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The Canby Center
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Carus Elementary took literally the call to "be the change" with their Food/Coin Drive for the Canby Center. We are so blessed to be a part of such a loving and giving community.

Our Generous Supporters

Current Needs

Urgent need for Volunteers in the following areas: 

Garden Manager: Do you love gardening? We need someone willing to manage our garden. Directing harvesting, planting and general care. Experience necessary. We also need gardeners – experienced or wannabees welcome – willing to do the work 🙂  (Days and times are flexible)

Drivers to pick up food: Would you be willing to spend a little time each week using your vehicle to pick up foods from local vendors? Truck helpful but not necessary. (Days and times vary according to need.)

Reading Mentors: Looking for individuals who love to read and desire to pass that on to elementary students next school year. (Days and times will vary)

Donation Receiver: Collect clothing donations from shed, weigh and distribute goods. Moderate physical work. (Flexible hours)

Please contact Kelley at 503-266-2920 or email if you’re interested in any of these volunteer opportunities!

Current General Needs:

Food: Peanut Butter, Canned Soups (Chicken Noodle, Vegetable, etc…), Tuna, Pasta and Pasta sauce… Fresh Vegetables every Tuesday morning

Clothing: Children’s clothing and shoes, Men’s clothing

Other: Large Garbage Bags, Paper Coffee Cups, Diapers (Size 4-6), Toilet Paper, Deodorant

Find Us


  • Monday       11am to 5pm
  • Tuesday      11am to 5pm
  • Wednesday 11am to 5pm
  • Thursday     11am to 5pm
  • Friday           CLOSED
  • Saturday      CLOSED
  • Sunday        CLOSED

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