New Hope

New Hope Day Shelter and Meal Site

Help for today. Hope for tomorrow. 

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Shelter from the weather, showers, computer/phone usage, a safe place to rest and a free meal (served M-Th at 2:30 p.m.)

Location: 312 NW 2nd St., Ontario, Oregon

Hours: M-F 10:00 - 4:00

Phone: 541.246.3430


Director: Alec Stinson


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Your gifts to New Hope are tax deductible. You will receive a statement from Origins Faith Community at the beginning of the calendar year that you may use for your personal tax preparation.



The New Hope Day Shelter currently needs at least six volunteers per shift to help out with their meal site Monday through Thursday. The site cooks, serves and cleans up in less than four hours. The site needs volunteers who have a food service license or are willing to get one with the church’s assistance. Volunteers are needed from 10 a.m. to noon for meal prep, and from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. for serving. If you can’t commit to the entire time, they also accept volunteers for portions of the mealtime. You can join for as little as one day a week or every day. 

Day Shelter “Hosts” are also needed to work with the director by welcoming and overseeing those who are using the day shelter. 

The site is also looking for help with special one time or monthly/yearly events like hair cutting, computer skills, medical services, or job application assistance.


Other needed donations include: 

  • Dry and canned goods, non-expired and in good condition
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee, non dairy creamer, sugar
  • Toiletries including: travel sized soaps, shampoos, tooth paste, shaving cream, lotions; disposable razors, toilet paper, famine hygiene products, deodorant 
  • New socks and under garments 
  • Large garbage bags 
  • Paper towels 
  • Kleenex boxes and travel packs 
  • Backpacks
  • Hair brush/combs 
  • Ibuprofen/Acetaminophen
  • White bath towels 
  • Hand/diaper wipes 


Please contact us if you can help us provide this service to our community or if you have a question.