Events
Martin Luther King Day Brings Celebrations and Helping Hands

Martin Luther King Day Brings Celebrations and Helping Hands

Portland, January 19th, 2015. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service brought a record number of volunteers to Oregon Food Bank food warehouse centers in Portland and Beaverton. … [read more]

Oregon Based Star-Studded Film Premiers at Sundance

Oregon Based Star-Studded Film Premiers at Sundance

Park City, January 24th, 2014. Executive producer Brad Pitt and actor James Franco were at the premiere of “True Story” during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. Franco plays Christian … [read more]

Portland Duck Lovers Hang Tough in Championship Form

Portland Duck Lovers Hang Tough in Championship Form

Arlington, Texas, January 12, 2015. Thousands of University of Oregon supporters traveled 1,600 miles to witness history in the making at the first ever national college championship … [read more]

St. Mary’s Academy’s 21st Annual Food for Thought Luncheon Raises $500,000

St. Mary’s Academy’s 21st Annual Food for Thought Luncheon Raises $500,000

Portland, November 18th, 2014. St. Mary’s Academy hosted its 21st annual Food for Thought Luncheon benefitting financial aid. Principal Kelli Clark, Laura Phillips ’15, Debbie Spitznagel Ryan … [read more]

RACC Awards $693,959 for Arts-Related Projects in 2015

RACC Awards $693,959 for Arts-Related Projects in 2015

Portland, Ore. The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) has awarded $693,959 in project grants for calendar year 2015, including 66 grants to nonprofit organizations and schools, … [read more]

100 Women Who Care Portland Unite to Serve the Community

100 Women Who Care Portland Unite to Serve the Community

Portland, December 9th, 2014. 100 Women Who Care Portland is a group of women who care deeply about the Portland community and want to do something about … [read more]

The Junior Joy Team & Elementary Students Deliver Joy to ER

The Junior Joy Team & Elementary Students Deliver Joy to ER

Vancouver, WA.  Members of The Junior Joy Team and Hough Elementary Leadership Team delivered Happy Packets with hand-written notes of appreciation and candy to the entire staff … [read more]

Top Ten PortlandSocietyPage.com Stories of 2014

Top Ten PortlandSocietyPage.com Stories of 2014

Portland, January 3rd, 2014. It’s been an exciting year for PortlandSocietyPage.com. We’ve had nearly 400,000 page views since our launch. We’ve covered over 900 stories about local … [read more]

Roy Jay's Annual Holiday Event Draws Standing Room Only Crowd

Roy Jay’s Annual Holiday Event Draws Standing Room Only Crowd

Portland, December 6th, 2014. The Spinners, Illusionist Hart Keene from America’s Got Talent, Erik Swartz from Laff Factory in Los Angeles, and The Brown Sisters from Portland packed … [read more]

Classic Wines and Kuni BMW Host Happy Hour For Joyful BMW Hybrid Bidder

Classic Wines and Kuni BMW Host Happy Hour For Joyful BMW Hybrid Bidder

Portland, December 30th, 2014. Classic Wines Auction held a Happy Hour at Kuni Happy hour event. The celebration was in held in honor of Chris Hermann who enthusiastically won … [read more]

Lewis & Clark Holiday Party Draws Supporters and Dunthorpe Neighbors

Lewis & Clark Holiday Party Draws Supporters and Dunthorpe Neighbors

Portland, December 6th, 2014. The home of Lewis & Clark College President Barry Glassner and his wife, literary agent Betsy Amster, was alive with holiday cheer as the … [read more]

At-Risk Youth Shoot Hoops With the Portland Trail Blazers

At-Risk Youth Shoot Hoops With the Portland Trail Blazers

Portland, December 10th, 2014. Thirty kids with Friends of the Children were treated to a memorable experience at the Moda Center. Windermere Stellar donated a Portland Trail … [read more]

Levé’s Annual Charity Ball Celebrates and Supports Incight

Levé’s Annual Charity Ball Celebrates and Supports Incight

Portland, December 6th, 2014. Levé returned to Leftbank Annex to host its annual Charity Ball.  The event’s proceeds support Incight, an organization that strives to unlock the … [read more]

Portland Jewish Academy Auction raises $590,000 for S.T.E.A.M.

Portland Jewish Academy Auction raises $590,000 for S.T.E.A.M.

