General Info 503-239-8101

News and Updates

Goings on around Albertina Kerr and our Portland Community
Notes from Kerr’s CEO

Notes from Kerr’s CEO

(Pictured left to right: Kerr Governing Board members Kimberly Curry and Laurine Apolloni with Kerr CEO Allison Stark) Dear Friends of Albertina Kerr, This week, we are celebrating National Nurses Week, and I want to thank our dedicated nursing staff at Subacute and...

read more
Notes from Kerr’s CEO

Notes from Kerr’s CEO

(Pictured left to right: Kerr Assistant Director Jessica Compton, Kerr Chief Program Officer Derrick Perry, Kerr CEO Allison Stark, Oregon State Representative Lisa Reynolds, and Marcie Lowe, Kerr Program Manager II) Dear Friends of Kerr, I hope this message finds you...

read more
Zupan’s Markets: Leading Inclusive Employment

Zupan’s Markets: Leading Inclusive Employment

Nestled in the heart of Lake Oswego, Alex diligently fulfills his duties as a courtesy clerk at Zupan's Markets, contributing to his personal development and championing the cause of inclusive employment on a larger scale. Zupan's distinguishes itself through its...

read more
Celebrating Our Namesake and Women

Celebrating Our Namesake and Women

To commemorate International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we'd like to share a little history about our organization's namesake, Albertina Sechtem Kerr. Albertina, known to her family as "Tina," was born in Portland on July 13, 1890. Her father died in 1894,...

read more
Albertina Kerr Announces Board Leadership Transitions

Albertina Kerr Announces Board Leadership Transitions

(Pictured L to R: Paul Litwinczuk, Kerr Governing Board Chair, Laurine Apolloni, Kerr Governing Board Chair-Elect, and David Lake, Kerr Governing Board Past Chair) PORTLAND, OREGON (March 6, 2024) – Albertina Kerr, a leading Oregon nonprofit organization dedicated to...

read more
Notes from Kerr’s CEO

Notes from Kerr’s CEO

(Pictured L to R: Shouka Darvishi, a member of the Kerr Governing Board, David Lake, past chair of the Board, and Kerr CEO Allison Stark) Dear Friends of Kerr, February has been a whirlwind at Kerr. Snagging an extra day thanks to leap year feels like a nice bonus. As...

read more
Oregon Tax Refunds Help Kids in Crisis

Oregon Tax Refunds Help Kids in Crisis

Your tax refund can make a BIG difference for kids in crisis. If you expect an Oregon tax refund this year, please consider designating all or part of your refund to Albertina Kerr Kid's Crisis Care through Oregon's Charitable Checkoff. Kerr's inpatient crisis...

read more
Wish Granting Magic Unleashed

Wish Granting Magic Unleashed

Holiday magic filled the air as Kerr's clients unwrapped the gifts they wished for through our Grant a Wish holiday gift drive. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our sponsors, supporters, and dedicated volunteers who played an instrumental role in ensuring...

read more
X