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 Pet Food Bank 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

Jerry & Levi & Love

2017-06-20 11.06.55--FB 6-23-17 Jerry and Levi His back, legs, hips; they all took a beating over the years. His chair was motorized, it looked fancy, but it’s taken a beating too. Held together with duct tape, spit and gum; arm rests sliced open by elbows. It was someone else’s chair first; maybe it will be someone else’s chair again. For now Read More

In Memory of Karen Clark

2014-10-26 11.48.45 Karen Clark FB 5-28-17 In Memory of Karen Clark. We’re heartbroken, it came out of the blue, we lost one of our own today. Karen filled the room with the heart of 100, she overflowed with a rare and powerful zest for life. Pick your busiest day and chances are Karen was busier. Editing the condo newsletter, organizing the Read More
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Press & Awards:

The Oregonian 11/21/2013

The Oregonian 11/21/2013

Dogster Magazine JJK_Dogster_151201

Dogster Magazine JJK_Dogster_151201

The Oregonian 11/24/2010

The Oregonian 11/24/2010

Oregon Veterinary Medical Association

Oregon Veterinary Medical Association

The Oregonian 1/30/2013

The Oregonian 1/30/2013

Neighborhood Notes

Neighborhood Notes

Spot Magazine

Spot Magazine

The Oregonian 8/28/2012

The Oregonian 8/28/2012

The Oregonian 3/09/2011

The Oregonian 3/09/2011

Spot Magazine

Spot Magazine

The Oregonian 7/29/2009

The Oregonian 7/29/2009

Oregon Jewish Life Magazine

Oregon Jewish Life Magazine