Events
Oregon Zoo Kicks off Summer with Free Admission for Military Personnel and Families on Memorial Day

Oregon Zoo Kicks off Summer with Free Admission for Military Personnel and Families on Memorial Day

Portland, May 22nd, 2015. The Oregon Zoo is ready to welcome summer, with longer hours and a host of seasonal special events. Beginning Saturday, May 23, zoo … [read more]

Neighborhood House Celebrates a Century Plus 10 Years of Service to the Portland Community

Neighborhood House Celebrates a Century Plus 10 Years of Service to the Portland Community

Portland, May 9th, 2015.  Neighborhood House hosted a very special 110th anniversary celebration at its annual Fête Locale  fundraiser  at the Multnomah Athletic Club.  The festivities, featuring … [read more]

Friends of the Children Raises $1.8 million to Help Kids

Friends of the Children Raises $1.8 million to Help Kids

Portland, May 14th, 2015. Friends of the Children is celebrating one of its most successful fundraising efforts after raising $1.8 million at “Friend Raiser”, the annual signature charity auction event. … [read more]

Rockin’, Rollin’ Fifty and Fabulous Guests Raise over $120,000

Rockin’, Rollin’ Fifty and Fabulous Guests Raise over $120,000

Portland, April 11th, 2015. Member volunteers at Assistance League® of Greater Portland have a five decade tradition of combining fun, friendship and community service. A “fun-raising” party … [read more]

“We are Family” Draws 250 Supporters for Central City Concern

“We are Family” Draws 250 Supporters for Central City Concern

Portland, May 6th, 2015. Central City Concern’s annual “We are Family” event raised approximately $70,000 to help local women and children. The funds are earmarked for Central City … [read more]

Volunteers of America Honor President Emeritus of University of Portland

Volunteers of America Honor President Emeritus of University of Portland

Portland, May 8th, 2015. Reverend William Beauchamp, President Emeritus of the University of Portland, received Volunteers of America Oregon’s highest award, the DePreist Award for Excellence. Fr … [read more]

OMSI Auction Celebrates Pioneering Science Programs and Raises Over $713,000

OMSI Auction Celebrates Pioneering Science Programs and Raises Over $713,000

Portland, May 1st, 2015. The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) hosted its 2015 gala and hundreds of supporters celebrated the pioneering programs of Northwest innovators. … [read more]

About Meals on Wheels People Raise Over $510,000

About Meals on Wheels People Raise Over $510,000

Portland, April 30th, 2015. Supporters and volunteers of Meals on Wheels People donated enough funds in just one hour to provide nearly 70,000 hot meals to seniors … [read more]

"Swing into Spring" Benefits The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center

“Swing into Spring” Benefits The Northwest Catholic Counseling Center

Portland, April 18th, 2015. The fifth annual Swing into Spring Fundraiser was held at Riverside Golf and Country Club.  The 175 guests gathered to support The Northwest Catholic … [read more]

Community Action's 50th Anniversary Marks Decades of Serving Low-income Families

Community Action’s 50th Anniversary Marks Decades of Serving Low-income Families

Hillsboro, April 30th, 2015. Community Action of Washington County held its 50th Anniversary Gala and Indira Yagle, a former Community Action client, showed off her Build-A-Bear to be … [read more]

425 Supporters Gather for P:earblossom's 2015 Benefit

425 Supporters Gather for P:earblossom’s 2015 Benefit

Portland, April 25th, 2015. The annual fundraiser called p:earblossoms 2015 “perspectives” raised $234,000 to to support p:ear’s unique mentoring programs for homeless youth. Performers Laura Gibson, Linda Austion and … [read more]

William Temple House Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

William Temple House Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

Portland, May 2nd, 2015. William Temple House celebrated its 50th Anniversary in style. Since 1965, William Temple House has been providing low-cost/no-cost mental health counseling and emergency social … [read more]

Comcast Cares Day Efforts Helped Communities from Longview, WA to Springfield, OR

Comcast Cares Day Efforts Helped Communities from Longview, WA to Springfield, OR

Portland, April, 25th, 2015.  More than 2,000 local Comcast NBC Universal employees and their families, friends and community partnered across Oregon and SW Washington joined forces to … [read more]

National Charity League Celebrates Class of 2015 Volunteers

National Charity League Celebrates Class of 2015 Volunteers

Portland, April 26th, 2015. After six years of service to the community, 22 high school seniors from The National Charity League, Inc. Portland Chapter were honored at a special celebration at … [read more]

HomeWord Bound: An Event of Literary Proportions Benefits Affordable Housing

HomeWord Bound: An Event of Literary Proportions Benefits Affordable Housing

Portland, April 10th, 2015. Award-winning NW authors and Oregon’s sixth Poet Laureate headlined the 17th annual HomeWord Bound, an evening to benefit local affordable housing. A generous crowd … [read more]

