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

Gunshot Billy

IMG_9952 He got shot. They heard the gunshot, he didn’t come home. The next morning they found him, dragging himself across the sidewalk toward their front door. No one knows for sure how far he’d been dragging himself but it was a ways. His back legs didn’t work; yet somehow he pulled himself sideways to get Read More

RM.5B

2017-03-22 15.43.40 FB 7-3-17 It says RM.5B above the nondescript door but its so much more than that. Because they fight hunger there and The Pongo Fund is right there with them. 4th of July weekend, the beaches are packed. Summer at its finest. But in a few weeks the tourists are gone and it’ll be back to normal 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