The Portland Council will be open Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 4 PM, except:

November 27 (Thursday, Thanksgiving Day) – Closed all day
November 28 (Friday) – Closed all day
December 25 (Thursday, Christmas Day) – Closed all day
December 26 (Friday) – Closed all day
January 1 (Thursday, New Year Day) – Closed all day

Each year St. Vincent de Paul distributes 3,000 Christmas Food boxes to local families in need. These families sign up to receive the Christmas boxes by calling into our Christmas Hotline.

Can you volunteer? We are in need of volunteers to answer these phone lines from November 10, 2014 to December 12, 2014. Volunteers are needed Monday-Friday and generally work three hour shifts (9am – noon and noon to 3pm). If you enjoy talking to a wide variety of people and are looking to make a difference in our community this holiday season please consider signing up to volunteer. To sign up or if you have any questions please contact Heather by email at or by phone at 503-595-2280.

Do you need a food Box? Please call the special hotline, 503-595-2292, starting on November 10. The phone lines are open from 9 AM to 3 PM, Monday to Friday. The lines will be open as late as December 12, but may close earlier if our quota is filled. You must live in Multnomah County to be eligible for our Christmas Program.