Cherry Blossom Center

Cherry Blossom Center

Cherry Blossom Center is located in the East Portland Community Center just off of Stark Street in Southeast Portland, at 740 SE 106th Avenue. Lunch, with a choice of entrée, is served Monday through Friday.  Asian meals made from scratch are also available.

Immediate Volunteer Needs:

  1. MOW drivers to deliver meals to home bound seniors (2 hours)
    • Delivery time between 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Regular weekly routes available Monday through Friday
    • On-call substitute drivers needed Monday-Friday.
  2. Center Helper to assist Program Coordinator to set up for Meals on Wheels delivery (2.5 hours)
    • 8 to 10:30 a.m. (all days of the week)
    • Lifting required
  3. Center Helper to assist the Kitchen Coordinator to clean up lunch service (3 hours)
    • 10 a.m. to 1  p.m. Mondays
    • Kitchen clean-up of dishes, pots and pan, counters, floors and appliances
  4. Advisory Committee members advise and work with the Program Manager
    • Volunteer Recruitment
    • Community Outreach
    • Agency Fundraising
    • Center Programming

Interested or have questions? Call Colette at 503.953.8104 or email colette.livermore@mealsonwheelspeople.org.

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Center Info

Hours and Meal Times:  Open Monday through Friday, 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Activities / Interests:  

Mondays

  • 9 a.m. - Bunco hosted by Cherry Blossom Seniors

Tuesdays

  • 11:45 a..m. - Bridge game hosted by Cherry Blossom Seniors

Wednesdays

  • 10 a.m. - Free Bingo hosted by Meals on Wheels People
  • 2nd Wednesday of each month, 9 to 11 a.m. - Mainspring Commodity Supplemental Food Box pick-up. Bring your identification.
  • 3rd Wednesday of each month, 9 to 11 a.m. - Oregon Food Bank Harvest to Home fresh produce available for free to seniors.

Thursdays

  • 12:30 p.m. - Bridge game hosted by Cherry Blossom Seniors
  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd Thursdays at 1 p.m. - Dime Bingo hosted by Cherry Blossom Seniors

Fridays

  • 1 p.m. - Bingo 2 pk $4 and/or Special 2 pk $4 (24 sheets/pk) hosted by Cherry Blossom Seniors

Languages spoken by diners:  Mandarin & Cantonese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai, Korean, Malaysian, Hmong.

Address:  740 SE 106th Avenue , Portland , OR  97216 

Phone:  503.256.2381 

 

Meet the Staff

 

 

 

 

 

Colette Livermore, Program Manager

Stephen Pletka, Program Coordinator

April Woods, Kitchen Coordinator

Yao Lee, Outreach Manager

 
Charlotte Owen, Client Services Coordinator
 

 

 

Cherry Blossom Center