Support for OregonHelps
Oregon Helps was developed with the help of a large network of people and organizations. The project has also been built from previous work conducted for other organizations including Children First for Oregon and Oregon Pathways. Many people helped design, test, implement, and disseminate this program.
Design, Development, and Pilot Testing
Janet Hawkins, David Foster, Tina Kotek, Rafaela Steen, Bonnie Davidson, CADO members, Oregon Food Bank Network of Regional Coordinating Agencies, Patti Whitney-Wise, Chuck Dimond, Debbie Helgerson, Kelly Huotari, Pam Horan, Paul Sunderland, Richard Matthews, Pauline Anderson, Leslie Garth Clark, Carol Cole, Kamron Graham, Linda Long, Kay Lowe, Susan Oliver, Claire Oliveros, Judith Brown, Mary Carroll, Diane Cohen-Alpert, Caroline Cannon, Jean DeMaster, Marge Ille, Patricia Johnson, Jeff Miller, Marilyn Miller, LeRoy Patton, Jean Wagner, Nancy Weed, Van Le, Kim Thomas, Sue Ziglinski, Cassandra Garrison, Joan Pasco, and the Consulting Team members listed below.
Thank you also to the many others who tried the desktop Estimator at resource rooms, immunization fairs, and exhibition booths. Staff and volunteers at the following agencies also helped pilot test the desktop Estimator: Portland Impact, Hispanic Access, Insights Teen Parent Program, One Stop Career Center, Portand Public Schools Teen Parent Program, Headstart, Multicultural Center at Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, Life Center, Eastwind Community and Family Center, Clear Creek Middle School, Oregon-Multnomah Safenet, Southeast Works, Workforce Connections, Steps to Success at Mt. Hood Community College, Human Solutions, YWCA, and NARA.
Multnomah County (Commissioner Serena Cruz's leadership)
Clackamas County Complete Communities Project (Jan McManus and John Mullen's leadership)
Poverty Advisory Committee (Pauline Anderson's leadership)
Oregon Department of Human Services (James Neely and Michele Wallace's leadership)
Oregon Department of Housing and Community Services (Rob Repine and David Foster's leadership)
Oregon Hunger Relief Task Force (Patti Whitney-Wise's leadership)
Community Action Directors of Oregon (Bonnie Davidson's leadership)
Oregon Food Bank (Advocacy Department)
Meyer Memorial Trust
ECONorthwest (John Tapogna, Carl Batten, and Sam Boggess), Swiftnet (Leslie Batten), Celia Cornett, Van Le, Janet Hawkins, Tina Kotek, and Holly Walkalis
Van Le, Evaluation/Research Unit, Department of Business and Community Services, Multnomah County
If you have questions regarding Oregon Helps, please contact Melissa Crocker. You may email her at .