From left: OCF Vice President Kathleen Cornett, State Treasurer Ted Wheeler, Neighborhood House Executive Director Rick Nitti

OCF Announces a $50,000 Challenge Grant to Neighborhood House for Their New Children’s Center

6/12/2013 Press Release

OCF Vice President Kathleen Cornett announces a $50,000 challenge grant to Neighborhood House for their new Children’s Center.

The center, located in Southwest Portland, will house three Head Start classrooms, a parenting education space and a playground designed to stimulate both the physical and educational development of children. The Center is next to a new public housing development that will have community gardens, a community kitchen with cooking classes and classrooms for workforce training – as well as be home to 250 children.