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Posted on: December 15, 2020

City’s Family Shelter Receives Generous Donation

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The City of Portland’s Family Shelter received a generous donation from a Portland landlord last week. Mohammed Kargar, who owns several rental properties in Portland, wanted to increase his giving this year in light of the pandemic and its impact on people in Portland. He donated $4,000 to the Family Shelter.

Jeff Tardif, Program Manager of the Family Shelter, described how the City will use this generous donation, “We will use this for school supplies and to assist clients with individual needs.”

Chestnut street Staff and Donor

(Left to Right:  John Shippee, Human Services Counselor at the Family Shelter; Jeff Tardif, Program Manager of the Family Shelter; Mohammed Kargar, donor; Chelsea Hoskins, Program Coordinator at the Family Shelter)



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