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Oct 13, 2017
Emergency fundraising dinner for Myanmar refugees
Embassy Suites Washington Square

Join Team Islamic Relief USA for an Emergency dinner for Myanmar


Fri, October 13, 2017
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT

Tickets $25 online
At the door $35
Speaker: Munir Iqtish
Dinner and Child Care Provided

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Washington Square
9000 SW Washington Square Rd, Tigard, Oregon 97223

Islamic Relief USA
Nonprofit Organization

Sep 22, 2017
ROAR Fierce Female Storytelling : The Love Show, a benefit for the National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation
Kiggins Theatre, Vancouver

This will not be a show about hearts and flowers. Coinciding with the United Nations' International Day of Peace, we welcome Christians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists, Secularists, the LGBTQ community, and anyone else interested in unity and inclusion to join us for a celebration of life, courage, and hope.

Our diverse line-up of storytellers will share personal stories about overcoming hatred, violence, exclusion, and division with the power of LOVE.

Featured storytellers include Asha Deliverance (mother of slain Good Samaritan, Taliesin Namkai-Meche), Soraya Deen (founder of the Muslim Women Speakers Movement), RevFelicia Parazaider (founder of the Revolution of Love), and Kristine McClain trans woman and LGBTQ activist.

Tonight's show benefits National Women's Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation (NWCAVE) in celebration of #GiveMore24.

Jul 30, 2017
10% Day for JOIN @ Food Fight!
Food Fight!, 1217 SE Stark & 11155 NE Halsey

Please come in and shop at both Stark and Halsey on Sunday, July 30 because 10% of our day's sales will benefit JOIN: connecting the street to a home.

About JOIN: connecting the street to a home:

"JOIN exists to support the efforts of homeless individuals and families to transition out of homelessness into permanent housing. Our efforts are directed at individuals sleeping outside or in their car in the Portland Metro area. Our service provision is not dependent on age, gender, race, ethnicity, faith, culture, language, sexual identity, specific diagnosis, or identifiable issue.

JOIN is committed to preserving the dignity, humanity, and uniqueness of each person that we work with on their path back to housing stability. To achieve this, we will:

  • strive to ensure that all of our programs and services are equitable in both access and outcomes regardless of a person’s race, ethnicity, faith, culture, language, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or family status,
  • operate with the knowledge that certain communities are significantly over-represented among those experiencing homelessness in Portland/Multnomah County and that there are disparities in outcomes for members of those communities,
  • pursue effective strategies and devote dedicated time and resources at every level of our organization to address these disparities.

These efforts are performed in service to the vision of a community where outcomes cannot be predicated based on a person’s perceived identity."

For more info and to donate online, please visit and

JOIN: connecting the street to a home - JOIN exists to support the efforts of homeless people - families and individuals - to move off the street into permanent housing.

JOIN is focused on creating a community where if homelessness exists, it is limited to a short-term circumstance rather than a long term and chronic condition.

Sep 24, 2017
10% Day for Momentum Alliance @ Food Fight!
Food Fight!, 1217 SE Stark & 11155 NE Halsey

Please come in and shop at both Stark and Halsey on Sunday, September 24 because 10% of our day's sales will benefit Momentum Alliance.

About Momentum Alliance:

"Momentum Alliance is a youth-led nonprofit, with experienced coaches, whose mission is to inspire young people to realize their power individually and collectively and to mentor future social justice leaders.

We are undocumented, immigrant, indigenous, LGBTQ, gang-affected, HIV-positive, low-income youth, youth of color, youth transitioning from foster care, homelessness and incarceration, youth with disabilities, youth who have experienced war, domestic violence and abuse, teen parents and allies.

Our vision is a community where all people are well and thriving.

We rely on six core values to inform our work:

* Vulnerability as a Strength
* Intersectionality
* Deep Relationships
* Love
* Valuing Everyone’s Story
* Shifting Power"

To learn more or donate to them online, please go to or

Food Fight! Grocery
Fruit & Vegetable Store
Trying to suck less.

Aug 9, 2017
9th Annual Pink Party to benefit Planned Parenthood Portland!
Dig A Pony, 736 SE Grand

The Pink Party is back! This family-friendly happy hour will feature drink specials, the ever-popular photo booth, face painting, raffle prizes, all-ages games and the talents of DJ Moodytwoshoes and DJ Graceless!

The Pink Party is the largest annual fundraiser for Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon's award-winning Multnomah County Leadership & Advocacy Team, which works to keep Oregon the No. 1 state in the nation for reproductive freedom and birth control access. Learn how you can join us at the local level to make a real difference in promoting access to lifesaving, affordable, nonjudgmental health services.

  • WHAT: 9th Annual Pink Party
  • WHEN: 5-8pm Wednesday, August 9th
  • WHERE: Dig a Pony, 736 SE Grand Ave., Portland
  • COST: $5 general admission, $10 VIP admission (includes a limited-edition "Don't F@#^ With Us. Don't F@#^ Without Us" notebook), FREE for kids younger than 10

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the political arm of Planned Parenthood.

Aug 19, 2017
A film screening of Nowhere To Hide, a benefit for KBOO Community Radio
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

NOWHERE TO HIDE: "More of a message in a bottle to the West than a documentary." Maybe the most disturbing aspect of watching “Nowhere to Hide,” Zaradasht Ahmed’s gripping portrait of a male nurse in Iraq, is accepting how empathy itself has become collateral damage. Detachment may be a survival mechanism, but for Nori Sharif, a young father of four and a dedicated medic in an emergency hospital not far from Baghdad, it’s a luxury he can’t afford. And when he’s handed a small video camera by his director and asked to film his life, the resulting diary of perseverance and suffering has a raw immediacy that’s both appropriate and involving. #KBOO #Peacenow #nomorewars #savethechildren #boycottoil #peace #Baghdad #worldpeacenow

The look is rough, the emotions always hovering near the surface. Yet, buoyed by Mr. Sharif’s cheery personality, these can sometimes be defiantly upbeat. Moments like this are few, though, as he documents the rising tide of danger and displacement that follows the 2011 withdrawal of coalition forces and the eventual arrival of the Islamic State. Throughout, his director (who was born and raised in Iraq and has been observing families in the region for years) maintains a determinedly hands-off approach. This allows Mr. Sharif’s bewilderment over what he calls “an undiagnosed war” to become the story, one that speaks specifically to the profoundly destabilizing nature of lengthy conflict.

It also honors those whose spirits appear indestructible.

“Everything is expensive in this country,” goes a lively song that plays at a wedding, “but sadness Is for free.” And the men dance.More of a message in a bottle to the West than a documentary." #KBOO #Peacenow #nomorewars #savethechildren #boycottoil #peace #Baghdad #worldpeacenow

It also permits us to honor those whose spirits appear indestructible.

“Everything is expensive in this country,” goes a lively song that plays at a wedding, “but sadness you can get for free.” And the men dance.

KBOO Community Radio - streams online & airs on 90.7 FM Portland, 91.9 FM Hood River, & 104.3 FM Corvallis.

We're volunteer-powered. We are community-centered. We are listener-supported, independent radio.

Sep 18, 2017
A League of Their Own film screening, a benefit for NorthStar Clubhouse
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Tonight's nonprofit is NorthStar Clubhouse, a mental health recovery program for adults living in the Portland metro area. NorthStar Clubhouse follows the evidence-based Clubhouse International model of psychiatric rehabilitation, and its structure strengthens social and vocational skills and provides access to employment and educational services in the community. Membership is voluntary and free.

Clinton St. Resistance Series
Clinton Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

Sep 21, 2017
ACLU of Oregon's Uncensored Celebration art show benefit
Lagunitas Tap Room, 237 NE Broadway

The Uncensored Celebration is an art show benefit for the ACLU of Oregon in honor of free expression and featuring posters designed by awesome local artists!

Join us for a rad evening that includes all the things that make a stellar night out – supporting a great cause, art, good company, better food, and beer! Admission is $13 and includes two drink tokens and hors d'oeuvres.

Meet the artists and purchase some amazing work - $20 for digital prints and $80 for limited edition screen prints until they sell out. Or get in the running to win four tickets to attend the Weeknd’s October 6, 2017 concert in a luxury box at the Moda Center.

Presented by the ACLU Foundation of Oregon, and made possible through the generous support of HDi Equality for All Foundation (Contest Partner); Chinook Book (Media Partner); Heart Pizza (Food Partner); Lagunitas (Event and Beverage Partner); and Pacific North Press (Printing Partner).


ACLU of Oregon - The ACLU of Oregon is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to the defending and advancing civil liberties and civil rights.

