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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
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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
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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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Inspiring Creativity: Portland Playhouse

Reimagining community theater with innovation and inclusivity

  • By Aaron Scott
  • Published 10/23/2014
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Exceptional Community Contribution: Operation Pitch Invasion

Unleashing the power of organized fandom on soccer’s grassroots

  • By Margaret Seiler
  • Published 10/23/2014
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Best New Nonprofit: College Possible

Attacking the poverty cycle by teaming up with low-income students

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 10/23/2014
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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
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Keeping Us Healthy: Zenger Farm

Cultivating healthy eaters in the Northwest

  • By Randy Gragg
  • Published 10/23/2014
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LIGHT A FIRE

Most With The Least: Urban Gleaners

Tackling food waste by redistributing excess to those who need it most

  • By Marty Patail
  • Published 10/23/2014
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Lifetime Achievement: Kathy Oliver of Outside In

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

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 10/23/2014
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