The Pongo Fund

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 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

Her Daughter’s Cat

She called about her daughter’s cat. Her daughter died 15 years ago. She got the cat after her daughter died. But to her, it was still her daughter’s cat. Because it was. Her daughter had just graduated from college. Getting the cat was the first adult thing she said she was going to do. Her Read More

Mitzi With The Broken Whiskers

She was the cat everyone loved. Mitzi with the broken whiskers and crooked tail. And she never met a lap she didn’t love. Thankfully she had about 30 of them to choose from. The house cat for a low income walk up in the kind of neighborhood you don’t frequent unless you need to. The Read More
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