Aug 23, 2017
Acoustic Concert by Kishi Bashi & Julian Saporiti, a benefit for he Japanese Incarceration Mobile Workshop Project
DISJECTA, 8371 N Interstate

Join us for an intimate evening of acoustic performance, stories, and music with Kishi Bashi and Julian Saporiti. This is a benefit for the Japanese Incarceration Mobile Workshop Project (JAIN Mobile), of which he has embedded himself in. The group is visiting internment sites and interviewing survivors as inspiration in preparation of a multi-media symphonic piece next year.

You won't want to miss this intimate experience, filled with new and old songs, and stories of their trip so far. He will be playing a stripped down acoustic set with fellow musician and ethnomusicologist, Julian Saporitti. This is an all ages show!

Kishi Bashi is the pseudonym of singer, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi. After studing film scoring at Berklee College of Music he become a renowned violinist. Ishibashi has recorded and toured internationally as a violinist with diverse artists such as Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche, and most recently, the Athens, Georgia-based indie rock band, of Montreal.

From 2004-2010, Julian Saporiti fronted the Berklee trained indie-rock group The Young Republic. After releasing several well received albums and touring extensively around North America and Europe, Saporiti relocated to Laramie, Wyoming to enjoy the outdoors and pursue a master’s degree in American Studies. After completing his course work, Saporiti took a job lecturing at the University of Wyoming where he still offers summer courses. While living out west, he made several trips to the remains of the Heart Mountain Japanese Incarceration camp in northwest Wyoming. These trips made a profound impact and inspired him to begin interviewing camp survivors and researching the music performed in the camps. He is currently living in Providence, Rhode Island, continuing this research, writing songs, and pursuing a PhD at Brown University.

Jul 20, 2017
All Are Welcome: Catalina's Mexican Restaurant - a benefit for Unite Oregon

Catalinas Restaurant has decided to be a proud sponsor of Unite Oregon and pair up for our All Are Welcome Fundraiser. Proceeds from the CHICKEN OR CHEESE/SPINACH ENCHILADAS PLATE will go towards Unite Oregon. The fun takes place on Thursday July 20, 2017, from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM.

All Catalina’s recipes, she learned generations ago from her mother. "When I was a kid I made tortillas, tamales and guacamole by hand,” Catalina says. “We didn't buy nothing, you know!" Growing up in Zacatecas, Catalina mastered the preparation of mole Poblano, lomo adobado, tamales and tacos. Come by for a taste!

Unite Oregon -

Building an intercultural, statewide movement for justice in Oregon

Jul 21, 2017
All Are Welcome: Mandi House - a benefit for Unite Oregon
Mandi House Restaurant

Mandi House has decided to be a proud sponsor of Unite Oregon and pair up for our All Are Welcome Fundraiser. Proceeds for the the day will go towards Unite Oregon, the date it will be hosted on is Thursday July 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM-9:00 PM.

From the heart of the Arabian Peninsula, Mandi is the traditional Yemeni style of cooking lamb and rice -- underground. Generous, mouth-watering dishes in an airy, family-style setting.

Come visit this local business on North Killingsworth St. While enjoying some spectacular Mediterranean food, you will be helping change the course of history in Oregon!

Unite Oregon -

Building an intercultural, statewide movement for justice in Oregon

Nov 12, 2017
An Evening of Crogape: songs, tall tales with Sean Crogan, a benefit for Call to Action.
The Old Portland Wine Bar

An intimate evening with a guy that refuses to leave. Portland native regales (or assails, depending on your perspective) with songs and tales in the heart of the formal industrial NW section of Portland. Seating is limited to 30.

Tickets are 25 dollars (12.50 of each ticket goes to Call To Safety , formerly the Portland Women's Crisis Line) Purchase tickets through Venmo, email We are saving 5 tickets for the door the evening of the show.

Jun 9, 2017
Anarres Infoshop Benefit Show for Portland Assembly! 4 bands, and a Potluck!
Anarres Infoshop & Community Space, 7101 N Lombard

Come out to Anarres to support a wonderful organization working towards building real neighborhood power, Portland Assembly!

All events at Anarres are all ages, with no alcohol allowed.

$5-10 sliding scale, with NOTAFLOF, No One Turned Away For Lack Of Funds. Ever.

There will be four bands, a vegan/vegetarian potluck, artists selling their work, and information on how and why you can get involved with the most exciting organizing project in town.

The Bands:

  • Fleshh: Electronic/anarcho/post-punk
  • DARK/LIGHT: Badass punk
  • Broken Spirit: Dark anarcho punk/post-punk
  • Prolix Destruct: More hard-hitting punk rock

The Food: Vegan/vegetarian

Bring some, eat some! If you are going to prepare food, please bring an ingredient list so people with various dietary restrictions can enjoy your delicious food with confidence!

The Artists: Amazing

The Organization: Check out their website for more information

Let's eat some delicious food, listen to good music, and most importantly, Let's Run Rip City!

Aug 2, 2017
Awake: A Dream From Standing Rock Screening, a benefit for Indigenous Media Fund and Pipeline Fighers Fund.
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Movie Night for Life.Art.Being Integrative Arts Festival Wednesday, August 2 at 7:00 p.m. Clinton Street Theater tickets are $10 online, and $13 at the door.

Learn more at

We are honored to screen this newly released film, telling the story of the #NODAPL Native-led resistance against the construction of the $3.7 billion Dakota Access Pipeline under the Missouri River at the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota.

Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock is a feature-length documentary directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker and activist Josh Fox (Gasland, How To Let Go Of The World And Learn To Love Everything Climate Can’t Change), Academy Award nominated filmmaker James Spione (Incident In New Baghdad) and indigenous filmmaker and Digital Smoke Signals founder Myron Dewey.

From the Water Protectors at Standing Rock, we can learn a deep mode of engagement with the world. One that reminds us that we do not have to act alone as individuals, but rather, can find our strength as a collective of ecological beings in cahoots with the larger breathing world.

First, join us for the Planetary Dance movement ritual on Saturday, July 29, where we dedicate our art and our dance to benefit the waters of the Columbia and Willamette Rivers. Then, widen the frame of perception to include all water, and those who protect the most vulnerable parts of our world, both human and elemental.

Awake, A Dream from Standing Rock will deepen and inspire our sense of stewardship, and give context to our practices throughout this year’s Life.Art.Being festival.

More details and the official trailer can be viewed on the ticket page. Proceeds to benefit Indigenous Media Fund and Pipeline Fighers Fund.

Be Space - Movement & expressive arts studio dedicated to cultivating the sovereign body mind.

Jun 25, 2017
Bake Bloc! Budding Roses Fundraising Bake Sale
3935 NE 15th Avenue

Budding Roses is having a bake sale and party this Sunday to support our upcoming summer camp! We are a free social justice oriented summer camp for youths ages 10-15, taking place in Outer East Portland this August.

Come enjoy tasty pastries, fresh drinks (both alcoholic and non), and a lovely sunny backyard with us! Once the sun goes down we plan to have a fire and continue the party. Every donation will be used to help organize our free summer camp, and to provide meals, back to school supplies, transportation, haircuts and more to all the kids who participate.

This is a great opportunity for interested families and people interested in volunteering to come and meet the people who are putting this project together.

Come hungry and thirsty, we hope to see you on Sunday!

5:00pm til late!

Budding Roses - Portland Black Rose/Rosa Negra is excited to announce that we will be hosting a free two-week social justice oriented summer day camp called Budding Roses this coming August.

Oct 6, 2017
Benefit for Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative
First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 SW Park

Benefit for Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative

Doors at 6:30 pm
Event begins 7 pm

$5 - 25 sliding scale
No one turned away for lack of funds

Main stage (sanctuary)

7 - Molten Glass

9 - Mineral Springs

10 - Dig Deep

11 - The Bible Belts

11:30 - Scratchdog Stringband

Small stage (chapel)

7:30 - Readers: A'misa Chiu, Jeannie Gosline, Hannah Pass

8 - A stick and a stone

8:30 - Tonight We Launch

9:30 - Anna Vo

10:30 - Sembla

There will be a diverse group of people with tabled goods, merch, and music.

Including Indigenous Come Up,Burrowing Owl Alchemy, Anna Vo, and many more.

Please get in touch if you'd like to table as well.

All ages
All welcome
Accessible for those with all abilities - ramps, lift, elevator available
Unisex restroom and gendered restrooms

Please let know organizers if you need any assistance

May 17
Benefit for Red Lodge Transition Services + Dogtooth & Nail Album Release/Tour Kickoff!
Anarres Infoshop & Community Space, 7101 N Lombard

The organizers of this show would like to give recognition that this event is being held on the stolen land of the Chinook Tribe

This show is a benefit for Red Lodge Transition Services and the album release of local band, Dogtooth & Nail. In light of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women's (MMIW) Day on May 5 we want to continue the conversation, spread awareness and directly fundraiser money and collect items for a local organization that supports indigenous women. Red Lodge is a Native American led organization that provides culturally focused programs for women released from jail, prison or treatment. More info:

REQUESTED ITEMS TO DONATE: - Gardening: large pots for plants, potting soil, plants starts (tomato, potato, lettuce, beans, corn) -bus passes -art supplies -coffee - recycled building materials (for chicken coop, sweat lodge inclosed screen, recycling center) - they do not need clothes or hygiene items

ART FOR SALE Created by women from Red Lodge & Coffee Creek Correctional Facility


Trish Jordan, the cofounder of Red Lodge, will be speaking at the event!

