Events
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]

Serendipity Center Therapeutic School Sees Pearls of Hope

Serendipity Center Therapeutic School Sees Pearls of Hope

Portland, March 12th, 2015. Serendipity Center hosted it’s annual benefit dinner and auction, Pearls of Hope, at the Sentinel Hotel in downtown Portland. Pearls of Hope master … [read more]

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]

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