Events
Grand Opening of PNCA's Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

Grand Opening of PNCA’s Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

Portland, March 20th, 2015. The Grand Opening Celebration for PNCA’s Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design at 511 NW Broadway went off without a hitch. … [read more]

SnowCap Auction Raises $119,000 to Help Needy in East Multnomah County

SnowCap Auction Raises $119,000 to Help Needy in East Multnomah County

Portland, March 14th, 2015. The nonprofit SnowCap set a record for seats sold for its 13th annual action. 356 guests joined State Rep. Carla Piluso who served as … [read more]

Northwest Academy Raises $190,000 for NWA’s Scholarship Fund

Northwest Academy Raises $190,000 for NWA’s Scholarship Fund

Portland, February 28th, 2015. The theme for the annual Club Cabaret was Denim and Diamonds. Over 300 supporters enjoyed the night at the Portland Art Museum benefiting the Northwest … [read more]

3rd Annual Dream On Bowl-a-Thon Knocks Draws 160 Supporters

3rd Annual Dream On Bowl-a-Thon Knocks Draws 160 Supporters

Portland, March 14th, 2015. “I Have a Dream” Oregon hosted its largest Bowl-a-Thon to date, raising more than $11,000 to support out-of-school and summer programs for Dreamer … [read more]

ALS Association Support Heats Up With The Ice Bucket Challenge

ALS Association Support Heats Up With The Ice Bucket Challenge

Portland, March 14th, 2015. There were lots of excited ALS supporters at the nonprofit’s gala. The event drew over 600 people who had the chance to bid on live … [read more]

Girl's Inc. Power of the Purse Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Girl’s Inc. Power of the Purse Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Portland, March 6th, 2015. Power of the Purse 2015 featured 15 local celebrities (“Purse-o-nalities”) who were matched with 15 hand-picked local designers to create one-of-a-kind purses that were … [read more]

Oregon Zoo Releases Hundreds of Endangered Butterflies Into The Wild

Oregon Zoo Releases Hundreds of Endangered Butterflies Into The Wild

Portland, March 19th, 2015. For hundreds of endangered butterflies raised at the Oregon Zoo during the past year, naptime is over. In an effort to to reestablish dwindling checkerspot … [read more]

Nonprofits Exceed Enterprises and Impact NW Collaborate for Success

Nonprofits Exceed Enterprises and Impact NW Collaborate for Success

Portland, March 16th, 2015. For the first time Exceed Enterprises, a nonprofit that invests in the success of persons with disabilities through the creation of service and business … [read more]

The Freshwater Trust’s 32nd Annual Gala Raises  $325,000 to Support Healthy Rivers

The Freshwater Trust’s 32nd Annual Gala Raises $325,000 to Support Healthy Rivers

Portland, February 27th, 2015. More than 300 guests attended The Freshwater Trust’s 32nd Annual Gala and Auction. Held at the Portland Art Museum, the event raised $325,000. … [read more]

4th Annual St. Patrick's Day LepreCon Pub Crawl Raises Money for Sunshine Division

4th Annual St. Patrick’s Day LepreCon Pub Crawl Raises Money for Sunshine Division

Portland, March 13th, 2015. A “costumes mandatory” benefit for Portland Police Sunshine Division drew hundreds. Organizers say for the 4th annual Stumptown LepreCon, “Costumes are required! Anything St. … [read more]

Inaugural Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge Sees Fast and Furious Trading

Inaugural Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge Sees Fast and Furious Trading

Portland, February 19th, 2015. Hundreds of students and professionals  participated in Junior Achievement of Oregon and SW Washington’s Stock Market Challenge. Students got the ball rolling with … [read more]

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes Raises $175,000

Northwest Association for Blind Athletes Raises $175,000

Vancouver, February 28th, 2015. Northwest Association for Blind Athletes hosted the organization’s sixth annual Dinner & Auction, Bring It! at the Hilton Vancouver, WA. More than 400 … [read more]

PNCA Celebrates Opening of Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

PNCA Celebrates Opening of Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design

Portland, March 5th, 2015. After a year of construction, Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA) has opened the new Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Center for Art and Design, … [read more]

