The Pongo Fund

pongo The Pongo Fund is Oregon’s only full-time charity focused on fighting animal hunger. Because hungry people have hungry pets. We work tirelessly to reduce shelter populations and keep families together by providing emergency pet food assistance to anyone in honest need. Protecting beloved family pets from the suffering, starvation, surrender, abandonment or worse, when a lack of food, but not a lack of love, is their only enemy. Read More

The Pet Food Bank

The Pongo Fund with Client Katie The Pet Food Bank is the heart and soul of The Pongo Fund. A no frills warehouse packed with thousands of bags of nutritious dog and cat food. Staffed by a volunteer driven team that numbers more than 100. It is a place filled with love. Love and food. Food that stands at the ready to be shared with anyone in honest need when they are temporarily unable to keep their own pets fed. Because when people must choose what to cut from their grocery lists, pets often are among those that suffer most. Read More

News & Events

Fred Meyer Rewards Card

Fred-Meyer-Rewards Card logo--TPF is 83520 DOUBLE THE MONEY FOR FREE! Your Fred Meyer Community Rewards Card means big dollars for The Pongo Fund and it doesn’t cost you a penny. Simply go their website and register your Fred Meyer Rewards Card and select The Pongo Fund (#83520) as your partner. The website is https://www.fredmeyer.com/topic/community-rewards-4 and our partner number is 83520. Read More

Ken and Buzz

2014-11-09 11.05.56--FB 11-13-14 This is a happy man. And he has a happy dog. Because both beat the odds that many do not. Life’s zigs and zags and curveballs that frequently lead bad places. Places that take people so far off course that they never get back. Places like drugs. Heroin to be exact. Places like prison. Several Read More
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Press & Awards:

The Oregonian 11/21/2013

The Oregonian 11/21/2013

Spot Magazine

Spot Magazine

The Oregonian 11/24/2010

The Oregonian 11/24/2010

Oregon Veterinary Medical Association

Oregon Veterinary Medical Association

Cesar’s Way

Cesar’s Way

The Oregonian 1/30/2013

The Oregonian 1/30/2013

Neighborhood Notes

Neighborhood Notes

The Oregonian 8/28/2012

The Oregonian 8/28/2012

The Oregonian 3/09/2011

The Oregonian 3/09/2011

Yahoo Voices

Yahoo Voices

The Oregonian 7/29/2009

The Oregonian 7/29/2009