Events
Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon's Gala Breaks Record

Girls Inc. of Northwest Oregon’s Gala Breaks Record

Portland, March 14th, 2014. Girl’s Inc. surpassed expectations and raised $292, 522 this year which is more than any previous Power of the Purse. Girls Inc. of Northwest … [read more]

Act Six Scholarships at Warner Pacific Help Students Succeed

Act Six Scholarships at Warner Pacific Help Students Succeed

Portland, April 12th, 2014. Organizers of a special tea at  Warner Pacific College raised even more than expected, “Our goal was to raise $85,000 to support the … [read more]

23rd Annual CASA for Children Auction Raises $613,000

23rd Annual CASA for Children Auction Raises $613,000

Portland, April 12th, 2014. Over 530 guests, including Gert Boyle and Susan Schreiber, joined forces at the Portland Art Museum and raised $613,000 for CASA for Children. Court Appointed … [read more]

Assistance League of Greater Portland Offers Black and White Affair

Assistance League of Greater Portland Offers Black and White Affair

Portland, April 12th, 2014. Members and guests of Assistance League of Greater Portland rolled back time to Vintage Hollywood: A Black & White Affair at the Multnomah … [read more]

Freezin’ for a Reason Special Olympics Oregon Takes the Plunge

Freezin’ for a Reason Special Olympics Oregon Takes the Plunge

Portland, March 1st, 2014. More than 2,000 Portlanders jumped into the frigid water of the Columbia River to support Special Olympics Oregon. The cold weather did not … [read more]

Q Center Winter Gala 2014 Break Records

Q Center Winter Gala 2014 Break Records

Portland, March 29th, 2014. Over 350 guests donned their masks for the annual Q Center winter gala where the theme was, “masQuerad” The event raised nearly $157,000. Q … [read more]

 Catlin Gabel Celebrates and Raises $514,000 at Auction

Catlin Gabel Celebrates and Raises $514,000 at Auction

Portland, March 15th, 2014. Catlin Gabel’s auction, “Celebrate: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow,” drew a crowd of 350 people to Pure Space in the Pearl. The silent and live … [read more]

Opening Reception for Portland2014: Biennial in Contemporary Art

Opening Reception for Portland2014: Biennial in Contemporary Art

Portland, March 8th, 2014.  Disjecta Contemporary Art Center held the Opening Reception for Portland2014: A Biennial in Contemporary Art where approximately 460 people attended including exhibition curator … [read more]

200 Attend OCOM's 2014 Cherry Blossom Dinner and Awards

200 Attend OCOM’s 2014 Cherry Blossom Dinner and Awards

Portland, April 5th, 2014. Over 200 community partners and supporters joined Oregon College of Oriental Medicine (OCOM) at Montgomery Park for the 2014 Cherry Blossom Dinner and … [read more]

ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Draws 650 Supporters to Gala

ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter Draws 650 Supporters to Gala

Portland, March 8th, 2014. The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter hosted 650 guests at the Oregon Convention Center. The Gala was presented by Providence Brain … [read more]

Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Dances with Stars

Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives Dances with Stars

Portland, March 15, 2014. Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives (PCRI) and Fred Astaire Dance Studio joined forces for the third annual: Dancing with the Stars Portland. Ashley Korslien, a … [read more]

Albertina Kerr’s 80s Prom themed Gala Raises $146,000

Albertina Kerr’s 80s Prom themed Gala Raises $146,000

Portland, February 28th, 2014. More than 280 attendees danced the night away at Albertina Kerr’s 80′s Prom-themed Spotlight on Kerr Gala at Montgomery Park. Guests heard from … [read more]

SnowCap Community Charities' 12th Annual Dinner Auction Breaks Record

SnowCap Community Charities’ 12th Annual Dinner Auction Breaks Record

Portland, March 15th, 2014. The 12th Annual SnowCap benefit raised a record $117,000. Allison Broyles and Eric Matzelle enjoy the festivities. A portion of the donations will support SnowCap’s … [read more]

Lines for Life Benefit an Upbeat Celebration

Lines for Life Benefit an Upbeat Celebration

Portland, March 7th, 2014. Over 460 of Portland’s generous Lines for Life supporters celebrated the work of Judy Cushing, retiring CEO at its gala. Board President Dan … [read more]

30th Annual Classic Wines Auction Raises Record $3.4 million

30th Annual Classic Wines Auction Raises Record $3.4 million

Portland, March 1st, 2014. More than 950 attended  the 30th Annual Classic Wines Auction and that was a new record. At the event, Greg Goodwin, CEO of Kuni Automotive, handed … [read more]

Thomas Edison High School Brilliance Benefit Raises $230,000

Thomas Edison High School Brilliance Benefit Raises $230,000

Portland, March 8th, 2014. Thomas Edison High School hosted 320 guests at the Governor Hotel for the carnival themed Brilliance Benefit auction and dinner. Shannon and Jeff … [read more]

Club Cabaret 2014 Benefits Northwest Academy

Club Cabaret 2014 Benefits Northwest Academy

Portland, February 22nd, 2014. Over 300 guests came to the Portland Art Museum to support Northwest Academy’s scholarship fund. Mary Vinton Folberg, Northwest Academy Head of School … [read more]

The Freshwater Trust Benefit Raises Record $644,000.

