The Linnton Community Center provides art, adventure and STEM focused youth programing, a bilingual pre-school, an emergency food pantry as well as recreational programs and services for adults and families.
We couldn't do it without our amazing, qualified staff and volunteers.
At LCC we take and individualized approach to providing meaningful volunteer opportunities that make the best use of our volunteer’s skills and talents. Please contact us about available opportunities.
Douglas “Doug” Joseph Polk He was born in San Francisco on February 11, 1940 to Wesley & Mary Grace Polk. He died here in Portland, on February 24, 2016, at home, peacefully surrounded by his loving family. He graduated from Parkrose High School in 1957 and attended Stanford University. He served in the Army as a […]
LCC is looking for a certified lifeguard to work in our summer camp program. Schedule is 10 am – 3 pm, three days a week (Wednesday, Thursday Friday). Camp runs from June 13 through August 19th. The Linnton Community Center provides children and youth in the Linnton and surrounding neighborhoods with a fun, meaningful and […]
My name is Katherine Pauley. I am a 29-year-old Portland native. This is my testament as to how the Linnton Community Center Food Bank has positively affected the lives of my little family. Almost a year ago now, my mother in law suggested to me that I try out the food pantry on highway 30 […]
The LCCers are a children’s comedy troupe that meet during after-school youth activities at the Linnton Community Center. Kate Horan, instructor for the troupe graduated from “The American Academy of Dramatic Arts”. Performed Stand Up at “The Comedy Store” and studied with “The Groundlings” a Premier Improv group in Los Angeles California. She also performed with […]
Lightly Used Equipment Wanted! If you are like me you may have a few things in your garage or basement that have not seen the light of day for some time. Chances are, we can use them at LCC! Please consider donating your lightly used equipment; We Need: Sports equipment: cones, pinnies, tennis rackets, soccer […]
Thanks to Metro, The Oregon Community foundation and The Clark Foundation the Linnton Community Center Teaching Kitchen is soon to be a reality! The kitchen will be built under the Emergency Food Pantry on site at LCC and extend into a covered area behind the bathroom on the playground. The facility will transform underutilized space […]
For the third consecutive year, skyline student Clara Earl has organized a food drive to help combat hunger in the community. Clara and two friends, Anna Whitworth and Sophie Warner collected 86 lbs. of food from fellow skyline students. The food helps to stock shelves at the Linnton Community Center emergency food pantry. Clara and […]
Boffer Fencing! Spring Break Day Camp at the Linnton Community Center! Children build safe and fun boffer fencing swords and armor; learn real fencing skills, military tactics and above all Chivalry. Classes are led daily by High Constable Sir Grant and his assistants from the Mountain and Rose offer guild! The Details March 21st – […]
Thanks to the Oregon Community Foundation the participants in programs at the Linnton Community Center are looking forward to a comfortable summer. Air conditioning systems have recently been installed in the meeting hall and gymnasium. Despite the fact that some will morn the loss of afternoon “Hot Yoga” These upgrades are a welcome addition as […]
The Linnton community has a rich history. As the Executive Director of the LCC I have had the privilege to learn many interesting things about this area through stories of its inhabitants both current and past. We at the LCC believe stories are an unparalleled window into history and are best told first hand. Help […]
The LCC would like to extend a huge thanks to those who attended the LCCer’s winter performance. We are looking forward to spring and the start of a new season. The LCCer’s are a local children’s comedy troupe that meet during After-school youth activities at the Linnton Community Center. The Club will begin again in […]
If you have visited the Linnton Community Center Food pantry on a Monday or Tuesday lately you may have had the opportunity to meet Gloria Lillethun and Kip Waldron. It is with great pleasure that I highlight their dedication to providing emergency food to people experiencing hunger in our area. Their hard work and leadership […]