Did you know?
- $25 will help a homeless youth receive a meal, a shower, and connection to support.
- $75 will help a sick person see a doctor.
- $150 will help a youth find employment.
- $500 will help bring quality relationship-based health care to those who need it most.
- $1,500 will help a homeless youth enter college.
IN THE NEWS
The Guardian: The Rise of Tattoo Removal
“A lot of people don’t understand why removal should be a social service, Willett explains. They think a tattoo is a choice. But for people who have one from gangs or prison, or drug abuse or sexual abuse, the reasons are systemic. We’ve all got a responsibility to help each other change if we want to." >>Full Story
Portland Monthly Magazine: Extraordinary Volunteer Award
Portland Monthly honored one of our volunteers with a "Light a Fire Award" for her dedicated service to the community. Dr. Lesley Segal--internal medicine doctor by day--has spent 14 years at Outside In's Project Erase tattoo removal program. >>Full Story
Our Own Jasmine Pettet Honored by Willamette Week
With her neon pink hair, knuckle tattoos, sarcastic sense of humor and open-minded approach, Pettet, 32, stands out from a lot of care providers whose more formal methods can be alienating. "Jasmine’s heart is with this population of young people who quite literally have no other advocates," says Dr. Kathy Oliver. >>Video