Street Roots

for those who cannot afford free speech

Our Mission

Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

Nick Gefroh Vendor Fund

Nick Gefroh

The Nick Gefroh Vendor Fund is made possible through a generous annual contribution from Nick’s family to support vendors experiencing homelessness and poverty at Street Roots. 100% of this fund goes towards supporting Street Roots vendors with supplies that will make them more successful in their work. To contribute directly to this fund visit Street Roots' donation page and select "Nick Gefroh Vendor Fund" under Dedications.

Our Friends Speak About Street Roots

Street Roots advocates for those folks who don’t have a voice and you and your team work diligently, and with great humanity, humility and grace to bring those stories center stage for food, housing, healthcare and social justice. Portland is lucky to have an organization like Street Roots to help us understand the complexities of homelessness, politics and the community.

- Tamara Pedrojetti, Community Relations Manager and SafeLink Program Manager, CareOregon