This is an excerpt from the recent message by Jordan Schnitzer:
My mother and I are deeply concerned about the impact the COVID-19 virus is having on our community. First and foremost is the concern we have for the health and safety of all of us and our families. Nothing is more important than our health.
My mother has often said “this too shall pass”, and hopefully we can start rebuilding our non-profits that have served our community and state so wonderfully for years!
“My father, Harold Schnitzer, was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at age 42 and spent the rest of his life managing his illness. He followed the latest developments and supported diabetic research but was most passionate about patient care. He knew many were not as fortunate as he was to receive the best care available. In 2007, my father and … Read More
$1 Million Gift from Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan Schnitzer to Support Judaic Studies at PSU Contribution will provide new scholarships and fund a visiting scholar from Israel Portland State University today announced a $1 million grant through the Harold & Arlene Schnitzer Family Fund of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation (OJCF), on behalf of Arlene Schnitzer and Jordan D. Schnitzer. The philanthropic investment will … Read More
On July 17, the Beaverton Arts Foundation announced the anonymous lead donor, Patricia Reser, who pledged $13 million to the new center for the arts in Beaverton, and the official name, the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts, which was previously referred to as the Beaverton Center for the Arts. “The dream of a vibrant stage and central gathering place … Read More
The above articles explore just a few of the recent contributions of Arlene Schnitzer. Many people in Portland’s nonprofit community will remember Arlene Schnitzer with fondness and gratitude.
She will be missed.