Portland Metro GIG



GIG Programs:
- GF Products
- GF Restaurants
- GF Food Service
- GF Recipes


Branch Manager
Lisa Shaver
Phone: 503-577-9339
Email: Lisashaver@yahoo.com

Blog & Newsletter Editor
Jennifer Friesen
Phone: 503-310-7707
Email: gig_membership@hotmail.com

Kathy Kreitzberg
Phone: 503-281-7084
Email: krtzberg@hevanet.com

Mentor Program Coordinator
Kristina Squires
Phone: 208-484-0544
Email: kristina.squires@gmail.com

For the most current events, meetings and local information about the Portland Metro GIG Support Group and Community please visit us at:
http://graindamaged.blogspot.com/. We hope to see you soon!

Other Support Groups in Area


Mission Statement:

Portland Metro GIG® is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Our Mission is to provide support to persons with gluten intolerances, including celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis and gluten sensitivities to live healthy lives.


Portland Metro GIG, holds support group meetings on the 2nd Saturday of each month at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in North Portland, with the exception of  December (when we have our Holiday Party). We are easily accessible by bus and transfer from the MAX, and are right off of I-5 and the 405 at the East end of the Fremont Bridge (Kerby exit).  Support group meetings are held from 10 am to 12 pm.

Legacy Emanuel Hospital
2801 N Gantenbein Ave
Portland, OR 97227
Ph:  503-413-4117

Conference Room 1075

Unless noted otherwise, all events will be held at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in North Portland.


Vancouver - SW Washington Branch Manager:
Kristy Curtis - 360.695.0862 - kcurtis@gluten.net

Salem Oregon Branch Manager:
Becky Crooke - 503.393.2043 - beckycrooke@gmail.com

McMinnville Branch Manager:
Susan Chambers - 503.472.0925 - schambe@linfield.edu

Eugene Branch Manager:
Diane Connell – dianecon@comcast.net

Bend Oregon Branch Manager:
Lynelle Thomas - 541.389.1731 - ournelle@aol.com

Centralia Washington Branch Manager:
Sam Jennings - 360.736.6970 - cybersam13@msn.com

GIG National Executive Director:
Cynthia Kupper, RD, CD - www.gluten.net


You can also opt to become a paying member of the Portland Metro GIG Branch.
The cost is $10 a year. For this you will receive a quarterly newsletter sent directly to you. The newsletter will inform you on a variety of information such as the next meeting topics, local celiac community news, recipes, gluten free friendly restaurants, websites and forums, medical and dietary information plus many other topics regarding the Celiac condition and lifestyle.

There is no obligation to join, however your donation is tax deductible and will also help us to fund our doctor and restaurant awareness programs, as well as provide financing to fund the food fair.

To become a supporting member:
Please send your check for $10.00, made payable to GIG Portland Metro to the below address and include the following information. Please do not send cash. We apologize that we currently cannot accept credit or debit cards.

NAME: ___________________________________________________

ADDRESS: ________________________________________________

CITY: ____________________________________________________

STATE: _____________________________ ZIP: ________________

PHONE: _________________________________________________

E-MAIL: __________________________________________________

GIG Portland Metro
3590 NE Hancock St
Portland , OR 97212-5149


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