Friendly House Distance Learning Support

***UPDATED 9/16*** There are still many spots available and scholarship funds. Friendly House is working hard to make this accessible to all. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Friendly House if you are interested.***

Chapman Families, Friendly House is pleased to let you know that the registration for our Distance Learning Support Program 2020 is open. We are planning on starting in-person distance learning support on Monday, September 14th, 2020. Due to COVID-19, we are opening at reduced hours. We will be open from 7:45am–3pm Monday–Thursday and 7:45am–noon on Fridays. These reduced hours will allow time for additional cleaning and planning time for the teachers as well as staff meetings. For information on COVID-19 rules for childcare and Early Childhood Education providers click here. 

Full and partial scholarships are available for families who qualify. Even if you fall into a higher bracket on the sliding fee scale, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship if your designated rate seems unaffordable for your family. We are asking all families who request scholarship assistance to also apply for Employment Related Daycare (ERDC) through the Department of Human Services (DHS) to help offset the impact on our scholarship budget. You can find information on ERDC and apply by following this link.  If you are planning to apply for a scholarship please email

Scholarships can not be processed without a completed application and supporting documentation.

We currently have staff for 40 kids to participate and will be adding more space as we hire additional staff.

We are also working on a remote distance learning support model for families who do not need childcare but would like help with their student’s online lessons and assignments. We will send out more information once that program is ready to launch.

Friendly House is looking forward to supporting your family in these unprecedented times.

Please let Dan Hupala know if you have any questions, or 503-935-5282.

Lincoln Youth Football – Fall 2020 Season Registration is Open

Lincoln Youth Football Families,

We wanted to provide you with a few updates on the upcoming football season. Lincoln Youth Football is still moving forward with plans for a normal season this Fall, we are working on contingency plans should we need to make changes and will keep everyone informed as we learn more. The most current information will also be posted on our website and social media channels.

Registration for the 2020 season is open:

We are seeing a great number of kids being signed up for the season and are always looking for additional players. Parents, please get your player registered soon so we can plan accordingly for Fall and pass the information on to others that may want to play! We want kids to register now and to pay later. At checkout click ‘pay offline’ and payment will be made once the season is confirmed.

Tackle: 3rd-8th grade
Flag: Kinder-4th grade

For more information and to register –

Join us for a Zoom Q & A with high School Varsity Coach Jeremy Johnson on June 14th at 6 PM. He will discuss the latest safety and changes being made to Football and why it’s such a great sport for kids! Email us if you’re interested in joining:

Meals for Parent Teacher Conferences – Nov. 25 & 26

It’s time again to show our love and appreciation for our teachers on the days they spend all day talking to us parents. We would like to be able to provide dinner for both days of the Parent Teacher Conferences. Emails have been sent to room parents asking for specific grades to contribute to each meal: 
Monday November 25:

  • Kindergarten – Salads/Apps
  • 1st Grade – Main Courses
  • 2nd Grade – Drinks/desserts

Tuesday the 26th

  • 3rd Grade – Salads/Apps
  • 4th Grade – Main Courses
  • 5th Grade – Drinks/Desserts

This is a only a guideline in order to get all the slots filled, so feel free to jump in anywhere. Also, if you are going out of town and need a place to leave food or plan to order for delivery, just let me know and we will make it happen! And if you can’t bring any items, we need help with clean up.

We will be serving about 25 people in Room 18 at the main Chapman building. Please bring your item with a serving utensil by 4:30 PM. All containers will be washed and left in the room for pick up.

Thank you for participating in this valuable tradition!

Any questions, please contact Jill Kemper.

Sign Up for a Holiday Food Basket!

Each year the Chapman PTA provides holiday food baskets for Chapman families in need. These baskets are essential to help families feed their children during Thanksgiving and winter break from school.


***UPDATED*** Registered families for Thanksgiving food baskets will pick up their baskets from the Urban Lift food pantry located at:

In the basement of the First Emmanuel Lutheran Church
1808 NW Irving St.