Candi Brings Plenty, who organized and lead the Indigenous Women's March this past year, will be performing and speaking about Red Fawn, a political prisoner who was wrongfully arrested at Standing Rock and is facing trail at the end of May. She is also stolen and missing.

LETTER WRITING: We will have a station for letter writing to Red Fawn as well as information about her and how to donate to her legal fund.

MUSIC by Megan Martinez, Brenna Sahatjian and Dogtooth & Nail album release of "Learning How to Unlearn" featuring Megan, Brenna and Candi on the album! <3

Suggested donation $5-10 but no one turned away for lack of funds 75% of money raised will be donated to Red Lodge, 25% will go to the space to keep it open.

Sep 17, 2017
Benefit Punk Show for Undocumented Families
Anarres Infoshop & Community Space, 7101 N Lombard

A Benefit Show for Undocumented Families
All money raised from this benefit will go to legal advice for local people with DACA, their undocumented parents & families

MUSIC, centering musicians of color in the pdx community:

ART RAFFLE donated by Entangled Roots Press

POTLUCK, please bring food to share! Please no nuts & label your ingredients

$5-10 suggested donation but no one turned away for lack of funds

  • All Ages, always
  • No Alcohol
  • Wheelchair Accessible
    note on accessibility: the space is wheelchair accessible. The door to the bathroom is about 25.5 inches wide taking into account the door frame. We recognize that this is not accessible for all wheelchair sizes.

This show is a collaboration with Loud BPM: Loud BPM or Loud Black and Brown People Music, is an organization that puts on events that premiers people of color in punk, rock, and/or metal music genres. Punk trumps Hate: Punk Trumps Hate is a concert series focused on raising money and awareness for groups being marginalized by the current admin

Anarres Infoshop & Community Space
Just For Fun · Portland, Oregon
Dreamy tender anarchist space in north portland. "At least they spelled it right" -Ursula K LeGuin (for real!)
Open hours: Thursday-Sunday 12pm - 6pm.

Loud BPM
Nonprofit Organization
Loud BPM or Loud Black and Brown People Music, is an organization that puts on events that premiers people of color in punk, rock, and/or metal music genres.

Fake News
Ska, punk, reggaeton, cumbia, prog rock mess

Aug 16, 2017
Brown Girl Rise Fundraiser
Church Bar, 2600 NE Sandy

Join us for an evening in support of Brown Girl Rise!

Brown Girl Rise is a radical sisterhood of girls of color reclaiming their connection to body, community, land, health, and creativity to cultivate a just future where we rise together.

BGR has been fundraising this month with a goal of $4k to support future programming. Come celebrate the end of our indiegogo campaign! Want to support or share this fundraiser now? Go to:

We are going to start the evening off with Kids Karaoke from 4-7pm with Music provided by Huixola from 7-10pm. Palmistry & Platicas with Folk Herbalist, Brijx Letty Chichitonyolotli ($5-$25 sliding scale for a 10 min. personalized heart talk session). Church bar allows minors until 10 PM.

Church will donate 100% of all proceeds to the organization this evening and there will be additional opportunities to learn about and support this emerging, powerful, youth organization!

$5-$10 suggested donation at the door (no one turned away).

Oct 21, 2017
Bystander Intervention Training - Children & Families Welcome!
Unity of Portland

Please join us October 21st from 3pm to 6pm at the Unity of Portland church for a bystander support/intervention training facilitated by Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland.

The focus of this workshop is to learn how to be an ally when we encounter threats to others in our communtiies and how we can reduce danger for the most vulenrable while keeping ourselves and others safe. Please feel free to bring your children, there will be educational resources and training for the whole family.

We are asking for a suggested $20 sliding scale donation to benefit volunteers of Don't Shoot Portland.

Please secure tickets in advance:

Aug 19, 2017
Bystander Intervention Workshop
Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont

In light of recent tragic events and in honor of the heroes who protected two teenage girls on the Max from a hateful racist attack, bystander intervention workshops have been organized with the help of Teressa Raiford of Dont Shoot Portland. The goal of this workshop is to learn how to be an ally when we encounter threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe.

Please join us Saturday, August 19th at TaborSpace in the Annex (lower level, wheelchair accessible) for a bystander support/intervention training workshop facilitated by Teressa Raiford, Lara Jones and Hanna Davis.

We are asking for a suggested $20+ sliding scale donation to benefit Don't Shoot Portland.

Dont Shoot Portland - In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

Aug 27, 2017
Bystander Intervention Workshop
Clark Public Utilities

With the attack on the Portland MAX in May, hate crimes on the rise in the U.S. and with our current climate emboldening white supremacist, it is important that we have the skills to safely intervene on behalf of others in a threatening situation. The goal of this workshop is to learn how to be an alley, and reduce danger when we encounter threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe.

Please RSVP at the link below and donate on a sliding scale of $5-20 to attend this event, as Don't Shoot PDX is doing important work and needs our support.

We hope to see you there! HUMAN

HUMAN: Humanitarian United Movement & Action Network. Strengthening Clark County communities through a collaboration of action, education and advocacy.

Dont Shoot Portland - In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

Jul 23, 2017
Bystander Intervention Workshop and Don't Shoot Portland fundraiser
Vancouver Community Library

How to be an ally when we encounter threats to others in the community based on race, gender, immigration status, or other factors? How can we reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe in the moment? In light of recent events in the Portland and Vancouver areas, the answers to these questions have become even more important.

We need skills.

Join us for a hands-on bystander support/intervention training workshop with Don’t Shoot Portland founder Teressa Raiford.

Suggested donation of $5 - $20 to Don't Shoot Portland at the door.

Please register ASAP as there are only 28 spots available. Bystander Intervention Workshop on July 23rd from 2-5 PM.

Please register at:

Don't Shoot Portland- In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

Jul 31, 2017
Bystander Intervention Workshop in Multnomah Village, a benefit for Don't Shoot Portland
Riversgate Church


6:00pm networking, snacks and seating time. Workshop begins at 6:30pm.

SWAG and UNLOC, two local social action groups, are excited to partner with Teressa Raiford of Don't Shoot Portland to bring her hands-on, interactive workshop on bystander support & intervention to Multnomah Village. The primary focus of this workshop is learning how to be an ally and accomplice when encountering threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger while keeping ourselves and others safe. . Please get your tickets early (a small number of tickets will be available at the door). A sliding scale donation of $10-$25 is requested to secure your ticket. All donations benefit Don't Shoot Portland. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Contact for questions.

Dont Shoot Portland - In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

Aug 14, 2017
Bystander Intervention Workshop, benefit for Don't Shoot Portland

Space is limited so please register in advance. Registration link coming soon!

With the recent uptick in hate crimes, it's time for us to come together and learn how we can stand up for our friends and neighbors. The goal of this workshop is to learn how to be an ally when we encounter threats to others in our communities, and how we can reduce danger for the most vulnerable while keeping ourselves and others safe.

Please join us Monday, August 14th from 3-5pm at Ecdysiast, for a hands-on bystander support/intervention training workshop. We are asking for a suggested $20 sliding donation to benefit Dont Shoot Portland, with no one being turned away for lack of funds.

Questions and inquiries regarding Bystander Intervention Programs can be answered by sending an email to

Dont Shoot Portland

In August 2014 we agreed to take political action and organize at Dawson Park to be in solidarity with the growing response from Ferguson, MO #MikeBrown

Aug 23, 2017
Carter Cares presents: "The Unusual Suspects" benefiting Black Lives Matter
The Big Legrowlski

All the money raised from this show goes to the Black Lives Matter Movement.

Host: Carter

Featuring: Shrista Tyree Chris Johnson D Martin Austin Jaren George Thomas Lundy Shain Brenden Lance Edward

$Cover / Donations Welcomed :)

Jan 1
Chaplin's The Great Dictator, benefitting the Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

"Hannah, can you hear me? Wherever you are, look up, Hannah. The clouds are lifting. The sun is breaking through. We are coming out of the darkness into the light. We are coming into a new world, a kindlier world, where men will rise above their hate, their greed, and brutality. Look up, Hannah. The soul of man has been given wings, and at last he is beginning to fly. He is flying into the rainbow — into the light of hope, into the future, the glorious future that belongs to you, to me, and to all of us. Look up, Hannah. Look up!"

