Become a Sustaining Supporter

For only $27 a month, you can support one student in The Shadow Project. This covers the cost of a student’s ongoing support, curriculum, and program materials while they participate in our Goal Setting, Reading Mentoring, and/or Sensory programs. Become a sustaining supporter.

Champions of Children Giving Group

Our most committed group of supporters champion the success of children who learn differently with annual gifts of $1,000+. These supporters receive exclusive updates from The Shadow Project and opporuntities to advise the organization. Thank you for your commitment! Make a special gift.

Employer Giving & Matching

Please consider supporting the Shadow Project through your employer’s giving or matching programs. For as little as $10 a month, you can empower a student with learning challenges to set literacy and behavior goals, building the essential life skills of confidence and perseverance.

Portland Public School (PPS) employees can donate any portion of their paycheck through automatic deduction through PPS’s Employee Giving Campaign, Give at the Office.

Your gift to the Shadow Project makes you eligible to participate in Oregon’s Cultural Tax Credit. You can double your gift for free by making a matching donation to the Oregon Cultural Trust. Learn more.

More Ways to Give

Shop & Support

You can support the Shadow Project by shopping! There are several local and online retailers that give a percentage of profits to nonprofit community partners, like us. We are currently partnered with:

Amazon Smile

Fred Meyer

Target Circle

Donate Needed Items

These items are used in all our programs, to meet diverse learning needs and to support student goal-setting. Please email Caitlyn to set up a donation.

Note: we do not accept used items, food, underclothes, books for adults, scented/lighted/sound-making items, or expired items.

  • Books that center and celebrate differences
  • K-8 Graphic novels
  • Picture books
  • Legos
  • Thinking Putty
  • Weighted blankets
  • Stuffed animals
  • Puzzles (Rubik’s cube, Brain Twisters)
  • Notebooks
  • Paint supplies
  • Craft kits (knitting, origami, sewing, building, painting)
  • Mechanical pencils, pens, erasers, 2-pocket folders, pencil cases
  • Mittens, gloves, beanies, scarves (local sports teams)
  • Lotions, body sprays, and other self care items (Bath & Body Works, Burt’s Bees)