Pick up times are:
– Tuesday November 26 between 3-5pm
– Wednesday November 27 between 3-5 pm


Please fill out the food basket request form and return it to Ariel Frager, Chapman School Counselor to her box in the front office by Friday, November 15. Please fill out the request form even if you have received a food basket in the past. There are a limited number of baskets available and requests will be filled on a first come first serve basis.


If you would like to volunteer to shop for food and assemble baskets, please sign up here. Questions? Contact Kelly Farrell

Dining for Dollar$ – November

Raise money for Chapman by eating food from pre-set neighborhood restaurants.  Dine with friends and family, order take out, and spread the word. Restaurants will donate a portion of their day’s proceeds back to Chapman. Let’s eat! We have already raised $2200 so far this school year.  Let’s keep it going!

PASTA, PASTA, PASTA! This month is all about Italian food. I did not know that it is believed that pasta originated from China. I do know that I particularly love the Italian cuisine at our Dining for Dollar$ restaurants this month – Grassa and Justa Pasta.

NW 23rd & Quimby

Monday, November 11 (NO SCHOOL DAY) – Grassa will be donating 15% of all day’s sales to Chapman. There is no school that day so keep that in mind as you enjoy Grassa cuisine anytime between 11 AM and 10 PM. No question it is reasonably priced and beloved by many. Grassa is located at the corner of NW 23rd and Quimby. 

1326 NW 19th

Tuesday, November 19 – Justa Pasta will be donating 10% of all day’s sales to Chapman. Like Grassa, it is affordably priced for our neighborhood and well loved. How it differs is that it feels like a hideaway, a neighborhood gem few tourists know about. Last time Justa Pasta participated in a Chapman dining night was 2015 so let’s show them how much we love having Justa Pasta back. It is open for lunch from 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM and again from 4:30 – 8:30 PM for dinner. The space is smaller than Grassa, FYI, so take out might make most sense especially if your group is large. Take out orders can be called in at 503-243-2249. Justa Pasta is located at 1326 NW 19th (between Overton and Pettygrove).

Questions? Contact Nicole Mather.

Outreach Holiday Baskets – Collecting Donations at the Swift Community Dinner

Each year, the Chapman community comes together to put together food baskets for both Thanksgiving and the Winter Break.

Collection bins will be out in the main lobby starting at the Swift Community Dinner (on 11/6) and through December. Monetary donations are accepted as well (donate online or bring your donation to the Swift Community Dinner). 

Stay tuned for more info on how to help shop and put together the baskets.

Questions? Contact Kelly Farrell-Oliverson.

Donation Food List

  • Jars of Peanut Butter – Natural Jif
  • Jars of Jelly/Jam – Kroger strawberry preserves
  • Cans of Chili – Hormel chili with beans 15 oz.
  • Boxes mix of Corn Bread – Krusteaz Honey Cornbread 15 oz.
  • Box of Cereal – Cheerios 12 oz
  • Instant Oatmeal – Kroger Variety Pack 12.5 oz
  • Box of Macaroni & Cheese – Kraft Mac and Cheese 5.5 oz box
  • Package of Spaghetti Noodles – Barilla Spaghetti
  • Jar/can of Marinara Sauce – Prego Traditional Spaghetti Sauce
  • Can of Tuna Fish – Bumble Bee Tuna 5 oz can
  • Loaves of Bread – Home Pride 20 oz.
  • Jars of Mayo – Best Foods Mayonnaise 30 oz
  • Hot Cocoa Mix Packets – Swiss Miss Marshmallow 7.3 oz
  • Mashed Potatoes – Idahoan
  • Canned Green Beans – DelMonte
  • Stuffing – Kraft turkey Stove Top
  • Sweet Potatoes – Bruce’s candied yams
  • Cranberry Sauce – Ocean Spray Cans
  • Gravy Mix – McCormicks