Portland, October 28th. 330 people socialized in the Hilton’s Ballroom as they raised money for the Metropolitan Family Service organization. Sarah Henry, Mike Ellis, (President of Fred Meyer Stores) Krista Larson (MFS Executive Director), and Dave Johnson were some of the movers and shakers at the event.

Edward Brewington and Danny Nelson, event co-chairs, are joined by Pete Schulberg emcee

Edward Brewington and Danny Nelson, event co-chairs, are joined by Pete Schulberg the emcee for the event

Metropolitan Family Service programs help people facing economic and cultural barriers such as health-related issues, poverty, inadequate education and isolation.

Platinum Sponosrs included the Johnson Family Foundation, KKR, Miller Family Holdings

Platinum Sponsors included the Johnson Family Foundation, KKR, and Miller Family Holdings

A Gathering of Good, is a celebration and signature fundraiser for Metropolitan Family Service programs.

Valerie Ilsley, Eileen Brady, and Judy Strand, Chief Operating Officer

Valerie Ilsley, Eileen Brady, and Judy Strand, Chief Operating Officer

Monica Wirtz, Pat Kaczmarek, Darcie Esch and Jana Richardson, the MFS Development Team

Monica Wirtz, Pat Kaczmarek, Darcie Esch and Jana Richardson, the MFS Development Team

 

Kaarin Smith, Jana Richardson, Hanna Davidson, Pam Peck

Kaarin Smith, Jana Richardson, Hanna Davidson, Pam Peck

A Gathering of Good promotes face-to-face conversation, civic engagement and social change.

A Gathering of Good promotes face-to-face conversation, civic engagement and social change.

Saul Zurita Luna, Reyna Luna, Cristino Zurita Paz, Samuel Zurita Luna, Arely Zurta Luna, The family of a former student

Saul Zurita Luna, Reyna Luna, Cristino Zurita Paz, Samuel Zurita Luna, Arely Zurta Luna, are the family members of a former student

MFS is a single agency with many programs serving many people. Metropolitan Family Service is dedicated to building stronger communities by providing services, connecting people with resources, and offering volunteer opportunities throughout the Portland area.

MFS is a single agency with many programs. Metropolitan Family Service is dedicated to building stronger communities by providing services, connecting people with resources, and offering volunteer opportunities throughout the Portland area.