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

We Do What We Can

His caseworker called, told us where he was. Said his home life was troubled so he left and never went back. It wasn’t that long ago but sometimes even a few months can seem like forever. Even with all the services available nothing hit home. He drifted with the wind and although he was part Read More

Missing You 2017

Scooby Beach Memorial Photo 2015-03-06 13.47.28--FB 2-14-16; 3-13-16 Farewell Scooby; 2-14-17 In loving memory of Scooby Chusid. August 31, 1994 – February 14, 2016. The 150 year-old Beagle King. My Gandhi. My Love. “You’re off to great places. Today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, So get on your way” — Dr. Seuss Farewell my friend. Safe travels. ‘til we meet again. –Love Always, Larry 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