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LIGHT A FIRE 2015

Slide Show: Portland Monthly 's 11th Annual Light a Fire Awards

Photos from our annual showcase of local individuals and organizations making Portland a better place to live, love, give, and grow

  • Published 11/23/2015

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

NONPROFIT AWARDS

Light a Fire Awards 2015 Nomination Deadline Extended!

Nominations for Portland Monthly's annual awards honoring the nonprofit community are open until June 5. Help us celebrate the best in our community by nominating a deserving individual or organization now!

  • By Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 05/26/2015

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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