Welcome to Friends of the Carpenter. We are a faith-based day shelter that provides safety and a sense of purpose to members of our community.


Wood for Sale: $200 a cord

March 8, 2016 – December 31, 2016

We have wood for sale: $200 a cord … stop by the Friendship Center to purchase some today!

Wednesday Activities

March 23, 2016 – December 29, 2016
1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

The Activity Events continue to grow on Wednesday afternoons, 1 to 3 p.m. Every Wednesday afternoon, we have a special activity from 1pm to 3pm.  We may do a woodworking project such a birdhouse, or put together the newsletter, or something else exciting planned by our Activity Coordinator CJ Haney.  We will sing together and have […]

Boomerang Coffee Give Back Week: May 2 to 7

May 2, 2016 – May 7, 2016
Monday – Thursday: 8am to 5pm; Friday: 8am-9pm; Saturday: 8am to 6pm; Sunday: Closed

This week – May 2 to 7 – is Coffee Give Back Week for FOC at Boomerang, a generosity store that sells donated and consigned items of quality at accessible prices, and then gives every penny of profit back to local causes. Boomerang will highlight the great work FOC does and give 10% of coffee […]

Share Day Center Neighborhood Information Session

May 5, 2016
4 to 6 p.m.

Share Day Center Neighborhood Information Session Thursday, May 5th • 4 to 6 pm at Friends of the Carpenter Please join us for a chance to hear about this community resource.  You will have an opportunity to learn about the services provided at the Day Center and hear from City of Vancouver staff, including the […]

Honor Your Mother

May 7, 2016
3:00 - 5:00 pm

FOC presents A Fundraising Concert. The Best Way To Celebrate Mother’s Day. Honor Your Mother with Jim Fischer and Friends on Saturday, May 7th at 3 pm. At the First Presbyterian Church located on 4300 Main Street, Vancouver, WA 98663. Special guest appearances by Northwest Harmony Chorus. Tickets $20 each on sale online. Brown Paper […]

Donate Now!

Donate today and make a difference!

$20 could provide four gas vouchers to help our participants look for work or go to medical appointments.


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