiving favorites and innovative new dishes. Join us this Thanksgiving, and we think you’ll want to make Proper part of your Thanksgiving tradition, too. All are welcome.

The Proper Thanksgiving Feast-ival features music, entertainment, kids’ activities, an inclusive community experience, and great food. We offer vegetarian options, too. Hosted in a wheelchair-accessible space.

The Thanksgiving feast is held at Celebration Tabernacle, 8131 N Denver Ave. (at Kilpatrick St.), Portland, OR, 97217. Join us anytime between noon and 4:00 pm.

We still have room for more entertainers and volunteers! Please contact us if you are interested in performing or volunteering with us.

The mission of Proper USA is to unite community across all lines. That means the Proper Thanksgiving Feast-ival is a safe space for all community members, regardless of race, class, ethnicity, gender, sexual identity, ability, nation of origin, age, or religion.

GENERAL CONTACT: Robin Gordon 503-890-5393, robindgordon@gmail.com
TALENT:  Robin Gordon 503-890-5393, robindgordon@gmail.com
VOLUNTEERS: Kehli Bradley, signup go to http://signup.com/go/az6puM
FOOD, donations: Robin Gordon 503-890-5393, robindgordon@gmail.com

Thanks to OnPoint Community Credit Union!

We’re busy getting ready for the 2016 Proper Thanksgiving Feast, and we’ve got to take a minute to thank one of our long-term community partners.

Thanks to OnPoint Community Credit Union for their donation in support of the 2016 Feast. OnPoint Community Credit Union’s mission is to empower people to improve the quality of their lives. They work with local groups – like us! – to support the people in our community.

OnPoint, we couldn’t do it without you. Thanks for your continuing support.

We’re always looking for more community partners – individuals and businesses. Email us or connect with us on Facebook!