The Freshwater Trust Benefit Raises Record $644,000.

Portland, February 28th, 2014. The Freshwater Trust, an Oregon-based water conservation non-profit,  held the organization’s 31st annual gala and auction. George Gadbury, Lynne Gadbury, Maurice Fykes III … [read more]

Teens Beam at Shine Fashion Show Benefiting "I Have a Dream"

Teens Beam at Shine Fashion Show Benefiting “I Have a Dream”

Portland, March 6th, 2014. 150 joined the party as Amy Vining Photography hosted an inaugural Shine Fashion Show at the Cleaners at the Ace Hotel. The event raised … [read more]

SMART Gala Raises $455,000 to Help Kids Read

SMART Gala Raises $455,000 to Help Kids Read

Portland, February 21st, 2014. It was an erudite crowd 500 strong at the SMART (Start Making A Reader Today) gala. Young readers from Oregon Children’s Theater Elisha, Ethan and … [read more]

Habitat for Humanity in Action

Habitat for Humanity in Action

Portland, March 7th, 2014. Many employees from local companies roll up their sleeves to help build homes for deserving families. Recently over 20 Huron Consulting Group volunteers joined the … [read more]

Oregon Humane Society VIPs Enjoy Yard and Garden Show Preview

Oregon Humane Society VIPs Enjoy Yard and Garden Show Preview

Portland, February 28th, 2014. Some furry friends were featured at Portland’s Yard, Garden and Patio Show at the Oregon Convention Center. Their VIP appearance raised awareness about … [read more]

Central City Concern Celebrates New Artwork

Central City Concern Celebrates New Artwork

Portland, March 5th, 2014. Central City Concern gathered Art Task Force members, donors, artists and staff to celebrate the installation completion. Volunteers like Art Task Force members Carole … [read more]

Mittleman Jewish Community Center Celebrates 100 Years and Honors Gayle Schnitzer Romain

Mittleman Jewish Community Center Celebrates 100 Years and Honors Gayle Schnitzer Romain

Portland, February 23rd, 2014. The Mittleman Jewish Community Center (MJCC) marked its 100th birthday at the annual “Friends of the Center” Dinner. Gayle Schnitzer Romain was honored for her … [read more]

Supporters Loved the Valentine’s Day Fundraiser for CCA

Supporters Loved the Valentine’s Day Fundraiser for CCA

Portland, February 14th, 2014. It was the most successful Valentine’s Day fundraiser for the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) with $670,000 pledged and counting. Donations will help seriously … [read more]

A Night of Stars Raises $925,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland

A Night of Stars Raises $925,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland

Portland, February 21st, 2014. Nearly 2,000 people joined in an annual two-day celebration to benefit local Boys & Girls Clubs. Thursday’s gala was “The Standard Presents: A Night … [read more]

Portland Children's Museum Celebrates "Cycle City: A Spin on Bikes Exhibit"

Portland Children’s Museum Celebrates “Cycle City: A Spin on Bikes Exhibit”

Portland, February 23rd, 2014. Portland Children’s Museum is launching the first in a new series of in-house exhibits. This one is called Cycle City: A Spin on Bikes. … [read more]

Oregon Nikkei Endowment Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Portland Rose Festival

Oregon Nikkei Endowment Celebrates 25th Anniversary with Portland Rose Festival

Portland, February 22nd, 2014.  The  Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center is kicking off its 25th Anniversary with the new exhibit “Capturing a Generation through the Eye of a … [read more]

Holy Redeemer Benefit Reaches for the Stars

Holy Redeemer Benefit Reaches for the Stars

Portland, February, 15th, 2014. A diverse group of local business owners, parents, parishioners, teachers, staff, and community members gathered to support Holy Redeemer Catholic School at its … [read more]

Gerry Frank Honored with Providence Heart of Gold Award

Gerry Frank Honored with Providence Heart of Gold Award

Portland, February 13th, 2014. Supporters donated $355,000 to care for children at this year’s Providence Child Center Heart of Gold event. Gerry Frank is pictured with 8-year-old … [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