GATHER is a group of committed volunteers that believe in connection, community and care. Our overall mission is to provide EXPERIENCES for the power of community to grow through meals, projects, art, literacy, grants, and more. Our major event is FEAST for SE and this event will continue to be a focal point of our work for years to come.
Mission Statement of GATHER:
GATHER is a grassroots /nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring people to make a difference in the lives of their neighbors through volunteer commitment and philanthropy; contributing to the health and vitality of communities. Connecting people, enriching lives, and advancing the common good through an experience prepared for the community by the community.
Vision Statement: Community, Connection and Care
Quotes from guests:
“Thank you so so much for providing this space, food and the amazing hospitality. Thank you for providing this with such a sense of dignity while protecting and valuing people’s dignity.”
“Thank you ! So much for helping us on providing a free Thanksgiving dinner… Next year I will love to be a volunteer.”
“Thank you for offering such a great opportunity for us to have a Thanksgiving lunch!”
“We just moved to Oregon and we just graduated from college. We are not the most financially stable place right now and could not afford to do a Thanksgiving dinner so we were happy to volunteer and eat!”
“ Thanks to all, Very warm setting, hospitality very, very nice!”