Portland, May 2nd, 2015. William Temple House celebrated its 50th Anniversary in style. Since 1965, William Temple House has been providing low-cost/no-cost mental health counseling and emergency social services such as food, rent, utilities and transportation assistance to individuals, couples and families. Each year the nonprofit serves approximately 10,000 individuals. Master of Ceremonies Pat Boyle KXL radio news anchor and reporter posed with Past Board President Walt Myers and long-time volunteer Mary Lawrence. The 50th Anniversary Golden Jubilee Celebration was held at the Tiffany Center with 200 people in attendance. Funds raised will be used to support current and future mental health counseling and social services of William Temple House.
From William Temple House:
Hope is the feeling that what is wanted can be obtained. Hope relates to motivation and will.
Strength is showing ability, competence, power or courage (can be physical, mental, emotional or spiritual). Strength relates to capacity and skill.
Welcoming is receiving a person gladly. Welcoming relates to treating each person as a brother/sister human being–not a case, a client, a diagnosis, a problem.
Respectful means showing a person that he/she is held in esteem. Respectful relates to recognizing the essential dignity and value of each human being.