Serendipity Center was delighted to meet and tour our school with Angela Giuliano Hubbs, Multnomah ESD Student Success Improvement Leader. This new regional role was created subsequent to the successful passage of the Student Success Act. Angela will provide support and technical assistance to districts in planning and implementation. Serendipity is excited to explore the possibilities with Angela.

L – R Belinda Marier, Executive Director and Angela Giuliano Hubbs, Student Success Improvement Leader Multnomah ESD

Serendipity was delighted to have Kate Woicke, the Director of Educational Equity at Center for Equity & Inclusion tour our school.

Center for Equity & Inclusion works with their partners to build structure, competency and tools to advance and sustain equity efforts throughout all aspects of the organization. Serendipity is looking forward to partnering with CEI in the future.

Photo L to R: Belinda Marier, Serendipity Executive Director and Kate Woicke, Director of Educational Equity, Center for Equity & Inclusion

It was a pleasure to welcome three professionals from The Gateway School of Mumbai to tour Serendipity today to share ideas and better understand one another’s practices and challenges!

Left to right: Radhika Chandrasekaran, Lower School & Middle School Coordinator; Pooja Thakkar, Speech & Language Therapy Coordinator; Megan Pine, Serendipity Center Principal; and Rudri Joshi, Math Program Coordinator

H&R Block is donating $20.00 to @serendipitycenter for every new client who files their taxes with H&R Block or Block Advisors in person or on-line. The total donation amount is unlimited so get into your local office (and share with friends and family) to file your taxes as the coupon is good at any US H&R Block office and online ‪until October 10th, 2020‬! Please use the non-profit referral ID 40010001101270 to make sure Serendipity receives the donation! A special thank you to Cora Rupp-Merritt, a Senior Tax Analyst and expert at the 14247 SE Stark St. office for continuing to support Serendipity!

We were delighted to host Ebony Clarke, Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services Division Director along with Tracy Garell, Senior Manager Direct Clinical Services, and Jessica Jacobsen, Care Coordination Manager for a lively discussion and Serendipity tour. Thank you for braving the rain to discuss children’s Mental Health Treatment in the county!

Left to Right:

Ebony Clarke – Multnomah County Mental Health and Addiction Services Division Director
Jessica Jacobsen, Multnomah County Care Coordination Manager
Tracy Garell, Multnomah County Senior Manager Direct Clinical Services
Belinda Marier, Serendipity Executive Director

The Windermere Moreland Realty Office at 1610 SE Bybee Blvd. presented Serendipity with a check to purchase noise-reducing headphones, weighted-blankets and theraputty for students to use as tools to help reduce anxiety and behavioral escalation.
Many thanks to the Windermere Foundation for their generous support.
Photos L to R: Belinda Marier, Serendipity Center Executive Director, Peggy Reaume and Reuben Schug, Windermere Realty

Please Join Us Thursday, January 30th from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. at The Village Ballroom, 704 NE Dekum.

The Youth Opportunity Breakfast is an informational event hosted by Serendipity Center designed to shape the conversation of therapeutic education in the state of Oregon.  It is a priority of Serendipity to promote discussion of topics that are effective in enhancing the care of children coping with the effects of severe behavioral or developmental challenges. 

Serendipity’s Garden Coordinator, Nicolas Townsend, MS, and Treatment Director, Jackie Trussell, LCSW, will be presenting on the topic of a Time to Heal; Cultivating Resiliency through a Therapeutic School Garden.

Breakfast and Coffee will be served

For more information and topic details, please visit our event page.
Click here to register right now!
We look forward to seeing you there!


We are still trying to reach our goal of raising $10,000 to purchase new iPads so that we can move closer to having an iPad in every student and teacher’s hand!

REMEMBER, THIS CALL TO ACTION IS IN LIEU OF AN ANNUAL APPEAL or any other end of the year mailing! Instead of spending money on printing and stamps we want all the funds to go directly to our students!

Please click here to donate and choose ‘Giving Tuesday/Annual Appeal’ in the drop-down menu!

We so appreciate your generous support and look forward to meeting our Goal!


Andrew Beyer, CEO of EC Electric has generously offered a $5,000 donation to Serendipity’s Four Pillar Fund Annual Campaign that requires a match at the same level. EC Electric has asked that their donation of $5,000 be matched by another donor at the $5,000 level. Help us match this gift with a $5,000 donation!

Click here to donate and select ‘4 Pillar Fund’ in the drop-down menu.

We so appreciate EC Electric’s incredible support of our students and our mission!

 This year we are doing something new! Instead of spending money on printing and stamps to send out an end of the year annual appeal, we want all the funds to go directly to our students!

So we are joing the global giving movement GIVING TUESDAY on DECEMBER 3rd!

We would like to raise $10,000 to purchase new iPads so that we can move closer to having an iPad in every student and teacher’s hand! Help us reach our goal! Consider how you can GIVE GENEROUSLY one week from today on December 3rd!