You can sponsor a raised garden bed for a homeless youth to grow their own food!    

$100 provides a youth with 30 vegetable seedlings
$50 pays for lumber to build a 4′ x 8′ raised bed
$35 pays for frames and plastic to cover the bed during cold weather

Thank you for your tax deductible donation to Focus on Youth!



Donate online
Donate any amount securely online with your Credit Card or PayPal Account by clicking on the Paypal link to the right.

Donate by mail
Send your tax deductible check payable to: Focus on Youth, 6001 SW Garden Home Road Portland Oregon 97219

To donate equipment, please contact Focus on Youth Director, Donna Lee Holmes at (503) 341-6878 or email

Your donation gives homeless teens the opportunity to develop valuable leadership skills and life skills an access to fresh organic food that otherwise would not be available to them.  We also provide our students with digital cameras, computers, printers and all materials at no cost.  Our year round workshops include field trips around the city, in-class projects, gallery and museum visits and guest speakers in the garden.