You Don’t Have to Navigate the Journey Alone

Imagine a community where every individual, regardless of their background, feels welcome, supported, and equipped to thrive. A place that understands your unique struggles as a West African refugee, immigrant, or member of the black community in the Portland Metropolitan Area. You don’t have to imagine it anymore.

Mercy Connections is here to help you write the next chapter of your story.

Are You Struggling to Access Basic Human Needs?

The struggle to adapt to a new environment, especially when you’re far away from home, can be daunting. The hurdles can be numerous: finding traditional foods that make you feel at home, securing health education and vaccinations, or even just getting diapers for your baby.

A Journey Filled with Obstacles

We understand that navigating a new life comes with its own set of challenges. From language barriers to cultural misunderstandings, from food insecurity to lack of awareness about health services these obstacles can make you feel lost, disconnected, and vulnerable.

Your Story is Our Mission

At Mercy Connections, we’re not just another nonprofit organization; we’re your culturally responsive support system. Our mission is to connect you to essential community resources in a way that resonates with your cultural values and specific needs. We make it easier for you to integrate, connect, and thrive.

Our Services: Tailored to Fit Your Story

Tackle Food Insecurity

Call us at 971-254-7999 to request a free food box filled with traditional foods, or join us at our outreach events to pick one up.

Essential Supplies

From baby food and diapers to toiletries and facemasks, we’ve got your basic needs covered.

Health is Wealth

Access our vaccination programs to safeguard yourself and your family from Covid-19 and flu.

Financial Security

Struggling with rent or bills? Our rental and bills assistance program has already aided 200+ families like yours.

Youth Empowerment

Our After-school activity program is here to alleviate stress for both parents and children, making education accessible and enjoyable.

Why Choose Mercy Connections?

We’re not just fulfilling a role; we’re passionate about our vision. We envision a Portland Metropolitan community where West African refugees, immigrants, and other black individuals are not merely surviving but thriving. Here’s why you can trust us:

  • Culturally Specific: We understand your specific cultural needs.
  • Community-Centric: A volunteer Board of Directors from your community.
  • Transparent and Trustworthy: A registered 501(c)(3) organization in Oregon.
  • Tax Benefits: All your contributions and donations are tax-deductible.

Become Part of Our Thriving Community

Empowerment starts with awareness. That’s why we strive to educate you about a range of community resources. With the right information and connections, you’re not just improving your life you’re building lasting relationships that turn your individual story into a narrative of community success.

Join Us

Ready to change your life and be part of a community that understands your unique journey? Contact us today and let Mercy Connections help you navigate toward a healthy, fulfilling life.

Let’s start writing the next chapter of your story together.

For any inquiries or to get involved, please reach out to us at 971-254-7999 or click here to donate and make a difference in someone’s life today.

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS

Would you like to join the Team

African Empowering Africans Community

We create awareness and increase access to resources which promotes healthy fulfilling lives.

We also welcome other immigrant refugees or other citizens to participate in our programs, services and events.