...a great movie because it works as a film, and because it is a document of courage and faith, the prime exhibit in Chaplin's humanist brief ... Dictator is a comedy, the work of a clown, but it is no joke. Chaplin had lethal intent.

Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Tonight's nonprofit is the Oregon League of Conservation Voters, a non-partisan organization with a simple mission: To pass laws that protect Oregon’s environmental legacy, elect pro-environment candidates to office, and hold all of our elected officials accountable.

Nov 14, 2017
Climate Solutions 9th Annual Dinner, with Kate Gordon
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

We hope you can join us for our Climate Solutions 9th Annual Dinner, Convergence: Accelerating clean energy solutions to the climate crisis on Tuesday, November 14, 5:00pm-8:00pm (5pm - 6pm check-in and networking hour, program starts at 6:10pm) at the Hilton Portland with keynote speaker Kate Gordon, Founding Director, Risky Business Project. We are thrilled to have Kate join us.

Our annual dinner is always a very special event -- a great opportunity to connect with others building clean energy solutions to the climate crisis. The event sparks creative thinking, strengthens our resolve, and inspires hope, all while helping build support for the critical work of Climate Solutions in Oregon and the Northwest.

Aug 7, 2017
Clinton Resistance presents Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, a benefit for
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

It is the 23rd century. The Federation Starship U.S.S. EnterpriseTM is on routine training maneuvers and Admiral James T. Kirk (William Shatner) seems resigned to the fact that this inspection may well be the last space mission of his career. But Khan is back. Aided by his exiled band of genetic supermen, Khan (Ricardo Montalban) - brilliant renegade of 20th century Earth - has raided Space Station Regula One, stolen a top secret device called Project Genesis, wrested control of another Federation starship, and now schemes to set a most deadly trap for his old enemy Kirk... with the threat of a universal Armageddon!

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Civic Action, a 501(c)(4) organization which primarily focuses on nonpartisan education and advocacy on important national issues. Political Action is a federal political committee which primarily helps members elect candidates who reflect our values through a variety of activities aimed at influencing the outcome of the next election. Political Action and Civic Action are separate organizations.

Oct 16, 2017
Clinton Resistance Series presents "The Craft", a benefit for Oregon NOW
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

THE CRAFT: Teenage witches on the loose! Just 5 bucks donation admission to benefit NOW- National Organization for Women.

Ostracized due to the untrue kiss-and-tell tales of football player Chris (Skeet Ulrich), Sarah reluctantly befriends a trio of self-styled outsiders: the horribly scarred Bonnie (Neve Campbell), the "trailer-trash" Nancy (Fairuza Balk), and Rochelle (Rachel True), a frequent victim of anti-black prejudice at the hands of Laura Lizzie (former Marcia Brady and future Mrs. Ben Stiller, Christine Taylor).

After exhibiting latent telekenitic powers in front of Bonnie, Sarah learns that her three new friends have chosen her as their "fourth corner," the final member of their supernatural coven. Using tools stolen from a local incense-and-candle-filled boutique for practitioners of magic, the quartet summons the power of Manon, a primitive deity, to exact revenge on their tormentors and transform their lives.

Drunk with power, they watch their spells get out of control, and the new coven soon realizes that with magic, "whatever you give comes back three-fold."

This mid-'90s horror flick scored first place at the box office its opening weekend despite its then-unknown cast and modest budget. TV star Neve Campbell, who didn't even receive top billing, would go on to become the '90s answer to '70s horror queen Jamie Lee Curtis in the Scream franchise.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Oregon NOW (National Organization of Women).

The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. NOW has 500,000 contributing members and 550 chapters in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Since its founding in 1966, NOW's goal has been to take action to bring about equality for all women. NOW works to eliminate discrimination and harassment in the workplace, schools, the justice system, and all other sectors of society; secure abortion, birth control, and reproductive rights for all women; and end all forms of violence against women; eradicate racism, sexism, and homophobia; and promote equality and justice in our society.

If you want to reserve a seat or make a donation, please use the link provided.

Jun 26, 2017
Clinton Resistance Series presents FAME for Outside the Frame
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Seven classes a day and a hot lunch. That's what New York City's High School for the Performing Arts guarantees. Stardom? That's something the school's teenage musicians, actors, dancers and dreamers strive for. Fame sings the body electric, celebrating the growing-up process of honing talent, confronting realities, finding love, living life.

Director Alan Parker (Evita, The Commitments) brings an energetic style to the crisscrossing stories of students (including future Academy Award winner Irene Cara, Paul McCrane (ER), Barry Miller (Saturday Night Fever) and two who returned in the later TV series, Gene Anthony Ray and Lee Curreri). Nominated for six Academy Awards, Fame won Oscars for its dynamic score and title tune.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Outside the Frame, which was founded with the idea of helping homeless youth value themselves as productive members of society. OTF partners with excellent social service organizations to provide a much-needed creative outlet, technological training, and a sense of success that is contagious and visible to the public.

To thrive, young people need more than their basic needs met, and OTF offers a model educational and vocational program, where young people create films about issues that matter to them and share them with the public.

Program graduates have gone on to complete their GED, enroll in college, actively pursue employment and independent living, and make movies.

Outside the Frame changes the way homeless and marginalized youth see and are seen through film.

Clinton Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

Oct 2, 2017
Clinton Resistance Series presents Shaun of the Dead
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

It's often said that the true character of a man is only revealed in times of dire crisis, and for likable, lovelorn loser Shaun (Simon Pegg), that moment of reckoning came when the dead rose from their slumber to feast on the flesh of the living. A hapless electronics store employee who spends most of his spare time downing pints at the local pub with his roommate, Ed (Nick Frost), Shaun's life seems to fall apart when he is dumped by his girlfriend, Liz (Kate Ashfield), and his obnoxious stepfather, Philip (Bill Nighy), shows up to berate him for not being more attentive to his caring mother Barbara (Penelope Wilton) -- especially since he forgot to send flowers for her birthday. Things take a turn for the worse when the dead return to stake their claim on the Earth, and though the chaos that follows threatens to swallow up all of England, it's up to Shaun to keep his cool and prove himself once and for all by successfully rescuing Liz and his mother. With his trusty roommate by his side, nothing -- not even the living dead -- can stand between Shaun and the two most important women in his life. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

The zombie-movie genre already has some wink-wink funny entries, but this U.K. smash hit, written by Pegg and Wright, takes the prize. It's a bloody hoot. -- Devin Gordon, Newsweek

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Friendly House.

Friendly House, a 21st century settlement house, engages people to create a compassionate, equitable and inclusive society. Friendly House creates a thriving community by connecting people of all ages and backgrounds through quality educational, recreational and other life-sustaining services.

FREE movie; make a donation. If you can't make the screening and would still like to help, you can do so through the ticket link.

Clinton St. Resistance Series
Clinton Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

Oct 23, 2017
Clinton Resistance Series presents The Invisible Man, a benefit for Portland Homeless Family Solutions
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Wittily scripted by R.C. Sherriff and an uncredited Philip Wylie, and brilliantly directed by James Whale, The Invisible Man is a near-untoppable combination of horror and humor. Also deserving of unqualified praise are the thorouhgly convincing special effects by John P. Fulton and John Mescall. With the exception of The Invisible Man Returns, none of the sequels came anywhere close to the quality of the 1933 original.

Trivia alert: watch for Dwight "Renfield" Frye as a bespectacled reporter, Walter Brennan as the man whose bicycle was stolen, and John Carradine as the fellow in the phone booth who's "gawt a plan to ketch the h'invisible man."

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Portland Homeless Family Solutions, a housing first program that empowers homeless families with children to get back into housing - and stay there.

If you want to reserve a seat, or simply make a $5 donation, please do so through the link provided.

Jul 31, 2017
Clinton Resistance Series presents Wet Hot American Summer, a benefit for IRCO
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

The setting is Camp Firewood, the year 1981. It's the last day before everyone goes back to the real world, but there's still a summer's worth of unfinished business to resolve. At the center of the action is camp director Beth, who struggles to keep order while she falls in love with the local astrophysics professor. He is busy trying to save the camp from a deadly piece of NASA's Skylab which is hurtling toward earth. All that, plus: a dangerous waterfall rescue, love triangles, misfits, cool kids, and talking vegetable cans. The questions will all be resolved, of course, at the big talent show at the end of the day.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization.

Founded in 1976 by refugees for refugees, the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization promotes the integration of refugees, immigrants and the community at large into a self-sufficient, healthy and inclusive multi-ethnic society.

Nov 27, 2017
Clinton Street Resistance presents Brazil, benefitting Books for Prisoners
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Terry Gilliam's 1985 film is a surrealist nightmare of a low-level bureaucrat in a dismal world of the near future.

