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Extraordinary Board Member: Diane O'Connor

Advocating for the patients and survivors of an often misunderstood disease

  • By Kelly Clarke
  • 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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Caring for the Planet: Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

Restoring the Columbia River’s vital ecosystems

  • By Caleb Diehl
  • Published 10/23/2014

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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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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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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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Extraordinary Volunteer: Connie Kramer of Store to Door

Helping seniors and those with disabilities live full, independent lives

  • By Allison Jones
  • 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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Give Back to Portland's Best Nonprofits

Looking to help your community in a meaningful way? We've compiled a practical menu of options for lending your support to our 2014 winners.

  • Published 10/22/2014

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Game-changing Project

Recognizes an innovative collaboration that generates a transformative impact for one or more nonprofits

  • Published 02/17/2014

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Extraordinary Executive Director

Awarded to the chief executive officer of a nonprofit whose work transforms his/her organization and the larger community.

  • Published 02/03/2014

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Extraordinary Board Member

Awarded to a person whose services as a member of a nonprofit organization’s board enhances that organization’s operations and improves the greater community.

  • Published 02/03/2014

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Best New Nonprofit

Awarded to an organization incorporated after January 1, 2012

  • Published 02/03/2014

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Lifetime Achievement

Awarded to a person who shows tireless commitment to the nonprofit community over a lifetime of service

  • Published 02/03/2014

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Extraordinary Volunteer

Awarded to a person whose volunteered time and services spur noteworthy change in the nonprofit community.

  • Published 02/03/2014

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Inspiring Creativity

Awarded to an organization working to nurture arts and culture in Oregon

  • Published 02/03/2014

Portland Monthly | Events

Celebrate Portland's Rising Stars

Portland Monthly and Knowledge Universe join forces to honor 32 of Portland’s Rising Stars

  • Published 10/14/2013

Portland Monthly | Events

Light A Fire Awards Dinner

Celebrate the 15 hardworking nonprofit groups and individuals featured in our November issue by joining us at our annual Light A Fire awards dinner.

  • Published 09/01/2013

FEATURE

Light A Fire 2012

Our annual celebration of the nonprofit community recognizes the individuals and organizations who are making our city a better place to live, love, and grow.

  • By Jill Davis
  • Published 10/11/2012

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Light A Fire 2011

Our annual celebration of giving highlights the extraordinary work of 14 nonprofits and individuals working to better our community, from farmers who donate millions of pounds of food to fight hunger to high school students who help immigrants become Amer

  • By Lucy Burningham
  • Published 10/14/2011
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