Portland Fruit Tree Project is a grass-roots non-profit organization that provides a community-based solution to a critical and growing need in Portland and beyond: Access to healthy food. By empowering neighbors to share in the harvest and care of urban fruit trees, we are preventing waste, building community knowledge and resources, and creating sustainable, cost-free ways to obtain healthy, locally-grown food. Because money doesn’t grow on trees… but fruit does!
"We organize people to gather fruit before it falls, and make it available to those who need it most. We register fruit and nut trees throughout the city, bring people together to harvest and distribute thousands of pounds of fresh fruit each year, and teach tree care and food preservation in hands-on workshops."
PFTP in the 2014 Give!Guide
Great news! Portland Fruit Tree Project is in Willamette Week’s 2014 Give!Guide. The Give!Guide provides an opportunity for you to support some of Portland's best nonprofit organizations, and get great incentives & prizes in return! It's a fun and rewarding way for you to support Portland Fruit Tree Project.
The Give!Guide went live November 5th, and donations are accepted through midnight on December 31st. Look for PFTP in the Community category.
And keep an eye on our Facebook page for 'Big Give' raffle days, and other exciting Give!Guide updates to share with your friends.
Please join Portland Fruit Tree Project in preventing waste, strengthening communities, and making fresh fruit available to those who need it most. Your gift will make a big impact, putting healthful food on the table for more than 5,000 families in 2015. Give today!