MFS NE 24th Office Circa 1925

MFS NE 24th Office Featured in Hollywood Star News

MFS is featured in the August edition of the Hollywood Star News in an article about re-purposed firehouses in N and NE Portland.

Our NE 24th office, home of Project Linkage, occupies the historic Bungalow Fire Station 18 building. Bungalow-style buildings were designed by former Portland Fire Chief Lee Holden, and were made to blend into neighborhoods. You’ll find the piece on pages 20-21.

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Experience Corps Member mentors a child with reading and other academic skills

MFS AARP Experience Corps – Now Recruiting!

MFS is recruiting AARP Experience Corps volunteers to help K-3 students with reading and academic skills critical to educational success.

Openings for candidates 50+ at schools in NE & SE Portland, East Multnomah County and Gresham. Monthly stipends available at some sites to those serving 8-10 hours per week. Comprehensive training and support provided.

If you or someone you know would like to be part of this dynamic & effective program, please contact Laura Heller:
(503) 688-1767 or


MFS Community Cup 2016

This spring, the MFS 5th Annual Community Cup at Davis Elementary hosted 16 student soccer teams and served nearly 800 youth and their families. Each team played tournament-style games and participated in other high energy activities. The event highlights how MFS community based schools create a deeper connection between education, family, economic stability and health. All attendees and volunteers enjoyed free healthy food and a family resource fair that included free vision screenings and financial resources.

MFS received outstanding donations and community support to host this successful event. Thank you to AC Portland, Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest., Growing Gardens, Herbalife, Kaiser Permanente Health CareLions VisionGift, Metropolitan Family Service Finance and MFS AmeriCorps team, Multnomah County, Oregon, Oregon Food Bank, and The Wallace Medical Concern.