Events
Laura Meier Honored with 2014 Wistar Morris Award

Laura Meier Honored with 2014 Wistar Morris Award

Portland, October 2nd, 2014. Laura Meier (on the left) received the 2014 Wistar Morris Award during a dinner at Montgomery Park. Honored for her generosity and significant … [read more]

Human Solutions Raises Funds to Help Homeless Families

Human Solutions Raises Funds to Help Homeless Families

Portland, October 15, 2014. Human Solutions welcomed more than 135 supporters to the Benson Hotel for this year’s “It’s on the House” luncheon. The event raised $21,500 … [read more]

Luncheon Raises $150,000 to Support Edwards Center’s Work With Developmentally Disabled

Luncheon Raises $150,000 to Support Edwards Center’s Work With Developmentally Disabled

Portland, October 9th, 2014 . Over three hundred supporters gathered at the Multnomah Athletic Club to celebrate the work of the Edwards Center at Families Sharing Journeys, presented … [read more]

Animal Aid's 10th Annual Bet for Pets Sets Fundraising Record

Animal Aid’s 10th Annual Bet for Pets Sets Fundraising Record

Portland, September 27th, 2014. 136 supporters and volunteers crowded the World Forestry Center for Animal Aid‘s tenth annual “Bet for Pets” Casino Night. The benefit raised almost $44,000 to support … [read more]

William Temple House Celebrates with 11th annual Lifting Spirits Benefit

William Temple House Celebrates with 11th annual Lifting Spirits Benefit

Portland, September 20th, 2014. Friends of William Temple House gathered for the 11th annual Lifting Spirits Benefit Dinner & Auction to support  mental health counseling and emergency … [read more]

Oregon Historical Society's 6th annual History Makers Dinner a Hit

Oregon Historical Society’s 6th annual History Makers Dinner a Hit

Portland, October 5th, 2014. Oregon Historical Society’s 6th annual History Makers Dinner was held at Montgomery Park. Each year, living leaders are awarded the history makers medal … [read more]

A Gathering of Good Benefit for Metropolitan Family Service Breaks Records

A Gathering of Good Benefit for Metropolitan Family Service Breaks Records

Portland, September 25th, 2014. Over 300 guests helped raise more than $290,000 to support MFS programs that benefit 30,000 children, families and older adults in the greater … [read more]

Habitat for Humanity Nails 4th Annual Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

Habitat for Humanity Nails 4th Annual Hard Hat & Black Tie Gala

Portland, October 3rd, 2014. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East’s 4th Annual Hard Hat & Black Tie Dinner and Auction took over the Nines Hotel by storm. Spencer Noecker, … [read more]

 Once Upon a Tree Marks 25th Anniversary for Friends of Trees

Once Upon a Tree Marks 25th Anniversary for Friends of Trees

Portland, September 27th, 2014. 300 supporters joined the celebration at Exchange Ballroom to mark 25 years of Friends of Trees. Founded in 1989, Friends of Trees strives to empower … [read more]

WVDO’s Major Gifts Symposium Offers Answers

WVDO’s Major Gifts Symposium Offers Answers

Portland, September 29th, 2014. Listen, Respond, Repeat was the message at the Willamette Valley Development Officers (or WVDO) Major Gifts Symposium. The symposium was structured around listening to keynote … [read more]

Nursingale Comes Together for Good

Nursingale Comes Together for Good

Portland, September 13th, 2014. 175 people gathered at the Armory in the Pearl in support of Nursingale, Oregon’s only nonprofit providing in-home, skilled nursing care to families with … [read more]

Latino Network's  Annual Noche Bella Draws 350 Supporters

Latino Network’s Annual Noche Bella Draws 350 Supporters

Portland, September 12th, 2014. Latino Network hosted the second annual Noche Bella gala and fundraiser at Castaway in northwest Portland. More than 350 people attended to support Latino … [read more]

CCA’s 14th Annual Hero Gala a Wonderball Raising Over a Million

CCA’s 14th Annual Hero Gala a Wonderball Raising Over a Million

Portland, September 27th, 2014. CCA’s 14th Annual Hero Gala was dubbed an evening of romp & circumstance,. The event rocked the Oregon Convention Center to the tune … [read more]

Project Lemonade’s first fundraising luncheon Benefits Kids

Project Lemonade’s first fundraising luncheon Benefits Kids

Portland, September 19th, 2014. Project Lemonade’s first fundraising luncheon brought 310 guests to the Multnomah Athletic Club and raised $70,000 to support its annual back-to-school shopping event … [read more]

2014 Komen Portland Race for the Cure Raises $2,383,543

2014 Komen Portland Race for the Cure Raises $2,383,543

Portland, September 21st, 2014. An estimated 40,000 walkers and runners hit the streets of Portland to raise money and fight breast cancer. Susan G. Komen Race for … [read more]

KISS Raises $1.1 Million for Oregon Military Museum

KISS Raises $1.1 Million for Oregon Military Museum

Lake Oswego, September 14th, 2014. On a picture-perfect evening in Lake Oswego, at the private island estate of Rick and Erika Miller, members of legendary rock band … [read more]