Brazil is this unique amalgamation of ideas straight out of Terry Gilliam's head that results in something so strange and so unique that it's just genius with a conclusion that is undeniably haunting. -- Chris Sawin,

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Books for Prisoners, a Seattle-based nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster a love of reading behind bars, encourage the pursuit of knowledge and self-empowerment, and break the cycle of recidivism. As one of the largest and oldest prison book projects in the country, Books to Prisoners works in partnership with other groups that support prisoner literacy and promote social justice. Though our headquarters are in Seattle, we have two associate organizations – Portland Books To Prisoners and Books To Prisoners Olympia – who offer opportunities for volunteers and donors outside of Seattle.

Sep 4, 2017
Clinton Street Resistance presents Clueless, benefits Jhamtse Gatsal
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Jane Austen might never have imagined that her 1816 novel Emma could be turned into a fresh and satirical look at ultra-rich teenagers in a Beverly Hills high school. Cher (Alicia Silverstone) and Dionne (Stacey Dash), both named after "great singers of the past that now do infomercials," are pampered upper-class girls who care less about getting good grades than wearing the right clothes and being as popular as possible. But Cher, who lives with her tough yet warm-hearted lawyer dad (Dan Hedaya) and hunky, sensitive stepbrother (Paul Rudd), also has an innate urge to help those less fortunate -- like the two introverted teachers she brings together ("negotiating" herself improved grades in the process) and new friend Tai (Brittany Murphy), who starts out a geek and ends up a Cher prodigy. Cher also possesses her own sensitive side, and she is looking for the perfect boyfriend, whom she ends up finding where she least expected.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Jhamtse Gatsal, a community, a school, and a home for about 90 children ranging in age from toddler to adolescent. Jhamtse Gatsal lies in the district of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, India, and the children come from nearby villages. Each of these children has a background of adversity. The driving goal of Ghamtse Gatsal is to provide these children with better lives, helping them to achieve their fullest potential.

Even if you can't attend, please make a donation through the ticket link!

Clinton Street Resistance - Every Monday Clinton Street Theater in collaboration with Dot's Cafe, Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, La Moule, Atlas Pizza, Clinton St Pub, Clinton St Theater, People's Food Co-op and Off the Waffle will be showing a free movie with all donations going to support a different weekly non-profit. Your ticket is entered into a raffle so get there before 7 when I pull them. For sponsorship info contact Mike at

Nov 24, 2017
Curious Comedy Showdown: Urban League of Portland Young Professionals Fundraiser
Curious Comedy Theater, 5225 NE MLK Jr

25% of the gate from this event will go the the Urban League of Portland Young Professionals.

Purchase tickets: . Use the ticket code "URBAN"

$12 in advance, $15 at the door.

Six players enter the stage. Only one will survive. Often referred to as "The Hunger Games of Comedy" the Curious Comedy Showdown pits Curious Comedy's finest players against one another in competitive improv matches that will make you laugh until you cry. Armed only with audience suggestions and razor-sharp wit, the players must create fast-paced hilarious scenes on the spot to win audience votes - round after round - in hopes of living to see another day. You decide which player is left standing. If you like Whose Line Is It Anyway, you'll love this show!

Doors open at 7:00 pm. Show starts at 7:30 pm.

Nov 2, 2017
DePaul Benefit Show
First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1126 SW Park

Comedy with purpose.

Our first annual recovery comedy show is setting out to change lives while laughing.

Our goal is to set up a scholarship for women in residential treatment at DePaul Treatment Center, to help pay for their transition into sober housing.

Taking time out of life to live in a facility and get clean is not easy, we want to provide the opportunity for these women to continue their recovery outside of treatment with less stress.

I was sober for 6 months before I was given the chance to live in sober housing, and out changed everything about my recovery. I was in a safe place, a home to help keep me accountable, and openly welcomed to discuss my recovery strengths and fears. I feel like my recovery really started while in this environment. My name is Julia, and I am also an addict.


Your host:
Joanie Quinn is a rainbow haired, menopause mom of four, who worked on comedy sitcoms in Hollywood before she became a breeder in Oregon. She's been saving up for her kid's therapy one performance at a time. Joanie regularly produces & performs in Portland's comedy show "Spilt Milk: you'll laugh til you cry!”, Harvey's Comedy Club, and has appeared at Helium Comedy Club and The Legendary Ice House in Pasadena, California. Joanie's performed in the Idaho Laugh Fest, San Francisco's Mutiny Radio Comedy Fest, Eugene's Women's Comedy Festival and the Burbank Comedy Festival.

Your opener:
Alayna Becker is a comedian and writer from Portland, OR. Her comedy is deeply personal, sometimes political and always funny. She has been featured in festivals and shows across the Northwest including the Best of Portland showcase at Helium Comedy Club.

Your feature:
Sam Miller grew up in Rural Pierce County and moved to Olympia at the age of 14. He has lived in Olympia off an on since that time. He has been a farm hand, a ranch hand, an inmate, a wildland firefighter, a dishwasher, a warehouse worker, assistant preschool teacher, a chemical dependency counselor and a bouncer. He has lived with Alcoholism and Methamphetamine addiction since his early teens. He is now in recovery going on 8 years and is currently a husband, father, student and comedian. He's performed all over the west coast, competed in The Seattle International Comedy Competition, won the Comedy on Trial Comedy Competition and opened for Chris D'elia.

Julia Ramos moved 13 times by high school and never switched counties. She's wanted nothing more than to be on stage telling jokes. Comedy for Julia has been an escape since early childhood, and soon after became a defense mechanism.

Julia's alcoholism has allowed her to follow her dream, but only after she stopped drinking.

She has been invited to perform at the All Jane Comedy Festival, The Northwest Women's Comedy Festival and is a co-host for Minority Retort, a POC showcase in Portland. She's also performed for the King County Drug Conference as well as her own judge and formerly arrested peers.

She's performed in front of many recovery audiences, in fact, she feels like she's addicted to it.

Dec 7, 2017
Dreams Start Here - Proud Ground's annual benefit
Village Ballroom, 700 NE Dekum

Join Proud Ground's annual benefit as a sponsor, attendee, or in-kind donor at Village Ballroom on Thursday, December 7th from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

The event includes, special guest speaker, Tony Pickett of the Urban Land Conservancy; Appetizers and hosted bar provided by The Four Graces, 2 Towns Ciderhouse, and Hopworks Urban Brewery; Live music by Bobby Torres Ensemble and Margaret Linn; and a live auction and a paddle raised to benefit Proud Ground!

Sep 15, 2017
Eagle Creek Fire Fundraiser to benefit Friends of the Columbia Gorge
Vancouver, WA

HASHTAG >>>#Drink4EagleCreek
Friday, September 15th from 6-8pm we have Vancouver Bar and Restaurants that have come together to donate 10% of sales during that time to the chosen nonprofit Friends of the Columbia Gorge!

Downtown Vancouver & All Other Locations to visit during 6-8pm:

  • Main Event (downtown)
  • Pacific House
  • Shanahans
  • Top Shelf
  • Heathen Brewing Feral Public House
  • Little Conejo
  • Jay's Bar & Grill (Orchards/Gher Road)
  • 38 Below (BattleGround)

Six West Lounge - Official after hours location - 8pm - 10pm

Each location will be provided with cash Donation jars for those who would like to contribute.

Companies also participating in donations:

  • Employees at Keller Williams
  • Mo' s Hairstyling
  • Fifty/Fifty Print
  • Local AF Apparel

SUPPLY DONATIONS NEEDED: - Socks - Toilet Paper - Feminine Products - Deodorant - Toothbrushes/Toothpaste - Shampoo - Conditioner - Soap

SUPPLIES CAN BE DROPPED OFF AT: - Jays Bar - Main Event & Pacific House - Shanahans

WHERE ALL DONATIONS WILL GO: Friends is the only nonprofit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come. What gets decided in the next year or two regarding plans for restoration and future recreation will affect the Gorge for decades. Your gift will allow us to continue long-term protection of the Gorge and in addition take steps to help the Gorge emerge from this disaster as a place our kids and grandkids will love and treasure as much as we do!

Sep 6, 2017
Emergency Relief Benefit for Hurricane Harvey (bands, donations)
Lovecraft Bar

Emergency Relief Benefit for Hurricane Harvey Flooding: This event is still taking shape, but please mark your calendars for Wednesday 9/6/2017 at 8pm!

more things to be announced! Bands:

  • Sky Symbol Rituals
  • Collective Disparity
  • Lasers Of Love

Sound mixing and work being donated by Viktor Nova (thanks Viktor!)

We will be taking donations in cash, canned food, clothing (new packs of socks and underwear), and paper goods (toilet paper / feminine hygiene products). There will also be some items for sale that were donated by various business in town.

Donations provided by:

  • Wells & Verne
  • Gloombones
  • Projekt Records

100% of the funds that the event (non-bar items) makes will go to Heart to Heart International to directly benefit flood relief!

