Community Partner Profile: ThinkShout
As a central member of the p:ear team, the Kitchen Coordinator will work collaboratively with leadership and program staff to offer 2 healthy, nutritious meals per day. p:ear’s food program is the hub for shared meals that provide homeless young people with the opportunity to create and share food with other students, staff and volunteers and instills a sense of belonging while providing an experience for them to know they are cared for, appreciated, and worthy of being nurtured.
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p:ear Bike Works is looking for a dynamic individual to manage, grow and help develop our social purpose enterprise community bike shop. In partnership with the Rosewood Initiative, p:ear Bike Works will help support Portland’s Eastside communities, providing low cost, low barrier access to bike education, repair and sales of refurbished bicycles and parts. Our shop is located within the Rosewood Initiative building at 16126 SE Stark St.
p:ear and Old Town neighbor ThinkShout, a digital and design agency that also happens to be a certified B-Corp, have been partners since 2015. Connecting over art and focused on the needs of our local community, ThinkShout employees have supported p:ear creative events like the upcoming Smiths to Smithereens 80s College Rock Benefit Concert as well as working with pear’s art program to create cool tee shirts.
ThinkShout is a model for community partnerships, with their innovative approach to impact through both fiscal support and programmatic workshops. Pippa Arend, p:ear development director
Seeing the positive impact p:ear has on the lives of students first-hand was so inspiring. They’ve established a model for success that works and helps students lead productive, independent lives with a bright future. Natania LeClerc, Senior Digital Engagement Strategist ThinkShout
p:ear is proud to partner with such committed businesses like ThinkShout and looks forward to future collaborations!