Hope of Rainier

Hope of Rainier Since 1988 H.O.P.E. (Help Our People Eat), has been dedicated to providing emergency service to thos
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10/05/2023

HOPE of Rainier pantry and thrift store will be open on Monday, October 9th.

Fresh produce available to all Rainier residents Wednesday  10/4 from 10-4. Choose from celery, lettuce, onions, carrots...
10/03/2023

Fresh produce available to all Rainier residents Wednesday 10/4 from 10-4. Choose from celery, lettuce, onions, carrots, beets, cauliflower, gourds/squash, plums, nectarines and apples. Bring your own bag please.

09/29/2023

The food pantry is open Saturday 9/30 from 10-12 .

07/31/2023

Last Chance! Come by HOPE food pantry or HOPE Chest thrift store today and get your raffle tickets to win 1 0f 4 gift cards!

07/29/2023

We are open today at the food pantry from 10-12. We are open the last Saturday of each month.

07/28/2023

⏰Time is running out to get your raffle tickets and a chance at a $25 gift card. Stop by HOPE Chest today or tomorrow and pick one or more up. 🎟️

07/25/2023

July raffle tickets being sold at HOPE and the HOPE Chest thrift store. Win one of several $25 gift cards. Don't miss out!

07/24/2023

Thanks to a very generous grant from Albertsons Nourishing Neighbors - we are able to provide free bagged breakfasts in collaboration with Rainier School District this year. You are able to pick up free bagged breakfast for the weekends every Thursday when you pick up your free bagged lunches. These free meals are available at Rainier School Cafeteria.

07/20/2023

Let's raise some money for HOPE for Rainier and have fun throwing pie in the Mayor's face! July 28th from 1-3pm in the Grocery Outlet Parking lot - Rainier, Or.
This is in support of the Independence From Hunger Campaign to help stamp out hunger in Rainier, Oregon!

07/15/2023

HOPE Chest thrift store is open until 4 today. Come on down and see what's new. We have a raffle going for the month of July as well.

We are raffling off several gift cards for the month of July.  Come by the food pantry on Monday or Wednesday or the HOP...
07/10/2023

We are raffling off several gift cards for the month of July. Come by the food pantry on Monday or Wednesday or the HOPE Chest thrift store on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday. $1.00 each or 6/$5.00.

07/05/2023

HOPE of Rainier food pantry will not open until noon today, July 5, 2023 so that we can receive our delivery. We apologize for the inconvenience.

06/30/2023

Hope Chest Thrift Store will be closed on Saturday July 1, 2023 and reopen Monday July 3,2023 and then be closed for the 4th.

06/26/2023

Thank you to Rainier Community Church of God VBS for the very generous food donation of 350lbs as well as $202.43
THANK YOU!

12/20/2022

The HOPE Chest thrift store, and HOPE food pantry are both now closed until January 2. Thank you to all of the volunteers, employees, customers, clients and board members who helped make 2022 a very successful year!
Merry Christmas and happy holidays to you all!

12/18/2022

If you signed up for a holiday food box and didn't get it picked up today, see us Monday from 11:45-3:45.

12/14/2022

HOPE of Rainier food pantry 's last day of operation for the year is Monday, Dec. 19th. We will re-open on Jan. 2, 2023.
HOPE Chest thrift stores last day will be Tue. Dec. 20th and will also re-open on Jan. 2, 2023.
Thank you to all of our clients, customers, volunteers and employees for a fantastic year!
Kelly Miller - Executive Director

12/06/2022

We at HOPE Chest thrift store are overjoyed with all of the wonderful donations that have been given to us! We are not only overjoyed, but we are also overstocked! We will not be taking donations until January, so that we can sort through, price and put out on the floor all of the great donations we have currently received. Thank you for your understanding while we get these processed and ready for you!

12/05/2022

We would like to thank Boy Scout/Cub Scout pack/troop #332 for collecting 819lbs for HOPE of Rainier! Thank you for your continued support!

11/25/2022

HOPE Chest thrift store will be closing at 1:00 pm today - Friday 11/25. We will reopen regular hours on Monday, 11/28.

11/23/2022

HOPE Chest thrift store will be open on Friday - Nov. 25th and it is 1/2 price day! We have a lot of nice holiday items. Hours are 10-4.

HOPE of Rainier also has paper applications for folks who may not have internet access. Please, if you know of anyone wh...
11/17/2022

HOPE of Rainier also has paper applications for folks who may not have internet access. Please, if you know of anyone who is in need of food or toys this holiday season but may not be able to sign up using the online application process for whatever reason, send them to us to get signed up. We are located at 404 E A Street in Rainier and are open Monday and Wednesday from 11:45 - 3:45.
If you are unable to come in during our regular business hours and still need assistance with this - please call us at 503.556.0701 and leave a clearly spoken message with your name and phone number and we will call you to make arrangements.

Columbia River Fire & Rescue's Toy N Joy applications are now live on the website and available to residents within Columbia River Fire & Rescue's district boundaries.

If you are a family in the Warren, St. Helens, Columbia City, Deer Island, Goble, Prescott or Rainier and need food, toys or clothing for your children this holiday season you can apply online using the following link: https://www.crfr.com/toynjoy
Paper applications are available at our St. Helens and Rainier Fire stations.

Forms must be filled out and or returned by 5:00pm, December 5, 2022 to the St. Helens station at 105 S. Columbia Boulevard or Rainier Fire station at 211 West 2nd Street. (Please note our administration building is under construction so that location is not available). The sooner your application is turned in, the better chances we have of fulfilling holiday requests.

Columbia River Fire & Rescue's Toy N Joy program is brought to You By: Merchants Toy N Joy Auction, Kiwanis Holiday Hope, Columbia Pacific Food Bank, HOPE of Rainier along with other local businesses and private donors. We can't thank the community enough for their support the children and families in our community!