The Lovecraft Bar

  • 21+ | 421 SE Grand Ave.
  • Pay What You Can - ($5 suggested donation)
Jun 2
Family Preservation Project Documentary Screening and "Welcome Wagon" Fundraiser
Cider Riot!

Please join us at our fundraiser and event to benefit women being released from Coffee Creek Correctional Facility, Oregon's overcrowded and under-served women's prison. In partnership with the Family Preservation Project, an amazing organization supporting and empowering incarcerated mothers, students from the Portland Underground Graduate School's Mass Incarceration courses are creating a "welcome wagon".

The welcome wagon will be a will serve as a mobile, volunteer-run boutique to provide women leaving prison with the clothes, toiletries, make-over, and warm welcome they deserve to re-start their lives in the community on the right foot.

Join us on Saturday, June 2 from 6-9pm at the Cider Riot Pub (807 NE Couch St) for a screening of "Mothering Inside," a 30-minute documentary about the Family Preservation Project's work directed by Bryan Lindstrom (illustrious husband of Cheryl Strayed). There will also be speakers, music, and other fun things. Bring family and friends!

Hope to see you then!

Jan 29
Fargo, benefitting for Climate Solutions
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

A pregnant police chief is investigating a series of homicides across the frozen tundra. Against a sprawling Minnesota landscape, a car salesman hires two criminals to kidnap his wife. But when the scheme goes sour, and wood chippers get involved, the haphazard kidnapping plot turns deadly serious.

"It's another daring black comedy by one of the most consistently inventive moviemaking teams of the last decade, brothers Joel and Ethan Coen."
-- Gene Siskel, Chicago Tribune

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Climate Solutions.

As a Northwest-based clean energy economy nonprofit, Climate Solutions works to:

  • champion transformational policies and market-based innovations;
  • catalyze powerful partnerships and a diverse movement for action and accountability; and
  • communicate a bold vision for solutions at scale required by climate science.
Nov 3, 2017
Festival Ctrinas PDX/ Day of the dead
through The former Grande Foods, Cornelius

Latinos Unidos te invita. Ven y celebra con nosotros una noche llena de cultura, musica, baile, arte, exposicones, concursos y comida mientras que con tu donativo de $10 ayudas a las victimas de los recientes desastres naturales en Mexico y Puerto Rico.

Concurso de mejor caracterisacion de Catrinas profecional y abierto.

Informes por texto 5038091683.

Latinos Unidos invites you. Come and celebrate with us a night of culture, music, dance, arts, expositions, contests, and food. Your $10 donation will help the victims of recent natural disasters in Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Profecional and open Best Catrina contest.

for more information txt 5038091683

Sep 7, 2017
First Thursday featuring the work of Bobby Fouther, benefitting MRG Foundation & Phoenix Lab Art Source
Santé Bar

Join me for my solo art show and birthday celebration.

Paintings, photography & graphics by Bobby Fouther


  • 50% of proceeds from 2 works will be donated to MRG Foundation.
  • Notecard sales will support financial aid for my dance class students.
  • Donations will also be accepted for my newest project Phoenix Lab Art Source at Helensview Alternative High School.


MRG Foundation's mission is to inspire people to work together for justice and mobilize resources for Oregon communities as they build collective power to change the world. And we've been at it since 1976.

HELENSVIEW SCHOOL Our mission is to:

  • Provide culturally competent educational and support services that:
  • Empower students to engage in their own learning.
  • Support students to graduate from high school.
  • Encourage students to transition to post-secondary school, traning or a career.

Artists For Black Lives - Live Music PDX

Sep 27, 2017
FoPo Supports Friends of the Columbia Gorge Fundraiser
Various Locations

We have teamed up with several local FoPo businesses, freelancers, and artists to put together a one day event to raise awareness and raise money to support the ongoing effort of trying to contain and extinguish the wildfires that continue to devastate the Columbia River Gorge.

All money raised will is being donated to 'Friends of the Columbia Gorge' to reinforce their efforts in their continued dedication to the preservation of the gorge after this disatrous event. Participating businesses will be accepting donations during their normal operating hours, donating a percentage of sales from the entire day to FOTCG, and/or donating raffle prizes as well.

Raffle prizes will include gift certificates, artwork, t-shirts, and a 55 inch LED Smart TV! Raffle tickets will be available for purchase at Starday Tavern starting Sunday, 9/17 until closing, 9/27.

Mark your calendar and come support local small business and our endeavor to help do our part to support the efforts of everyone on the ground in the gorge right now.

And for those of you who can't make it out on this day or would like to donate to Friends of the Columbia Gorge directly, this link will allow you to do so!

There will be a silent auction for all of the artwork donated from neighborhood artists. It will be from 3:00 PM-2:30 AM on the day of the event. We will be posting pictures of the artwork here as we receive them from the artists.

Thanks for caring about our environment and supporting local!

Participating businesses and sponsors include:

  • The Starday Tavern
  • Unitus Community Credit Union
  • Slingshot Lounge
  • Red Castle Games
  • Bar Maven-pdx
  • Poboy Art and Framing
  • Henry Higgins
  • Off The Griddle
  • BoneWerx
  • N.W.I.P.A.
  • Volume Bomb Records And Guitars
  • Jungletelevision
  • Pieper Cafe
  • Backstory Books
  • FoPo Pretzels
  • Flat Blak
  • Bar Carlo
  • Portland Mercado
  • Gorgeous Relay Race Series
  • FoPo Run Club

Backstory Books
Bookstore · Portland, Oregon
Backstory is a neighborhood book shop and urban spinnery, creating upcycled yarn. Books & yarn bought and traded. Join us for art on Second Saturdays!

Volume Bomb Records And Guitars
Musical Instrument Store · Portland, Oregon
VBR produces punk and metal compiliations and LPs and our store sells guitars, amps, art, T-shirts, and vinyl.

Bar Maven-pdx
Bar & Grill · Portland, Oregon
Local micro brews, hand crafted spirits & delicious Mediterranean pub fare,

Pieper Cafe
Coffee Shop · Portland, Oregon
A nice neighborhood coffee shop

FoPo Pretzels
Local Business · Portland, Oregon
FoPo Pretzels is a home bakery operated by graduate student Rob Amerman. FoPo Pretzels offers batches of sweet, salty, vegan soft pretzels for delivery to residents of the Foster-Powell, Mt. Scott-Arleta, and Woodstock neighborhoods. Order a batch today!

Red Castle Games
Shopping & Retail · Portland, Oregon
Red Castle Games is your local store specializing in board games, card games, role-playing games, and tabletop miniatures games

Artist · Portland, Oregon
New brow folk art: upcycled & irreverent 1 beer at a time

Jul 26, 2017
Free Alonso! Benefit night
Caffe Allora


This is our dear cook and friend Alonso, he was taken by ICE, immigration agents and has been sitting in jail for nearly 2 months. His trial was monday and he is being released but has to pay $18,000 in fines and bonds in addition to his attorney fees. He is a hard worker and loving father of 3 little kids. And amazing cook as I'm sure many of you can attest.

This Wednesday night, 7/26 we will be having a BENEFIT night and 100% OF SALES AND GRATUITY will be given to him and his family.

We will be serving our regular menu as well as delicious specials and some extra special wines. If you would like to reserve a table please call the Caffe at 503-445-4612 or contact Paolo or Erica directly. LET'S PACK THE PLACE AND HELP OUR BOY OUT!

here is a link to our fundraising page if you would like to donate!

Oct 1, 2017
Fundraising Dinner to Support Oaxaca After Earthquake Damage - advance RSVP
Mi Mero Mole

On September 9th, an 8.4 magnitude earthquake struck Mexico off the coast of Oaxaca — that’s almost 8 times stronger than the quake that destroyed much of San Francisco in 1906. Over 100 people were killed, many more injured, and the infrastructure of the Mexican state was severely damaged. Two of our crew who have been with us the longest, Azucena and Eufemia, are from Oaxaca. They were unable to reach their family for days after the quake. Oaxaca is the heart and soul of culinary Mexico. No area has more diverse or sophisticated dishes. Oaxaca’s cuisine alone could rival many cuisines of entire nations. It’s also the home of most mezcal distilleries.

While we have helped with this country’s natural disasters, both Irma and Harvey most recently, and also the fires here in the Gorge, we feel a kinship with Oaxaca as well and would like to support their efforts to recover. We hope you will join us in that effort. Our friend Dave Miller, who runs a blog on eating and drinking in Mexico, has organized a GoFundMe campaign to bring water filtration systems to three affected towns. This special dinner featuring favorite Oaxacan dishes from Eufemia and Azucena will go to help that effort.

