Events
Portland Art Museum Summer Fête is a Warm Affair

Portland Art Museum Summer Fête is a Warm Affair

Portland, July 29th, 2015. The Portland Art Museum’s Patron Society members celebrated summer and the current Gods and Heroes exhibition under clear, warm skies. The courtyard of … [read more]

SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party Benefits Pediatric Immunology Program at OHSU

SEMpdx Rooftop Networking Party Benefits Pediatric Immunology Program at OHSU

Portland, August 11th, 2015. SEMpdx‘s seventh annual Rooftop Networking Party drew over 550 professionals. Members of the local nonprofit search engine marketing group kicked up their heels, including Founder and … [read more]

Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic Raises Funds to Help Families

Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Golf Classic Raises Funds to Help Families

North Plains, Oregon, July 20th, 2015. Over 250 Ronald McDonald House Charities supporters hit the courses at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club. Mike Francis, General Manager of … [read more]

32nd Annual Bite of Portland Benefits Special Olympics and Crowns Top Chef From Ashland

32nd Annual Bite of Portland Benefits Special Olympics and Crowns Top Chef From Ashland

Portland, August 9th, 2015. From the coast to the Cascades and canyons, the Bite of Oregon is a celebration of Oregon’s bounty and people.  More than 25 breweries, wineries, distilleries, … [read more]

Oregon Cultural Trust Grants $2.6 Million to Local Nonprofit

Oregon Cultural Trust Grants $2.6 Million to Local Nonprofit

Salem, August 12th, 2015.  Statewide cultural organizations will receive a record $2.6 million in grants from the Oregon Cultural Trust in fiscal year 2015-16, up a full … [read more]

Oregon Zoo Proud of Caring for Six of Oldest of Their Kind

Oregon Zoo Proud of Caring for Six of Oldest of Their Kind

Portland, August 22nd, 2015. As home to some of the oldest animals on the planet, the Oregon Zoo has earned a stellar reputation for the specialized geriatric … [read more]

Barn Dance & Barbecue Benefits Sauvie Island Center’s Annual Fundraiser

Barn Dance & Barbecue Benefits Sauvie Island Center’s Annual Fundraiser

Sauvie Island, August 1st, 2015. It was a banner day for kids when Sauvie Island Center hosted its 7th annual Barn Dance and BBQ. The event, presented … [read more]

Supporters Enjoy Oregon Historical Society Exhibit "World War II: A World at War, A State Transformed"

Supporters Enjoy Oregon Historical Society Exhibit “World War II: A World at War, A State Transformed”

Portland, August 9th, 2015. The Oregon Historical Society is honoring the Greatest Generation through an original exhibition, opening 70 years following the end of World War II.  In World … [read more]

The Big Float V Benefits Human Access Project's Fight for Clean Water

The Big Float V Benefits Human Access Project’s Fight for Clean Water

Portland, July 26th, 2015. Despite the overcast weather, The Big Float V was dubbed a success. Over a thousand water lovers, including some four-legged friends, flocked to the Willamette … [read more]

Portlandia Crew Excited About two Emmy Nominations

Portlandia Crew Excited About two Emmy Nominations

Portland, August 16th, 2015. It’s already been a month since the Portlandia crew learned they were nominated for an emmy, but it hasn’t gotten old.  They shared … [read more]

Transgender Activist Aydian Dowling Throws Out Opening Pitch At Bat’N Rouge

Transgender Activist Aydian Dowling Throws Out Opening Pitch At Bat’N Rouge

Portland, July 26th, 2015. Cascade AIDS Project (CAP) hosted the fourth annual “Bat ‘n Rouge” softball tournament and the names of the teams had a real TV tone: … [read more]

Bastille Day Festival Comes to Life at the Portland Art Museum

Bastille Day Festival Comes to Life at the Portland Art Museum

Portland, July 11th, 2015. Nearly 5,000 watched aerial dance performances during the Bastille Day festival on the Portland Art Museum’s grounds. This was the first time for … [read more]

40th Street of Dreams Benefits Home Builders Foundation

40th Street of Dreams Benefits Home Builders Foundation

Lake Oswego, July 29th, 2015. More than 1,500 people attended the VIP Block Party to kick off the 2015 Street of Dreams. The Home Builders Foundation (HBA) received a … [read more]

Tail Wagging Benefit Raises  $294,000 for Oregon Humane Society

Tail Wagging Benefit Raises $294,000 for Oregon Humane Society

Portland, July 24th, 2015. Guests at the Oregon Humane Society’s Tail Wag event had a howling good time raising $294,000 for the Portland nonprofit. Cheri Jones had a chance … [read more]

​​Playworks 6th Annual Corporate Kickball Raises Over $40,000

​​Playworks 6th Annual Corporate Kickball Raises Over $40,000

​​Portland, June 19th, 2015. Playworks hosted its 6th Annual Corporate Kickball Fundraiser. Congratulations to team adidas for taking home the tournament Golden Trophy and Northwest Health Foundation for … [read more]

Artists Repertory Theatre Announces Portland Premieres, Rare Revivals  & Broadway-Scale World Premiere Musical

Artists Repertory Theatre Announces Portland Premieres, Rare Revivals & Broadway-Scale World Premiere Musical

