Make A Difference

Looking for ways to get involved in your community?

Sign up for Orion's Volunteer Program to support our work responding to the unmet needs of our most vulnerable neighbors. Have the chance to share your administrative, fundraising, organizing, guidance skills and more! In person opportunities include special projects, making deliveries or organizing office supplies and donations. Virtually, from the safety and comfort of your home, help with mailings, planning events and data entry.
For more information, please contact Melinda Izzo, Operations Manager, or Yvette Blanding, Development and Outreach Manager,

In 2021 Orion was able to assist…

new households contacted Orion for the first time
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individuals who were homeless for all or part of the year
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English Language Learner households
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The dedication of 132 volunteers was evident 2019 with over 7000 hours of time donated. The federal government values your gift at almost $200,000 and that’s a really big deal! You fill roles and provide services that we would not be able to do without you and we are so grateful!

Donate Orion Communities

Orion believes that every person deserves shelter, food, clothing, transportation, access to healthcare, and respectful human interaction.


For more specific ways you can help, please check out our wish lists for items that are most needed by our neighbors in need.

When you shop at with Orion Communities selected as your charity, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Orion Communities.

Thank you for your support!


You can help our most vulnerable neighbors now... and in the future. The Orion Legacy Society is a special fund created for donors like you, who want to make a lasting promise to care for our neighbors in need.  Click here to learn more.

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