Portland, December 7th, 2014. The 53rd annual Portland Jewish Academy Auction auction raised $590,000 for S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) and Scholarships. Steve Albert, PJA’s new Executive … [read more]

Wheel to Walk Foundation Celebrates Raising a Million Dollars Over Two Decades

Wheel to Walk Foundation Celebrates Raising a Million Dollars Over Two Decades

Portland, December 7th, 2014. The Wheel to Walk Foundation celebrated its ‘Million Dollar Luncheon’ because the nonprofit has awarded over $1 million dollars in medical equipment and services … [read more]

Edison High School’s Breakfast Raises $185,000

Edison High School’s Breakfast Raises $185,000

Portland, November 6th, 2014.  The annual Partner with Edison Breakfast generated $185,000 to help support financial aid, technology, and professional development at the school.  Edison is the … [read more]

DoveAdore Unleashed Benefits DoveLewis Animals

DoveAdore Unleashed Benefits DoveLewis Animals

Portland, October 2014. Hundreds of DoveLewis’ top supporters gathered at the Portland Art Museum for DoveAdore featuring Boutiques Unleashed raising $322,000 in support of DoveLewis.  The evening … [read more]

Central City Concern Ends Year on a High Note with Luncheon

Central City Concern Ends Year on a High Note with Luncheon

Portland, November 5th, 2014. More than 500 people attended Central City Concern’s seventh annual luncheon at the Portland Art Museum. CCC Founding Board member Sally McCracken posed … [read more]

Classic Wines Auction Fall Winemaker Dinner Series Raises $60,720

Classic Wines Auction Fall Winemaker Dinner Series Raises $60,720

Portland, Nov. 18th, 2014. The  Fall Winemaker Dinner Series was held at various restaurants in Portland, including: Andina, Ava Gene’s, Serratto, St. Jack, Little Bird Bistro, Irving Street … [read more]

Christmas Ships Celebrate 60 Years of Festive Fun and Add New Tracking Technology

Christmas Ships Celebrate 60 Years of Festive Fun and Add New Tracking Technology

Portland, December 6th, 2014. This year will mark the 60th anniversary of Portland’s Christmas Ships Parade. Volunteers are making it easier for crowds to track the fleet. On … [read more]

Doernbecher Freestyle Raises $3.1 Million For Kids

Doernbecher Freestyle Raises $3.1 Million For Kids

Portland, November 7th, 2014. Over 600 guests joined Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation at the Portland Art Museum for the Doernbecher Freestyle . Michael Doherty, Nike’s Sr. Creative … [read more]

First Annual St. Catherine’s Day Feast Draws Top Culinary Talent

First Annual St. Catherine’s Day Feast Draws Top Culinary Talent

Portland, November 23rd, 2014. Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Oregon and SW Washington was the charity partner for the first annual St. Catherine’s Day Feast. Heather Melonis dons … [read more]

 Dress for Success Oregon's Empowerment Breakfast Raises Over $53,000

Dress for Success Oregon’s Empowerment Breakfast Raises Over $53,000

Portland, October 8th, 2014.  Over 250 people attended Dress for Success Oregon‘s second-annual Empowerment Breakfast, an event that drew together business, civic and social leaders to focus … [read more]

Young Musicians & Artists (YMA) Celebrate Art Opening

Young Musicians & Artists (YMA) Celebrate Art Opening

Portland, November 5thth, 2014. The Young Musicians & Artists recently partnered with Blue Sky Gallery to exhibit some of the photography of its students. Photography student Sarah S., … [read more]

Portland Youth Philharmonic Launches 91st Season with Gusto

Portland Youth Philharmonic Launches 91st Season with Gusto

Portland, November 8th, 2014. The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall was packed with supporters for the Portland Youth Philharmonic’s fall concert. The ambitious program included works of Wagner, … [read more]

Record-breaking evening at Oregon Harvest Dinner

Record-breaking evening at Oregon Harvest Dinner

Portland, October 24, 2014.  The 2014 Oregon Harvest Dinner broke its fundraising record as nearly 500 people helped Oregon Food Bank raise more than $600,000 to support hunger … [read more]

SOLVE Celebrates 45 Years with 2014 Tom McCall Leadership Awards Banquet

SOLVE Celebrates 45 Years with 2014 Tom McCall Leadership Awards Banquet

Portland, October 24th, 2014. SOLVE supporters enjoyed a night of celebration at The Tom McCall Leadership Awards fundraising banquet. SOLVE honored one of Oregon’s Premier Citizen, Gerry Frank, … [read more]

Living Yoga Grows Investment in the Human Spirit

Living Yoga Grows Investment in the Human Spirit

Portland, November 7, 2014. More than 300 friends and supporters came together to support Living Yoga at its annual, “Invest in the Human Spirit” gala, raising $110,000 … [read more]

"A Night of Heroes" Raises $185, 000 for Legacy Emanuel

“A Night of Heroes” Raises $185, 000 for Legacy Emanuel

Portland – October 18, 2014. Legacy Emanuel Medical Center hosted the “Saving Lives…Night of Heroes” gala to raise critical funds for Legacy Emanuel’s trauma services and the … [read more]

 American Heart Association Celebrates 10 years of Going Red for Women

American Heart Association Celebrates 10 years of Going Red for Women

Portland, October 9th, 2014. The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Luncheon raised $211,500 in support of life-saving research, education and outreach in the community. The Circle of Red … [read more]

Lifestyle, Fundraisers & News

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
Darcy Henderson Honored to become Multnomah Athletic Club President