Supporting Main Street benefits your local businesses
St. Johns Main Street depends on contributions from businesses and community members to support the history, commerce and culture of downtown. Whether you can donate money, time, and/or talent, we are grateful for the support you are able to provide.
MAKE A DONATION
Your tax-deductible donation provides long-term funding for the St. Johns Main Street Coalition (501c3, EIN#27-2243614). Contributions support revitalization of our district’s downtown to create a more vibrant, stable, and sustainable community.
Give by check made payable to “St. Johns Main Street” to St Johns Main Street, 8250 N Lombard St, Portland, OR 97203 or online using the button below.
JOIN A COMMITTEE
Main Street utilizes the four point approach, a unique economic development tool, to help communities revitalize their districts by leveraging local assets. The four points – Organization, Promotion, Design, and Economic Restructuring – work together to build a sustainable and complete community revitalization effort.
- Design Committee
Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8:00pm
Chair of Design: Josh Guerra
- Organization Committee
Meets the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6:30- 8:00 pm
Chair of Organization: Jeff Bissonnette
- Economic Restructuring Committee
Meets the 4th Wednesday of every month from 6:00-8:00pm
Chair of Economic Restructuring: Risa Davis
- Board of Directors
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 6:30-8:30pm at the SJMS Office The public is welcome!
Below are our greatest needs for volunteer help, but we have all sorts of projects for all sorts of skills! If you are interested in volunteering, please drop us a line at firstname.lastname@example.org. And THANK YOU!
Web Developer: Create a customized Google map to showcase St. Johns businesses.
Writer: Write articles or blurbs to be included in newsletters and help write content for the new website.
Graphic Designer: Create flyers, posters, invitations, and newspaper layout.
Marketing/Public Relations: Write press releases, develop relationships with the media, and/or coordinate the quarterly Gazette.
Block Captain: Distribute information to area business as well as collect and report feedback.
Foot Patrol: Walk St. Johns with a few of your neighbors to help deter crime and increase safety in the district.
Graffiti Abatement Team: Help remove graffiti and other vandalism from signs, poles, and trash cans. Vests and supplies are provided.
Office Support: Answer the phone, prepare mailings, filing, and other administrative tasks.