Supporting Portland's Vegan, Vegetarian, and Veg-curious Community

Northwest VEG is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Portland, OR that works to educate and encourage people to make vegan choices for a healthy, sustainable, and compassionate world.
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Volunteer Opportunities

NW VEG would not exist if not for our passionate and dedicated volunteers! Thanks to your support, we're able to reach more people and continue doing good. Whether you're looking for a one-time project or a longer term commitment, there's a good chance we have a match for your interests, skills, and goals.
Please email our Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator, Chelsea Davis, at to get started!

Upcoming Tabling Events

Volunteers are needed to help staff the Northwest VEG table at upcoming Portland events. This entails talking with interested attendees about a plant-based lifestyle and Northwest VEG offerings (including our classes, potlucks, presentations and more); handing out literature; directing attendees to additional resources and recipes as necessary; and generally putting a positive face to a compassionate lifestyle.
New volunteers are welcomed and will be paired with an experienced volunteer.

Fix-It Fair
Where: Rosa Parks Elementary School (8960 N Woolsey Ave., Portland)
When: Saturday, January 24
Shifts: 9:15-12:15, 12-3:15

Fix-It Fair
Where: David Douglas High School (1001 SE 135th Ave., Portland)
When: Saturday, February 21
Shifts: 9:15-12:15, 12-3:15

A Delicious Fair of the Heart
Where: Adventist Medical Center (10123 SE Market Street Portland, OR)
When: Sunday, February 23
Shifts: 12:45-3:15

Other Opportunities

We're constantly adding to the following list so please check back if you don't see anything that appeals to your interests at this time. Alternatively, if you have an idea for a project that isn't listed, you can email us at to discuss ways to get others involved with your project too.