Our Mission

Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.

Our Vision

A world where children never go hungry, young people are always educated, families are financially stable, older adults remain connected and all humans are healthy, happy and cared for.

Our Work

Children & Youth

Health & Wellness

Economic Stability

Our Reach

At Home

In School

In the Community


Metropolitan Family Service helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.


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CWA Volunteer - Help MFS, Volunteer Today!

Volunteer for Classic Wines Auction!

Sign up to volunteer today!

The Classic Wines Auction is less than 2 months away! Proceeds from their amazing series of events support 5 local nonprofits, including MFS (in fact, we started the Auction 34 years ago!!). Last year, they raised $420,000 for each of the nonprofits, and that wouldn’t have happened without nearly 500 awesome volunteers.

Please consider volunteering behind the scenes or on the front lines.There are lots of positions available! See job descriptions here.

Double the fun and sign up with a friend before the Jan 15 deadline. Please be sure to indicate that you are affiliated with MFS.

Hope to see you there!

Winemaker Dinners 2018

Winemaker Dinners Selling Fast – Reserve Your Seat Today!

Buy now!

Featuring more than 50 of the hottest local chefs and winemakers, Classic Wines Auction presents one of the largest series of Winemaker Dinners in the region. And for the first time we’re offering Sunday brunch!

Your ticket supports children and families in our community. Proceeds are distributed to our five nonprofit partners.

Enjoy a meal artfully paired with wines. Chefs and winemakers are carefully selected to provide the best experience for guests and they collaborate to provide ideal pairings for the meal.

Don Morin

Beloved Project Linkage Driver, Don Moran, Retires from MFS Service

🚌 Beloved Project Linkage driver, Don Morin, has retired from service at MFS. Project Linkage is MFS’s transportation service for older adults & people with disabilities. Our staff, clients, and fellow volunteers will miss him dearly.

Don has volunteered 3,937 hours, provided 5,824 trips, and has driven 40,438 miles since joining us in October 2009!

Food Pantry

MFS on KOIN Channel 6 / Gresham Outlook for Glenfair Food Pantry Event

The partnership between Oregon Food Bank, Portland Children’s Levy and MFS was highlighted on KOIN Channel 6 and in the Gresham Outlook as making a difference in the community by combating food insecurity. Many thanks to MFS Site Manager Celia Flaim (and team) and CEO Judy Strand for participating in / hosting this public relations opportunity highlighting the…