Providing access to food to qualifying individuals and families in need, as well as general information and advice to expats, local residents and visitors to the Algarve!
Empowerment is not something we feel, it's something we do. Empowerment is all about action!
"The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members." – Coretta Scott King
Helping those in desperate need is the responsibility of all those that witness it or are aware of it.
Empowerment is all about action. We often discuss the notion of the “feeling” of being empowered. For Empowerment Gateway, empowerment is not something we feel, it's something we do.
Together, we improve the lives of thousands of people. You can give to support community driven solutions, volunteer your time or lend your voice to a cause that matters to you.
Starting Monday, 30 November and running continuously thereafter, we will be Challenging Our Communities to Help Us Can Hunger through the ONE CAN Make a Difference Food Drive. We are challenging individuals in all 16 Council areas to join the ONE CAN campaign, and compete with each other weekly. Each week a winning council area will be declared the winner based on the highest number of cans that each council team managed to collect.Read More
On this section you can find the projects that we are currently involved with, and information about each one. Click on each one, see which one tickles your fancy and come and join us as a volunteer or as as supporter. If you are in need of the type of assistance showcased in our programs. We invite you to get in touch with us.
Food is Love ... Everyone involved, does it with love throughout the entire operational chain – be it when they donate food items, go on a shopping spree to add additional items to the food packs, when selecting and packing the food, or delivering it to those in need.
The basic premise beyond our food pantry model, is that it allows people seeking food assistance to choose for themselves what products they receive rather than just getting pre-packaged bags with items they may not use.
This program is geared towards making homes for the over 65 years of age, not only safer but also more pleasant to live in, thus improving our program beneficiaries, as well as our client's quality of life.
Geared towards Expats and immigrants seeking information and/or assistance on a wide selection of issues affecting their lives in Portugal. We have built a network of trusted service experts to whom we refer those that approaches us.