Burnside group grows, gets a portable toilet donated

The group of people experiencing homelessness on NW 4th and Burnside continues to grow. Starting out at eight individuals with three tents, the group now stands at nearly 60 individuals with nearly 30 tents. In the past 24-hours a private citizen donated a portable toilet (seen below) and local carpenters volunteered throughout the day and night to help build slabs for tents to rest on.

Yesterday the group calling themselves, “Right to Dream Too,” shared with Street Roots blueprints for how they envision the space over the next year.

Photos and post by Israel Bayer.

One response to “Burnside group grows, gets a portable toilet donated

  1. Hooray for the Citizen who donated the potty! My hero!

    In my personal experience there’s nothing worse than living unhoused and not being able to access a toilet, unless it’s being a gimpy ol’ gal living unhoused and unable to access a toilet. And being jealous of the dog because the whole world is her toilet…

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