Human Solutions 6th Annual Golf Tournament Raises $102,860

Human Solutions 6th Annual Golf Tournament Raises $102,860

Portland, September 18th, 2014. At a very critical time, event sponsors made a tremendous push to reach their $100,000 fundraising goal through the Dennis’ 7 Dees Annual … [read more]

Rose Festival Golf Tournament Helps Returning Veterans Project

Rose Festival Golf Tournament Helps Returning Veterans Project

Oregon City, August 8th, 2014. The Portland Rose Festival Foundation Golf Tournament presented by Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon teed-off at Stone Creek Golf Club. The event … [read more]

Big Brothers Big Sisters Set World Record Playing Hopscotch

Big Brothers Big Sisters Set World Record Playing Hopscotch

Portland, September 13th, 2014 The Columbia northwest chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters has unofficially set a world record. Described as the World’s BIGGEST Hopscotch, nearly a … [read more]

AIDS Walk Portland Energizes Supporters and Raises $408,297

AIDS Walk Portland Energizes Supporters and Raises $408,297

Portland, September 6th, 2014. Fields Park in the Pearl District was filled with excited walkers ready to pound the pavement to fight AIDS. According to AIDS Walk Portland organizers, nearly … [read more]

The Standard's Volunteer Expo Builds Connections

The Standard’s Volunteer Expo Builds Connections

Portland, September 4th, 2014. A host of helpful community leaders converged on Pioneer Square for The Standard’s Volunteer Expo. Staffers from nearly 150 nonprofits were on hand to explain … [read more]

Edwards Center Benefit Concert Energizes Crowd

Edwards Center Benefit Concert Energizes Crowd

Aloha, August 15th, 2014. Pioneering smooth jazz pianist Tom Grant, Oregon’s sixth Poet Laureate Paulann Petersen, and platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and composer Gino Vannelli performed at a … [read more]

Lakewood Bandstand Offers Swinging Summer Soiree

Lakewood Bandstand Offers Swinging Summer Soiree

Lake Oswego, August 23rd, 2014. A sellout crowd of 230 filled Lakewood Center for the Arts for Lakewood Bandstand—a fund-raising event for Lakewood Center and the National … [read more]

Columbia Slough Regatta Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Columbia Slough Regatta Celebrates 20th Anniversary

Portland, August 3rd 2014.  Over 450 people explored the upper section of the Columbia Slough, a hidden gem of waterways and natural area in N, NE Portland, … [read more]

Second Annual Cornhole Classic Tournament Energizes Portland YouthBuilders

Second Annual Cornhole Classic Tournament Energizes Portland YouthBuilders

Portland, August 11th, 2014. The second annual Cornhole Classic to benefit Portland YouthBuilders (PYB) drew 150 players and spectators, including a special appearance by Timber Joey who … [read more]

2014 Pacific University Legends Hosted by Tommy Thayer Once Again Scores Big for Boxer Athletics

2014 Pacific University Legends Hosted by Tommy Thayer Once Again Scores Big for Boxer Athletics

Dayton, Oregon, July 11th, 2014. The 2014 edition of Pacific University Legends hosted by Tommy Thayer took place at the Stoller Family Estate near Dayton, Ore., with … [read more]

Search Engine Marketing Rooftop Networking Party a Hit

Search Engine Marketing Rooftop Networking Party a Hit

Portland, Aug 12th, 2014. A sprinkle of rain did not dampen spirits on the rooftop of the Embassy Suites Hotel. Board members at the event included: Michael … [read more]

Joey Harrington's Great Summer Chef Off Benefits Local Kids

Joey Harrington’s Great Summer Chef Off Benefits Local Kids

Sauvie Island, July 26, 2014.   The Harrington Family Foundation launched a new fundraiser this summer. Guests of the former NFL quarterback and Portland native Joey Harrington enjoyed a one-of-a-kind cook off … [read more]

Portland Brain Tumor Walk Brings out the Best

Portland Brain Tumor Walk Brings out the Best

Portland, July 27th, 2014. Nearly 1,000 people turned out for the Portland Brain Tumor Walk at Pioneer Courthouse Square. The Walk connected brain tumor survivors, patients, family … [read more]

The Fourth Annual Big Float Goes Swimmingly

The Fourth Annual Big Float Goes Swimmingly

Portland, July 27th, 2014. The Big Float 4 took over the Willamette River in downtown Portland. The goal was to encourage people to “get into the river” and … [read more]

Lifestyle, Fundraisers & News

2014 Komen Portland Race for the Cure Raises $2,383,543
KISS Raises $1.1 Million for Oregon Military Museum
Beaverton's Greater Giving Joins Forces With ClickBid to Go Mobile
Urban League of Portland Honored by Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Oregon Nikkei Endowment Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Portland Rose Festival
Darcy Henderson Honored to become Multnomah Athletic Club President
CASA Announces New Board Member