HOPE of Rainier would like to thank Kristi Calhoun and crew from USG for donating 3025 lbs. of food today!  We are so gr...
11/09/2022

HOPE of Rainier would like to thank Kristi Calhoun and crew from USG for donating 3025 lbs. of food today! We are so grateful and appreciative of everything you do for our pantry each year.
Thank you to all who helped with loading, unloading, sorting, putting away and most of all donating!

Kelly Miller - Executive Director
Board Members
Staff & Volunteers

10/31/2022

Happy Halloween! Today at HOPE Chest thrift store all Halloween costumes, items and decorations are 50% off. We are located at 107 E. 1st St. Rainier. We are open 10-4

10/25/2022

The HOPE Chest thrift store will be closed today, October 25th. Thank you for understanding. We will reopen on Thursday, October 27.

Thank you to all who donated not only monetarily, but your time, expertise, and unwavering support in order to make this...
10/08/2022

Thank you to all who donated not only monetarily, but your time, expertise, and unwavering support in order to make this dream a reality for HOPE of Rainier and ultimately the Rainier community!
We appreciate each and every one of you!

Volunteers are a key element of local social services in Clatskanie and Rainier and the volunteers at HOPE of Rainier were recognized at a public open house, Oct. 1.

10/06/2022

We are open on Monday, Oct. 10th at HOPE food pantry as well as HOPE Chest thrift store.

Thank you to all who helped make this a reality for HOPE of Rainier food pantry.
10/04/2022

Thank you to all who helped make this a reality for HOPE of Rainier food pantry.

About 11% of Columbia County's residents experience food insecurity, data shows.

Summer clearance at HOPE Chest Thrift Store this week!
09/06/2022

Summer clearance at HOPE Chest Thrift Store this week!

09/02/2022

Last day to shop our outside sidewalk sale - Fill a bag for only $1 and while there, ask the store cashier about your BONUS you will receive just for coming in today! 9/2/2022

09/01/2022

Everyone who shops our $1 a bag outside sidewalk sale today & tomorrow will receive a bonus! Just make sure you ask the sales clerk what that is.... I promise you will like it!

09/01/2022

Final 2 days of our sidewalk sale - Everything outside is $1 a bag!
9/1 -9/2

HOPE of Rainier is blown away by the generosity of this community! Thank you ~
08/31/2022

HOPE of Rainier is blown away by the generosity of this community! Thank you ~

I just HAD to special order a giant check just for this occasion!
Thank you again for all your donations all month of July! Every single penny went right to Hope of Rainier and stays here in our community.
Thank you to all the people who matched donations, it really was a big help!

08/30/2022

HOPE of Rainier food pantry and HOPE Chest thrift store will be closed Monday Sept. 5th in honor of Labor Day

08/30/2022

REMINDER ~ HOPE Chest is running our annual sidewalk sale until 9/2. All items outside are $3 per bag!
Supports our food pantry

08/28/2022

HOPE Chest will still be running our sidewalk sale this coming week, August 29th with one change ~ Everything outside will now be $3 per bag! That's right, come and fill up your bag for only $3! Brand new items added daily. All proceeds will go to support the HOPE of Rainier food pantry.

Free pastry out front of HOPE of Rainier pantry. 8/24/2022Please help yourself.
08/24/2022

Free pastry out front of HOPE of Rainier pantry. 8/24/2022
Please help yourself.

08/24/2022

Don't forget that HOPE Chest Thrift Store is still running our sidewalk sale. Thursday & Friday of this week - doors open at 10.
Everything outside is priced at only $5 per bag - and we provide the bag!
Something for everyone ~

08/23/2022

OK Rainier - Mayor Jerry Cole is now in last place for getting slopped!! We need more donations to keep him from being a big sloppy mess and to also give as back to your community by supporting HOPE of Rainier with your donations.
Currently these are the most recent numbers with less than 1 hour to go!
Mayor Burge $993
Mayor Scholl $811
Mayor Cole $650

Let's do this Rainier - put Mayor Cole back in the lead!
Go to the donation link in the bio section of Columbia Pacific Food Bank's page to donate!

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404 East 'A' Street
Rainier, OR
97048

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm

Telephone

+15035560701

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HOPE CHEST Thrift Store is having a half off sale all week. Starting 2/8. Come in Mon. Wed. Fri. 10-4 for some great deals
Hope Chest Thrift Store will not be taking any donations all next week. Jan.25th thru the 29th. While our store appreciates all the donations we have received from the community, we are a small store, and have filled our storage areas at this time. Our store hours are Mon. Wed. Fri. 10-4. Friday is "Frugal Friday." Everything in the store is half price. If you have any questions, please call 503-556-0701.
Could anyone use an artificial Christmas tree? I know i have 2...may have 3...free...as is, should be good they were my Moms
Please let us know if you will be closing because of the new lockdown starting 11/18/2020. thanks :)
I saw in the Ruralite magazine about opening a retail thrift store, what a great idea! Would gladly support with donations! Best wishes in making it happen.
Could you please update your hours online? On the google search it showed you are open. I stopped by to make a donation, only to find you were not open. Thanks
Reminder that beginning on April 6, 2020 our new hours will be Monday and Wednesday from 12 -4. We will no longer be operating on Tuesday and Thursday. Also take note of new procedures put in place for receiving food boxes. Please call 503-556-0701 to place your order or when you arrive, knock on the door and someone will be out to assist you. Thank you!
Rainier School District meal sites while school is closed.
A great opportunity for those in Rainier!
Some recipes for using dried split peas.
Thank you for all you do to help feed those in need in the Rainier area.