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

This Was Scooby Three Years Ago

Scooby tumor The paperwork said euthanasia was scheduled for Friday. One more animal at a shelter that had run out of time. Sadly the older ones and the sickest ones are usually the first to go. And for this 17 year-old dog, alone in a shelter, that meant Friday. The paperwork also said severely worn and fractured Read More

Happy Yappy Hour Benefit for The Pongo Fund–August 26th

Happy Yappy Hour GREAT NEWS! Happy Yappy Hour is coming to The Pongo Fund. Tuesday, August 26, hosted by Road Runner Sports in NW Portland. Stop by for food, drink, raffles, music and more. And it’s FREE! Please bring your pet family along too. But that’s not all! Because from today August 19th until Scooby’s 20th birthday on August 31st, 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