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LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Introducing Our 2015 Light a Fire Winners

Light A Fire is Portland Monthly’s annual showcase of local individuals and organizations making Portland a better place to live, love, give, and grow.

  • By Portland Monthly Magazine
  • Published 10/21/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

How to Give Back to the Best Portland Nonprofits

Get the lowdown on what your donation means to our 2015 Light a Fire winners.

  • By Emma Mannheimer
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Lifetime Achievement: Jean DeMaster of Human Solutions

Providing low-income housing, utility assistance, employment training, and eviction prevention for Portland families

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Exceptional Community Contribution: Stoel Rives for I Have a Dream Oregon

The local law firm believes in I Have a Dream Oregon, to the tune of $800,000

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Extraordinary Volunteer: Eleanore Rubinstein of Store to Door

Helping seniors and those with disabilities live full, independent lives

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Most with the Least: Rebuilding Together

Tapping the power of community volunteers to rehab homes around the city for those in need

  • By Rachel Sandstrom
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Game-Changing Project: Right Brain Initiative

Demonstrating the need for art in the classroom, every day

  • By Ramona DeNies
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Extraordinary Executive Director: Andrew Mason of Open School

Redefining education for Portland's at-risk students

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Inspiring Creativity: Disjecta Contemporary Art Center

The Portland cultural institution curates the best of regional contemporary art.

  • By Fiona McCann
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Keeping Us Healthy: De Paul Treatment Centers

Taking a full continuum approach to the treatment of substance abuse and addiction

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Emerging Leader: Giovanni McKenzie of Queer Intersections Portland

Helping LGBT youth navigate the intersections of immigrant status, gender identity, and race.

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Portland's Best New Nonprofit: Villages NW

Helping seniors spend their golden years at home rather than an assisted-care facility

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Extraordinary Board Member: Anita Yap of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon

Reenergizing SE 82nd into the vibrant Jade District, complete with summer night markets and community spirit

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Caring for the Planet: Friends of Trees

Creating community and greener cities, one tree at a time.

  • By Katie Vaughan
  • Published 10/20/2015

LIGHT A FIRE

Want to Celebrate Portland's Best Nonprofits with the City's Movers and Shakers?

Portland Monthly's annual Light a Fire awards party is back on October 20!

  • Published 09/25/2015

Slideshow

Slide Show: Portland Monthly's 10th Annual Light a Fire Awards

Light a Fire is Portland Monthly’s annual showcase of local individuals and nonprofit organizations making our region a better place to live. Here, you’ll find photos from our 10th annual awards ceremony.

  • Published 10/29/2014

PORTLAND'S BEST NONPROFITS

Introducing Our 2014 Light a Fire Winners

Our 10th annual celebration of good deeds honors the individuals and organizations who make Portland a better place to live, love, give, and grow.

  • Published 10/24/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Lifetime Achievement: Kathy Oliver of Outside In

Helping homeless and low-income communities lead healthy, productive lives

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/23/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Extraordinary Executive Director: Andrew Proctor of Literary Arts

Broadening the diversity and scope of Portland’s literary empire

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 10/23/2014

LIGHT A FIRE

Game Changing Project: All Hands Raised Partnership

Intervening at crucial moments in local schoolkids’ lives

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/23/2014
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