Portland, July 30th, 2015. Artists Repertory Theatre announces an ambitious and stylistically diverse 2015/16 season of eight engaging plays. These selections emphasize Artists Rep’s role as Portland’s premiere … [read more]

Larry King Supports Lake Oswego's Park Academy Programs for Dyslexic Students

Larry King Supports Lake Oswego’s Park Academy Programs for Dyslexic Students

Lake Oswego, June 25th, 2015. Park Academy hosted its first ever benefit featuring a lighthearted talk with Larry King. School Founder, Piper Park, had a chance to pose with … [read more]

Partnership Brings Love of Gardening to Kids on the Rise

Partnership Brings Love of Gardening to Kids on the Rise

Portland, July 24th, 2015. What could be better than helping children “dig” gardening? That was the goal at a special event: “Seed for Today, Root for Tomorrow: Dennis’ … [read more]

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp Empowers children and Adults With Disabilities.

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp Empowers children and Adults With Disabilities.

Government Camp, July 24th, 2015. Summer is in full swing at Mt Hood Kiwans Camp. For over 80 years, MHKC has partnered with the U.S. Forest Service … [read more]

Oregon International Airshow Reaches New Heights for Local Nonprofits

Oregon International Airshow Reaches New Heights for Local Nonprofits

Hillsboro, July 18th, 2015. With record-breaking sell-out crowds, the Oregon International Airshow soared into the metro area for a hot July weekend. Net proceeds from the event are … [read more]

Portland Highland Games Preserve Traditional Scottish Culture

Portland Highland Games Preserve Traditional Scottish Culture

Gresham, July 18th, 2015. Thousands did as they were told and, “grabbed a pint and a banger” at the Portland Highland Games. The purpose of the nonprofit games is … [read more]

The 20th Annual Yoshida's Sand in the City Raises $120,000 for Kids

The 20th Annual Yoshida’s Sand in the City Raises $120,000 for Kids

Portland, July 17th, 2015. Twelve corporate teams competed in the sand sculpture competition and Team Nike/Camp Rosenbaum  came out on top with its “Active Kids, Active Minds” creation. Judges … [read more]

Tucker Maxon's School Auction Keep Boosting Programs for the Deaf

Tucker Maxon’s School Auction Keep Boosting Programs for the Deaf

Portland, July 11th, 2015. Summer is the time that the generous supporters who bought items at Tucker-Maxon Elementary School auction enjoyed their purchases. For example, one donation brought … [read more]

Heart of Doernbecher Gala Raises Record $1.1 Million to Help Meet Knight's Billion Dollar Challenge

Heart of Doernbecher Gala Raises Record $1.1 Million to Help Meet Knight’s Billion Dollar Challenge

Portland, June 25th, 2015.  It took a village (and events like the Heart of Doernbecher ) to raise the needed $500 million dollars in matching funds to meet the  $1 billion … [read more]

The American Diabetes Association Raises Over $300,000 at 3rd Annual Father of the Year awards

The American Diabetes Association Raises Over $300,000 at 3rd Annual Father of the Year awards

Portland, June 10th 2015. The American Diabetes Association and Father’s Day Council of Oregon and Southwest Washington honored three outstanding Portland business leaders at the third annual Father … [read more]

17th annual "JAW: A Playwrights Festival" Kicks off Free Performances July 23rd

17th annual “JAW: A Playwrights Festival” Kicks off Free Performances July 23rd

Portland, JULY 11th, 2015. Portland Center Stage’s Playwrighting Festival features free staged readings and a host of performances and artists labs. JAW is Portland’s chance to digest … [read more]

Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival Top Benefit for Oregon Food Bank

Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival Top Benefit for Oregon Food Bank

Portland, July 2nd, 2015. With over 100 performances over four days, the 28th annual Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival, presented by First Tech Federal Credit Union, took over Tom McCall … [read more]

Metropolitan Family Service, Growing Gardens and Urban Gleaners offer Summer Help to the Hungry

Metropolitan Family Service, Growing Gardens and Urban Gleaners offer Summer Help to the Hungry

Portland, July 2nd, 2015.  Nonprofit organizations across the region are working hard this summer to take advantage of the abundance of fresh Northwest produce. Ben Root, the Metropolitan Family … [read more]

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 80 Years of Excellence

Ashland, July 2nd, 2015. Founded in 1935, the Tony Award-winning Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) is among the oldest and largest professional non-profit theatres in the nation and … [read more]

Supreme Court Decision Brings Joy to Oregon United for Marriage & Basic Rights Oregon

Supreme Court Decision Brings Joy to Oregon United for Marriage & Basic Rights Oregon

Portland, June 26th, 2015. The rainbow flag graced the facade of Portland’s City Hall to mark the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling granting same sex couples the right … [read more]

Lifestyle, Fundraisers & News

Portlandia Crew Excited About two Emmy Nominations
Cedar Sinai Park Breaking Ground on $33 Million Construction Project
June 1st is Deadline for Nike Employee Grant Applications
Portland Duck Lovers Hang Tough in Championship Form
2014 Komen Portland Race for the Cure Raises $2,383,543
KISS Raises $1.1 Million for Oregon Military Museum