Portland, OR. Impact NW’s Annual Power of One Luncheon was held on February 28th and drew over 400 supporters including Debi Saltzman, Ted Gilbert, Isabel Saltzman-Cordon, and Molly Mink Liston. This pivotal event gathers individuals, businesses, and organizations to share inspiring stories of transformation and recognize champions of change. This year’s event was the most successful ever, raising over $85,000. Supporters came together to invest in Impact NW’s critical programs and reinforced their commitment to building a prosperous and sustainable future for all. (Photo credit, Jim Garrison – PDX Event Photography)
Also honored at the luncheon honored the Impact Kit Committee, a group that helped launch a unique initiative to create resource kits for homeless Portlanders and provide funding to support Impact NW’s long-term efforts to break the cycle of homelessness.
Luncheon sponsors, including presenting sponsor Bank of America, joined over 350 guests, raising over $80,000 to help Impact NW build key programming geared toward promoting a prosperous and sustainable future for families like Jerome’s.
From Impact NW:
Founded in 1966, Impact NW engages a community of support to help over 30,000 people facing poverty each year. Our comprehensive services span the greater Portland region and include: Housing & Safety Net Services provides low-income households with utility and housing assistance. Early Childhood Services helps young children and their families with parenting support and education. Youth & Family Services connects at-risk youth to enrichment opportunities, job training, and academic support. Seniors & Adults with Disabilities Services promotes independence through evaluation, care coordination, money management, and activities.