FolkTime 30th Birthday and Silent Auction
Please join us to celebrate 30 years of serving our members!
You’ll enjoy music, dancing, wonderful local wines to pair with delectable hors d’oeuvres
while celebrating all the great work done over the last 30 years.
FolkTime began thirty years ago when a group of local churches conducted a survey to determine what social needs were not being addressed in our community.
The survey identified a concern for adults with mental illness who were socially isolated.
With a lot of hard work and dedication, a committee from the Ecumenical Ministries Church headed by Joann Seeger,
began what is now Free to Be Me Community Center in Northeast Portland.
Fast forward thirty years and our Free to Be Me Community Center provides over 370 meals a month to more than 200 members.
Free to Be Me Community Center is supported by individuals like you who understand the importance of such programming.
This event will help fund field trips, nutritious meals, and classes offered by FolkTime.
We look forward to seeing you
November 5, 2016
Time: 7:00– 11:00pm
721 NW 9th Ave Ste. 200
Portland, OR 97209
Click HERE to register for this historic event
Please Join Us in Celebrating Mark Gaskill at the Silent Auction
Please join FolkTime to celebrate Mark Gaskill for his outstanding service in the field of Mental Health.
During his 18 years of service on the FolkTime Board, Mark was critical to the development of the Peer-based services that FolkTime now provides.
Help us show our gratitude at FolkTime’s 30th Anniversary Celebration, where Mark is a guest of honor!
FolkTime peers have worked with over 850 individuals this year by providing support in their recovery. During a recent satisfaction survey FolkTime received a 95% positive response from our social program members when asked “has participation in our social program improved your mental health.”