A bittersweet thank you for 25 years of Mercy Corps Northwest
Our executive director, Lynn Renken, sent a final message to our community this morning to reflect on the past two decades of programs at Mercy Corps Northwest.
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May 28, 2020
Become an equity advocate during COVID-19
Mercy Corps Northwest is supporting the most vulnerable in our community by offering new pathways to capital for immigrants and ITIN holders. In partnership with the Center for Disaster Philanthropy, we’ve provided 24 emergency business grants up to $10,000 to business owners in Washington state.
May 11, 2020
#WomenOwned – Soul State of Mind Jewelry
Sarah Henke, owner of Oregon's Soul State of Mind Jewelry, took advantage of Mercy Corps Northwest's Mercy Corps Northwest's Education and IDA seminar and resources to help grow her business.
April 13, 2020
Best of the PNW – Doggie Zoom Zoom
DoggieZoomZoom is a small online business based out of Milwaukie, Oregon. The business, run by Corinne Visser, produces CBD dog treats aimed at educating people on its benefits for pets.
March 31, 2020
Become a justice advocate during COVID-19
Mercy Corps Northwest's LIFE Inside is about offering people a new identity – a name rather than inmate, a new tool for their toolbox, and a reminder that there is hope outside of the gates. We do this through teaching a 32-week business, life skills, job skills course at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.
March 18, 2020
Supporting small businesses during COVID-19 quarantine
Mercy Corps Northwest has created a resource to help people navigate the pandemic. We offer resources on everything from where to find free food, how to entertain your kids, and the best ways to support each other’s businesses in a rapidly changing environment.