Come enjoy a traditional Oaxacan meal made with love by Eufemia and Azucena and help a good cause. We will also offer a mezcal pairing, featuring all mezcals from Oaxaca. The dinner will be four courses for only $35, including:

  • Azucena’s mole amarillo empanadas with shredded chicken
  • Sopa de guias: squash vine and blossom soup with masa dumplings
  • Eufemia’s estofado: beef ribs in a flavorful mole with heavy influences from Moorish Spain.
  • Sweet tamales with Oaxacan chocolate

The entire meal will be gluten free. If you have any other dietary restrictions, please contact us to see if we can accommodate your needs. Email us to RSVP now - !

  • WHAT: Fundraising Dinner for Oaxaca
  • WHEN: Sunday, October 1, 6:30pm
  • WHERE: Mi Mero Mole, 32 NW 5th Ave
  • COST: $35 food only, $20 addition for mezcal pairing
  • RESERVE: Email us to RSVP now - !
Sep 30, 2017
HeartBeat Silent Disco "Latin Love" DACA Benefit Sat 9/30 5-8pm
Portland Mercado, 7238 SE Foster at 72nd

Join us Saturday September 30th from 5-8pm at the Portland Mercado for HeartBeat Silent Disco "Latin Love" our benefit for to help those affected by DACA.

This event will be taking place at the Portland Mercado and there will be multiple food and drink specials offered from vendors during this event.

Do you have a friend or family member who has been affected by DACA? Please let them know about this great Oregon resource. We will be donating a portion of the proceeds to help educate and empower those affected by DACA. We will be running one channel of all Latin music for those whose first language is spanish.

Milenio is an organization that facilitates the involvement of Latinos at all levels of public decision-making and politics. Milenio strives to improve education outcomes, advocate for immigration reform, incarceration, women's rights, LGBT rights, political innovation and engage diverse sectors of the community in the political sector. Their organization conducts analysis to inform, influence, promote and engage diverse sectors of the Latino community, with an understanding that advancing Latinos advances a shared future.

Their mission is to build a stronger leadership of the Latino community through collective action to transform public policies that ensure the well being of our community and society as a whole.

Find out more about Milenio and what they do here:

Jan 22
Hellboy, benefitting Bark
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Mike Mignola's acclaimed comic book series about a creature from Hades who joins the battle against evil arrives on the screen in vivid form in this adaptation directed by distinctive horror filmmaker Guillermo del Toro.

During World War II, the Third Reich has joined forces with the evil Grigori Rasputin (Karel Roden), who has used his occult powers to summon up a young demon from the depth of Hell to be used as the ultimate Axis weapon. However, the demonic creature is captured by American forces, and put in the care of Professor Broom (John Hurt), the founder of a top-secret organization called the Bureau for Paranormal Research and Defense. Under Broom's tutelage, the creature develops empathy and a desire to do good while his physical powers and paranormal talents are honed to a fine point.

Sixty years later, the demon, now known as Hellboy (Ron Perlman), is part of an elite secret defense team alongside Liz Sherman (Selma Blair), a beautiful young woman who can create fire with her mind, and Abe Sapian (Doug Jones), an aquatic humanoid with the power of telepathy. Despite his many years of fighting for right, Hellboy finds himself facing his greatest challenge when the powerful Rasputin returns, determined to bring the demon back to the forces of darkness so that evil may finally rule the world. Hellboy's supporting cast also includes Jeffrey Tambor, Rupert Evans, and Brian Steele.

~ Mark Deming, Rovi

Probably one of the coolest comic book movies to come around in years...

Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is BARK, whose mission is to transform Mt. Hood National Forest into a place where natural processes prevail, where wildlife thrives and where local communities have a social, cultural, and economic investment in its restoration and preservation.

Jul 29, 2017
Hex the Patriarchy Dance Party, benefiting Trans Assistance Project & Sankofa Collective Northwest
through Killingsworth Dynasty, 832 N Killingsworth

Calling all lovers and fighters, all witches and wizards, all champions of freedom, liberators, and defenders of justice and equality... this night is for you! On behalf of WITCH PDX ( Dynasty is hosting a HEX THE PATRIARCHY Dance Party to Benefit Trans Assistance Project ( and Sankofa Collective Northwest (

DJ Erin Yanke

DJ Beast

DJ NZ Henton

DJ Especially Heinous ( Vice Device/ Caustic Touch)

...will be playing all the witchy, new wave, feminist, art rock, punk, and outsider jams!! Dancing will be abundant and free! There will also be a raffle full of exciting prizes. And the Lady with the Most Wicked Wit, the beloved, CARLA ROSSI ( will be our daring and dangerous hostess for this exorcism! Come dressed as your favorite version of a Witch, because yes you guessed it, we are having a Witch Costume Contest too!!! Please join us for this exciting night of revelry, and please help us support these incredible organizations! $5 at the door! Let's raise some money and awareness. We can't wait to see all you witches dancing together! (this event is 21+)

If you cannot attend this event, but would like to donate to either of these organizations please feel free to use the links below.



Trans Assistance Project - TAP is a national trans-led organization that gives money to & advocates on behalf of trans people attempting to navigate legal & bureaucratic systems.

Sankofa Collective Northwest promotes the health and well-being of Black gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support, education, organizing and advocacy, to end discrimination and secure equal human rights.

Sankofa Collective Northwest carries out our mission of working towards the liberation of Black LGBTQ persons and therefore all Black people; through our key program areas of Faith Outreach, Youth Outreach, Portland Black Pride, Member Support, and Policy and Advocacy initiatives.

Oct 25, 2017
Hump Day! A Comedy Benefit for Planned Parenthood at White Owl!
White Owl Social Club

Folks; we love Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon, The White Owl Social Club and the very best of Portland's stand up comedy scene, so we are joining forces to give you the Hump Day you deserve!

Your hosts are stand up comics/total babes Jason Traeger, Joann Schinderle and Andie Main who have put together a firecracker line up on including local phenoms Shain Brendan, Ali Reingold and Paul Schlesinger.

THIS SHOW IS FREE AF AND WE WILL BE ACCEPTING CREDIT/DEBIT CARD DONATIONS TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD ADVOCATES OF OREGON IN LIEU OF ADMISSION. Wouldn't it be cooll if we all raised like $500 while having a hilarious night? Hell yeah it would be. Feel free to bring tips to support the performers too.

Alright team! Great talk! Get some happy humpin til we see you on 10/25!

Jul 20, 2017
Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!
What's the Scoop?

Are you beating the heat this summer? Here’s a delicious way to cool off while supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon at the same time: “Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!” on July 20th at What's the Scoop? in Portland!

What’s the Scoop? is a sustainable, small-batch shop that creates artisanal ice cream and sorbets with an extraordinary creaminess. They’re generously donating 10% of sales to PPAO, including pints, cones, ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, cookies and housemade vanilla extract. And they’ve even prepared a limited-edition flavor exclusively for us: IM/PEACH/MINT! Here are some of the flavors on the menu:

• IM/PEACH/MINT: Fresh peach ice cream with “tiny fingers” of mint chocolate! An exclusive flavor for “Ice Cream for Planned Parenthood!”

• “Thrilla” in Vanilla: A private, custom blend of four vanillas come together to bring this classic flavor up a notch.

• Brown Butter Almond Brittle: Caramely, rich Brown Butter ice cream laced with crunchy housemade almond brittle.

• Chocolate Sorbet (vegan): Dense, creamy, unbelievably chocolatey.

Please note: If you've preordered pints, they're available for pickup from July 20th until July 28th.

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon is an independent, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization formed as the political arm of Planned Parenthood.

Nov 4, 2017
Ignite 2017, Black & White Ball
Hilton Portland & Executive Tower

Ignite 2017, the Black & White Ball, is Oregon’s largest LGBTQ gala and dance party and our biggest fundraiser of the year. Attend Ignite to support our work to bring LGBTQ justice to every community in the state. Join nearly 1,000 other supporters and enjoy dinner, cocktails, a heartwarming program and fun auction. Ignite features is a celebration of LGBTQ equality and highlights our advancements and challenges during the last year. This year’s emcees is Poison Waters.

It’s a Black & White Ball–have fun and please dress accordingly.

VIP Dinner: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Cocktails, Dinner, Program & Auction

Dance Party: 7:30 p.m. to Midnight and includes great music, themed party rooms, open bar and hors d’oeuvres.

Tickets Options:

  • VIP Dinner Individuals (includes dance party): $300
  • VIP Dinner Table for 10: $2,500
  • Dance Party Tickets Only: $75

Buy your tickets here:

Aug 30, 2017
INK & DRINK benefitting Girls, Inc
Dig A Pony, 736 SE Grand

Come join us for a very special female-powered Ink & Drink!

We're teaming up with Oregon CEDAW Coalition Coalition to bring together 20+ local female and non-binary artists to draw live, selling said art to raise money for Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest!!!! Come, drink, buy art, and meet rad people!!

