Events
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]

 Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon and SW Washington Provides National Leadership

Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon and SW Washington Provides National Leadership

Washington, DC., July 14th, 2014. Ovarian cancer survivors and awareness advocates met with staff of the Washington state and Oregon delegations on Capitol Hill in mid -July. Gina … [read more]

Oregon Humane Society's Benefit is Fetching

Oregon Humane Society’s Benefit is Fetching

Oregon Humane Society Portland, July 12th 2014. The heat of the day did not stop people from attending this year’s summertime party called Fetch: Silver Edition. The … [read more]

Kaiser Permanente's Grin and Share it Brings Smiles to Needy People

Kaiser Permanente’s Grin and Share it Brings Smiles to Needy People

Salem, July 11th, 2014. Thirty-two Kaiser Permanente providers and staff volunteered at the 2014 Oregon Mission of Mercy, where more than $738,000 worth of donated dental services … [read more]

Oregon's Special Olympics Summer State Games Sizzle

Oregon’s Special Olympics Summer State Games Sizzle

Newberg, July 12th, 2014. The Summer State Games are the state championship competitions in the sports of athletics (track & field), bocce, golf, and softball for Special Olympics … [read more]

"50 Shades of Green" a Hit for National College of Natural Medicine

“50 Shades of Green” a Hit for National College of Natural Medicine

Portland, June 26th, 2014. The theme of NCNM’s annual Min Zidell Garden Gala this year was “50 Shades of Green,” which celebrated local companies and organizations dedicated to … [read more]

PHAME Celebrates 30 Years of Inspiring Artists

PHAME Celebrates 30 Years of Inspiring Artists

Portland, July 12th, 2014. It’s a big year for PHAME. Since its founding in 1984, PHAME has provided 30 years of lifelong arts education to hundreds of … [read more]

Portland's Free Outdoor Movies and Concerts Bring Summer Fun

Portland’s Free Outdoor Movies and Concerts Bring Summer Fun

Portland, July 12th, 2014. One of the the terrific aspects of summertime in Portland is the long list of outdoor concerts and movies scheduled though the City … [read more]

United Way Supporters Thanked for  $21,631,102 in Donations

United Way Supporters Thanked for $21,631,102 in Donations

Portland, June 25th, 2014. At the Spirit of Generosity Awards United Way of the Columbia-Willamette recognized exceptional donors, companies and volunteers who contributed to the organization’s success … [read more]

Stand Together Week Joins Timbers and Fans for Good

Stand Together Week Joins Timbers and Fans for Good

Portland, June 20th, 2014. 800 community members volunteered side-by-side with Portland Timber and Torn players at 36 local nonprofits during the team’s Stand Together Week. Players Alvas … [read more]

5th Annual Children’s Cancer Association JoyRide Raises Money for Kids

5th Annual Children’s Cancer Association JoyRide Raises Money for Kids

Portland, June 21st, 2014. Nearly 100 motorcyclists rode their hogs, trikes and street bikes to support Children’s Cancer Association‘s Alexandra Ellis Caring Cabin™. Mike and Cheryl Durbin, owners of … [read more]

BedMart Mattress Superstores Donates 206 Mattresses to Shelter Network

BedMart Mattress Superstores Donates 206 Mattresses to Shelter Network

Portland, June 25th, 2014. BedMart announced their third annual Tempur-Pedic donation was a hit. The company donated 206 mattresses to eight nonprofit organizations that provide transitional housing in … [read more]

The American Diabetes Association Raises $328,000 at Father of the Year Awards

The American Diabetes Association Raises $328,000 at Father of the Year Awards

Portland, June 6th, 2014. The American Diabetes Association and the Father’s Day Council of Oregon and Southwest Washington honored four exceptional fathers at the 2nd Annual Father … [read more]

Playworks Fifth Annual Corporate Kickball Fundraiser a Ball

Playworks Fifth Annual Corporate Kickball Fundraiser a Ball

Portland, June 20th, 2014. They kicked it up a notch at this fundraiser to benefit kids. The winners of the kickball tournament were a dream team from … [read more]

3rd Annual AIM for a CURE Melanoma Walk Gaining Steam

3rd Annual AIM for a CURE Melanoma Walk Gaining Steam

Portland, May 31st, 2014.  Event volunteer Melissa Rennie gets a skin exam Dr. Frank Parker at The 3rd Annual AIM for a CURE Melanoma Walk in Portland. The event … [read more]

Parklandians Unite Celebration Draws History and Park Lovers

Parklandians Unite Celebration Draws History and Park Lovers

Portland, June 9th, 2014. Over 120 leaders from various park-supporting organizations joined together for the first-ever “Parklandians Unite” event, held at the Oregon Historical Society and co-hosted by … [read more]

Outstanding Graduates Awarded $82,000 From Comcast

Outstanding Graduates Awarded $82,000 From Comcast

Portland, May 31st, 2014. The Comcast Foundation honored 65 Oregon and SW Washington high school seniors with $82,000 in Comcast Leaders and Achievers® scholarships at the Portland … [read more]

4th Annual Courageous Voice Breakfast Benefits Planned Parenthood Advocates

4th Annual Courageous Voice Breakfast Benefits Planned Parenthood Advocates

Portland, May 30th, 2014.  At the Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon breakfast, Senator Jeff Merkley, the first man ever to receive the Marilyn Epstein Pro-Choice Champion Award, smiled with his … [read more]

Lifestyle, Fundraisers & News

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
Arlene Schnitzer Donates $5 million to Cedar Sinai Park Capital Campaign
Local Advocate Assumes Board Helm of National Organization