Mother's Kitchen Portland: Pot Luck In The Park!

(Weekly event) Jun 17, 2012 to Jun 09, 2015 (ended)


Location: O'Bryant Square Park between SW 9th & SW Stark

Learn More: Potluck In The Park

Everyone is welcome to help.

PLITP has been feeding Portland's hungry every Sunday rain or shine for 20 years.

Free Parking for Volunteers in the Smart Park Garage under the park. Enter from Stark St.

Map & Directions - Please rsvp by Friday afternoon: contact Gunaja, 503-705-7350


The Portland Mothers’ Kitchen Team

Mother's Kitchen has been consistently active since 2006, with over 50 volunteers (sevites) supporting various work projects for hunger-relief, disaster-relief and clothing and resource drives. 

The team has cooked, served and transported food, created Compassion Bags for victims of hurricane Katrina, sent comforters to Sioux Indian reservations, organized clothing and hygiene drives, provided propane tanks, building materials and emotional support to thousands. 

The MK Team works in unison with other non-profits including;    

  • Dignity Village, gleaned food donations and cooked over 7200 hot meals 
  • Blanchet House, a feeding station and substance abuse recovery center, served 30,000 meals in a 2 year period at
  • Potluck in the Park, Supporting work group serving an average of 500 meals every Sunday for the last 3 years.
  • Christmas Dinner for 1200 at the downtown YWCA
  • Sunshine Pantry, toy drive
  • Sisters of the Road, program support 
  • Loaves & Fishes, food moving
  • Saint Francis, food donations
  • Transitions Project, data entry
  • Rose Haven, womens center, plus size clothing

For more information about the Portland Mother’ Kitchen Team contact Gunaja, 503-705-7350