Human Solutions’ Auction Raises More Than $80,000 for Homeless Families

Human Solutions’ Auction Raises More Than $80,000 for Homeless Families

Portland, April 11th, 2015. Human Solutions’ auction and gala raised more than $80,000 for the agency’s programs and services for low-income and homeless individuals and families. About … [read more]

"Diamonds and Denim Gala" Boosts Nonprofit Portland Links

“Diamonds and Denim Gala” Boosts Nonprofit Portland Links

Portland, April 18th, 2015. The Links, Inc. is a nonprofit established in 1946.It’s made up of 12,000 professional women of color in 274 chapters around the country. … [read more]

 Young Artists Concert LIVE from the Newmark Theatre on All Classical 89.9 FM, KQAC

Young Artists Concert LIVE from the Newmark Theatre on All Classical 89.9 FM, KQAC

Portland, April 7th, 2015. All Classical 89.9 FM, KQAC, continues a collaboration with Metro Arts Inc. by broadcasting the 21st annual Young Artists Debut! Concert LIVE from … [read more]

Camp Fire Columbia’s 5th Annual Celebrity & Youth Talent Show Raises Over $90,000

Camp Fire Columbia’s 5th Annual Celebrity & Youth Talent Show Raises Over $90,000

Portland, April 9th, 2015. More than 240 guests attended Camp Fire Columbia’s 5th Annual Celebrity & Youth Talent Show and raised over $90,000 in support of inspiring youth … [read more]

St. Mary’s Academy auction exceeds $1 million; Breaks auction fundraising record

St. Mary’s Academy auction exceeds $1 million; Breaks auction fundraising record

Portland, April 11th, 2015. More than 700 guests joined St. Mary’s Academy for A Moment to Sparkle, the school’s 27th Annual Auction held at the Oregon Convention … [read more]

Dancing with the Stars Portland Raises $85,000 for Affordable Housing

Dancing with the Stars Portland Raises $85,000 for Affordable Housing

Portland, March 7th, 2015. The Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc., or PCRI, held its fourth annual Dancing with the Stars Portland Gala at the Hilton. Only one dance couple could be … [read more]

PCC Foundation Gala Raises a Record $425,000

PCC Foundation Gala Raises a Record $425,000

Portland, April 10th, 2015. The gala, themed ‘An Evening for Opportunity, Lunar Landing: A Space Age Gala,’ raised funds for student scholarships and success programs. Portland Community College … [read more]

Nike Employee Grant Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation Awards $250,000 to 24 Nonprofits

Nike Employee Grant Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation Awards $250,000 to 24 Nonprofits

Beaverton, April 15th, 2015. NIKE, Inc. has announced that grants totaling $250,000 are being distributed to 24 local nonprofits and schools through the Nike Employee Grant Fund of … [read more]

Portland Children’s Museum Proud to Present Hannah Viano as Artist in Residence

Portland Children’s Museum Proud to Present Hannah Viano as Artist in Residence

Portland, April 4th, 2015. The Portland Children’s Museum is presenting Hannah Viano, Author of S is for Salmon: A Northwest Alphabet, and the upcoming book Arrow to … [read more]

$3.2 Million Raised at 2015 Classic Wines Auction to Boost Local Charities

$3.2 Million Raised at 2015 Classic Wines Auction to Boost Local Charities

Portland, March 7th, 2015. The 31st Annual Classic Wines Auction (CWA) raised almost $3.2 million for charities in Portland and southwest Washington. Former New England Patriots Quarterback and … [read more]

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington Raises $115,000 at Gala

Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington Raises $115,000 at Gala

Portland, March 14, 2015. A Night On The Town raises more than $115,000 for Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington. Auctioneer John Glines kicked off the … [read more]

Ride Connection Revs Up Services for Older Adults and Folks with Disabilities

Ride Connection Revs Up Services for Older Adults and Folks with Disabilities

Portland, February 27th, 2015. Ride Connection held its annual fundraiser and auction, Going Places, at the Oregon Zoo, raising $52,000 for accessible transportation in the area. Sabine Wild … [read more]

Easter Egg Hunt Delights Kids at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

Easter Egg Hunt Delights Kids at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm

Woodburn, April 4th, 2015. Hundreds gathered to celebrate spring at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm and kids of all ages jumped at the chance to hunt for Easter … [read more]

Edison High School Raises over $240,000 at Brilliance Benefit

Edison High School Raises over $240,000 at Brilliance Benefit

Portland, March 14th, 2015. Edison High School hosted 280 guests at the Sentinel Hotel for the 2015 Brilliance Benefit including Brenda Samola and Frank Foti. The evening generated … [read more]

"Trash For Peace" Teaches Urban Kids About Recycling and Healthy Eating

“Trash For Peace” Teaches Urban Kids About Recycling and Healthy Eating

Portland, March 27th, 2015. A new sustainable savings coupon book is helping non-profit Trash For Peace expand their visibility and programs. Trash For Peace, which teaches urban kids … [read more]

Lifestyle, Fundraisers & News

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
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