“Refugees are mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, children, with the same hopes and ambitions as us—except that a twist of fate has bound their lives to a global refugee crisis on an unprecedented scale.”

— Khaled Hosseini

We are thrilled to share with you the ways in which we give back to our community. We adore collaborating with other non-profits and businesses. It brings a meaningfulness and excitement to the work that we do.

Refugee Cooking Demo & Dinners:

Join us for an amazing evening of cultural exchange, food and connection. $40/per person suggested donation all money goes directly to the families.

we believe that...
sharing food connects us in our shared humanity,
food has the power to nourish more than just the body,
through sharing meals we can make the world a more loving place


Upcoming Dinners: 

 We can't wait for you to join us.

December 7th, 2022 6pm - Iraqi Food = SOLD OUT*

January 25th, 2023 6pm - Sudanese Food = SOLD OUT*

February 21st, 2023 6pm- Afghan Food = SOLD OUT*

April 25th, 2023 6pm = Country TBD

*Please email to be put on waitlist as we do get cancellations

Add your name for more info on future dates: join our mailing list.

All classes are held at Shift Vacation Rentals, Rear Break 4603 N Albina Portland ~ To sign up email: info@shiftvacationrentals.com, let us know the date and the number of people in your party.