38th Portland International Film Festival Opening Night Filled with Wild Tales

38th Portland International Film Festival Opening Night Filled with Wild Tales

Portland, February 5th, 2015. “Wild Tales” was the title of the featured film at the Northwest Film Center‘s 38th Portland International Film Festival Opening Night festivities. The Argentinian … [read more]

Lines for Life Gala Raises Funds for Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention

Lines for Life Gala Raises Funds for Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention

Portland, February 20th, 2015. Generous donors supporting the Lines for Life mission to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Organizers say it was wonderful night at Portland’s Sentinel Hotel. … [read more]

 MJCC Friends of the Center Brunch with Survivor Winner Ethan Zohn

MJCC Friends of the Center Brunch with Survivor Winner Ethan Zohn

Portland, February 22nd, 2015. Mittleman Jewish Community Center held its Friends of the Center Brunch with special guest speaker, Ethan Zohn, winner of Survivor: Africa. Ethan spoke about … [read more]

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Dentists Bring Smiles to Uninsured Kids

Kaiser Permanente Northwest Dentists Bring Smiles to Uninsured Kids

Portland, February 7th, 2015. Kaiser Permanente Northwest provided more than $80,000 in free dental care and vaccinations to approximately 200 uninsured and underinsured children at seven locations … [read more]

Valentine-A-Thon Sweethearts Raise $700,000 for CCA

Valentine-A-Thon Sweethearts Raise $700,000 for CCA

Portland, February 14th, 2015.  The Portland metro community showed some serious love for CCA this Valentine’s Day. 15-year-old Nathalie Traller, picked the winning raffle ticket in CCA’s “Win … [read more]

4th Annual Taste of Temple is Sweet for Congregation Beth Israel

4th Annual Taste of Temple is Sweet for Congregation Beth Israel

Portland, February 8th, 2015.  A capacity crowd of over 500 people filled the space at Castaway to truly get a Taste of Temple. Event co-chair Tony Urdes … [read more]

Providence Child Center Heart of Gold Gala Raises $495,000

Providence Child Center Heart of Gold Gala Raises $495,000

Portland, February 12th, 2015. This year’s Providence Child Center Heart of Gold Dinner was an evening full of heartwarming tributes and an outpouring of generosity. Carole Vranizan, Dave … [read more]

Over 720 Oregon State University Supporters Gather for "State of the University" Address

Over 720 Oregon State University Supporters Gather for “State of the University” Address

Portland, January 30th, 2015. The Oregon Convention Center was packed with Orange and Black when more than 720 alumni, donors, students and business community members turn out to … [read more]

Local Fashion Houses Host Benefit Show for “I Have a Dream” Oregon

Local Fashion Houses Host Benefit Show for “I Have a Dream” Oregon

Portland, February 5th, 2015. “I Have a Dream” Oregon and Amy Vining Photography presented a one-of-a-kind fashion show for teens and fashionistas of all ages. Dreamers Cheyanna, Evelyn, … [read more]

 Sneak Peek Charity Auto Show Preview Party on Fast Track

Sneak Peek Charity Auto Show Preview Party on Fast Track

Portland, February 4th, 2015. The number of attendees was up from hundreds to thousands at the Oregon Convention Center for the “Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party.” Julie … [read more]

Rose City Rollers Ready to Rumble in 2015

Rose City Rollers Ready to Rumble in 2015

Portland, February 1st, 2015. The Rose City Rollers are one of the top roller derby leagues in the country and the sport is gaining in popularity. The organization is … [read more]

First Woman to Win "Great Balls of Fire" Toughest Tongue Benefit is Mackenzie Stewart

First Woman to Win “Great Balls of Fire” Toughest Tongue Benefit is Mackenzie Stewart

Portland, January 26th, 2015. For the first time the Great Balls of Fire Toughest Tongue belongs to a woman. Mackenzie Stewart ate a record 37 great balls of fire. Crowds … [read more]

 Seventh Annual Fertile Ground Festival Lifts Local Artists

Seventh Annual Fertile Ground Festival Lifts Local Artists

Portland, January 31st, 2015. It’s time for local artists to shine and for fans to enjoy the fruits of their labors. Fertile Ground takes place around the Portland area … [read more]

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]

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