Without you, our mosaic would not be complete. Every one of you who touches NAMI Multnomah makes us stronger, more vibrant, and cohesive. And when we join together, working in unison to accomplish a common mission, we are at our finest.

At NAMI Multnomah, our mission is to improve the quality of life for individuals and families living with mental illness through support, education, and advocacy.

This year, I consider myself so fortunate ~ to have joined the NAMI Multnomah team, and to be working amongst the folks who make up our mosaic ~ staff, volunteers, program participants and community members. Together, the messages of our mission are clear:

SUPPORT – You are not alone. We are not alone. Together we are stronger.
EDUCATION – Knowledge is power. We learn from each other. We teach one another.
ADVOCACY – Your story matters. Together, our stories can influence change.

Your support is vital in making this possible. As you may know, all of our programs are offered free-of-charge ~ our peer and family support groups, our family-to-family and peer-to-peer classes, and our community presentations ~ all provided at no cost to participants.

It is only through YOUR financial support that we can make this happen. Please consider showing your support toward ending the stigma of mental illness, and improving the lives of our friends, families and neighbors ~ by contributing to the work we do here at NAMI Multnomah.

Thank you so much for being part of our mosaic!

Kerri Melda
Executive Director

When you make a donation to NAMI Multnomah, you make if possible for us to bring the message of hope and recovery to people in your own community who are living with mental illness. Your donation of any size makes a difference. Here are some examples of how your gift will help:

  • $25 sends one person to a free NAMI class
  • $30 supports “First Step” peer presentations to people who’ve been hospitalized
  • $60 pays for an “In Our Own Voice” presentation in the community
  • $1,000 trains someone to become a Peer Support Specialist

To Donate Online
If you want to make a tax-deductible donation today to support NAMI Multnomah online, simply click on the secure Donate button below to donate via PayPal.

If you would like to donate in memory of someone special to you, please feel free to add a note after selecting your donation amount.

To Donate in Person or by Mail
Please make checks payable to:
NAMI Multnomah
524 NE 52nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213

Wish List

In-kind donations are also important to the work we do everyday. If you are looking to donate items instead of money, some of our needs include:

Education Supplies

  • Book Ends for our Mental Health Library
  • Certificate holders to present certificates to class graduates
  • 1.5 inch binders & 2- to 3-inch binders for class materials
  • Pens & Pencils (with sharpeners) for classes
  • Hospitality (coffee, tea, non-perishable snacks, disposable hot cups, napkins, paper plates and bowls, plasticware, coffee stir sticks, sugar packet, disinfecting wipes, garbage bags, tissues, etc)
  • Green or blue 2-pocket folders with fasteners
  • 5 x 7 inch sticky notes in different colors
  • 3 x 5 inch note cards, both white and color

General Office Supplies

  • Small, two-drawer file cabinet that could fit under a desk
  • Hammermill jam-free copy paper
  • Color copy paper
  • Legal pads/notepads
  • Reusable name tag supplies
  • Shelving units for closet storage (sturdy wire shelving)
  • Plastic storage bins
  • Ergonomic keyboards and mice for the office

Though we go through some things regularly, some of our needs come and go. If you have a specific item that you would like to donate, check in with us via email or call our HelpLine at 503-228-5692.

Contact Us

NAMI Multnomah
524 NE 52nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97213
Fax: 503.235.8959
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Monday - Friday
10:00 am - 3:00 pm