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

Scooby’s Stitches

2015-03-26 12.04.36 Scooby loves pretty much everything and everyone. He even loves his veterinarian and vet techs. But he doesn’t love some of the stuff that goes along with visiting his veterinarian. And that means being inside the vet’s office is not his favorite place. Thankfully Scooby’s vet knows that and is happy to meet him wherever Read More

The Man in the Blue Coat

2015-03-06 13.39.22 He walked alone, the man in the blue coat. Slow. Deliberate. Slightly hunched, head down. He looked comfortable on the sand as if he’d been there many times before. Scooby wants to greet everyone everywhere. But he especially loves to greet people and dogs on the beach. Sometimes he will run, no, he will gallop, 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