Featuring live sketching from:


All sketches will be available for sale and 50% of the proceeds will go to Girls, Inc! This amazing organization inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through direct service and advocacy. Their comprehensive approach to whole girl development equips girls to navigate gender, economic, and social barriers and grow up healthy, educated, and independent.

go to for more information learn more about Girls, Inc at

Oct 25, 2017
IRCO Benefit: Human Flow Screening
The Hollywood Theatre, 4122 NE Sandy

This showing of HUMAN FLOW is a benefit for the Immigrant and Refugee Coalition of Oregon

More than 65 million people around the world have been forced from their homes to escape famine, climate change and war, the greatest displacement since World War II. Filmmaker Ai Weiwei examines the staggering scale of the refugee crisis and its profoundly personal human impact. Over the course of one year in 23 countries, Weiwei follows a chain of urgent human stories that stretch across the globe, including Afghanistan, France, Greece, Germany and Iraq.

Nov 10, 2017
Karaoke Fundraiser for Sisters of the Road
Cider Riot, 807 NE Couch

Come sing your heart out, drink cider and help Sisters of the Road raise money for our Together at the Table campaign!

$10 suggested donation at the door will get you one raffel ticket and your first pint of cider.

Suggested $1 donations for each song you sing, proceeds from our fabulous raffle and a percentage of the night's sales will all benefit Sisters!

Hope to see you Friday, November 10!

Nov 13, 2017
Keep Oregon Well! Music, Comedy and Drag Queen Bingo at Oregon Public House
The Oregon Public House, 700 NE Dekum

Keep Oregon Well is proud to announce it will be featured as The Charity of The Day on Monday, November 13th at Oregon Public House!

ALL AGES are welcome throughout the day in the restaurant. Evening activities for 18+ upstairs in the Village Ballroom.


  • 3-4pm Friends of Noise artists Alex Mahogany and Chase Milo Reid!
  • 4-5pm Sharlet Crooks Band!
  • 5-7pm Drag Queen Bingo with the fantastic Poison Waters!
  • 7-9:30pm Comedy Showcase with Dave Mowry & JoAnn Schinderle!

Event is FREE to the public, with suggested donation of $5.

A percentage of all food and beverage sales will benefit Keep Oregon Well.

Restaurant opens at 11:30am - See you there!

Jan 15
King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis screening, benefitting NAACP
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Join us at the Clinton for the fourteenth annual tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., and celebrate MLK Day with the screening of this historic documentary, nominated for a Best Documentary Oscar in 1971.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is the NAACP, whose mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate racial hatred and racial discrimination. Locally, the Portland NAACP is focusing its efforts on economic equity, police accountability, and leadership development. We believe that when everyone is treated well and justly, all people benefit.

King: A Filmed Record...from Montgomery to Memphis is the landmark documentary that chronicles the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970, King: A Filmed Record combines dramatic readings by Harry Belafonte, James Earl Jones and Paul Newman, among others, with newsreel and archival footage to create a powerful and comprehensive record of Dr. King's legacy and the American Civil Rights movement. King: A Filmed Record is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history.

Director: Sidney Lumet, Joseph L. Mankiewicz Country: USA Year: 1970 Runtime: 185 minutes

Sep 16, 2017
Latin Brew & Music Festival to benefit the U.S. Forest Foundation
The Redd on Salmon Street

The Latin Brew & Music Festival, first of its kind in the region will blend the bounty of the Northwest craft beverage scene with the diversity of our Latin culture, food and music. 20+ brewers will be showcasing their best brews, along with some of the best local Latin cuisine. An event you will not want to miss. This event is being presented by Versi, Hispanicpros, TV JAM, and TMAR.

Your ticket will get you:

TOKENS for brew samples (show us the free Versi App installed on your phone the day of the event and receive an additional 3 tokens). SPECIAL sampler Latin Brew & Music Festival cup. LIVE MUSIC: Hit Machine, Oleada, DJ Blas and Elimar's Orquesta feat. Charly Hernandez.
ACCESS to workshops related to the business of brewing, wine pairing and water conversation.

Some of the proceeds will go to benefit the U.S. Forest Foundation with the restoration and protection of Mt. Hood National Forest. Try a brew, protect the environment!

Nos vemos el 16 de Sept. en el primer LATIN BREW & MUSIC FESTIVAL

Vive NW
Nonprofit Organization · Portland, Oregon
Through this initiative we aim to connect local Latino communities to the outdoors and the wealth of experiences offered by the Pacific Northwest.

App Page · Portland, Oregon
Versi te ayuda a encontrar los negocios locales. Solo baja la aplicacion gratis y encuentra lo que necesites en OR y WA

Nonprofit Organization · Portland, Oregon
Hispanicpros was established in 2008 to support the growing Hispanic professional and business segments of the Latino community.

TV Show

Feb 5
Malcolm X, benefitting for Resolutions NW
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Biographical epic of the controversial and influential Black Nationalist leader, from his early life and career as a small-time gangster, to his ministry as a member of the Nation of Islam.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Resolutions NW, an organization that facilitates honest dialogue to resolve conflict and advance racial & social justice. It provides training & consultation, and builds skills & capacity.

Nov 3, 2017
Meet David Garcia for Arizona Governor
Center For Philanthropy, 221 NW 2nd

We are excited to be hosting an event for David Garcia, a candidate for governor in Arizona, at 6:30 PM on November 3, 2017 at the Center for Philanthropy.

The Arizona governor’s will be one of the most important races in the country. Arizona is a state on the verge of significant change and symbolizes the demographic and generation shifts the country faces. David is a 4th generation Arizonan who has dedicated his career to making sure quality education is available to every young person in his state. He is the strong, progressive voice we need in Arizona on issues such as the economy, public education, the environment, healthcare and immigration. David is a husband, dad, veteran and teacher, not a politician, but he is running for governor to fight for working families against a rigged economy.

Now is the time to commit to making an impact on this race. In Arizona, the primary is only a month before early ballots are mailed out for the general election, meaning the groundwork must be laid early. David is currently leading in the polls with recent polling showing him beating the current governor, Doug Ducey, 44%-42% and beating his only democratic primary opponent by over 40%.

Learn more about David and reserve your spot at

Oct 6, 2017
Mini Benefit Show for Puerto Rico
Woodlawn House

Some of Portland's best artists are coming together to raise money for those who have been devastated by Hurricanes Maria and Irma. $5 suggested donation, 100% of proceeds go directly to disaster relief.

sets by:

  • Amenta Bodunde Abioto
  • Brown Calculus
  • Blossom & Neill Von Tally
  • Craig Irby Jr

also Uriah Boyd & Paige Moreland you? get at me.

Our home will open it's doors at 7pm, performances will begin around 7:30. Love and Warmth~~~

Sep 25, 2017
Mississippi Ave Supports the Columbia River Gorge
Various Locations

Misssissippi Avenue businesses have come together as a street to host a day dedicated to supporting and rebuilding the Columbia River Gorge that is currently being destroyed by the Eagle Creek fire.

On September 25th the following businesses will be donating a percentage of sales and supplies from the entire day to Friends of the Columbia Gorge.

Come out to sip, shop, eat, and enjoy Mississippi Ave on September 25th and help support the Columbia River Gorge!

  • Ecliptic Brewing
  • Gypsy Chic
  • Crow Bar
  • Paxton Gate PDX
  • Verde Cocina
  • :: Flutter ::
  • Trailhead Credit Union
  • Flex & Flow
  • The Rambler
  • She Bop
  • Gravy
  • Mississippi Pizza Pub
  • Another Read Through
  • ReBuilding Center
  • Radar Restaurant
  • Beacon Sound
  • Black Wagon
  • Stormbreaker Brewing
  • Widmer Brothers Brewing
  • Pistils Nursery
  • Miss Delta
  • Spin Laundry Lounge
  • ¿Por Qué No? Taqueria
  • Gumbo Gifts & Gallery
  • Moloko
  • Prost! Portland
  • Interurban
  • Samurai Blue
  • The Herbe Shoppe
  • Sunlan Lighting
  • UCHU sushi
  • Stash Tea
  • PDXchange - Fair and Square.
  • No Bones Beach Club - PDX: Closed on Monday. Will be donating a percentage of sales from Sept 26th!
Sep 24, 2017
MLK Dream Run '17, benefitting Soul District Youth Entrepreneur Career Leadership Program
6431 NE MLK Jr.

Join us for the 2017 MLK DREAM RUN! Celebrating Unity, Equity, and Harmony. The Soul District Business Association, formally known as NNEBA, invites all members of the community to participate in our annual MLK Dream Run to develop the next generation of entrepreneurs. Register your team today!

Green Lighting Black Lives Matter Youth Media Project
Green Lighting Black Lives Matter puts cutting edge film and video production equipment into the hands of Black Youth to capture their unique stories.

MLK Dream Run
MLK Dream Run Running for the Dream (5k walk/run, 10K run and 15k run) Location: The streets of the Soul of Portland N/NE

Flossin Media
Flossin, as an evolved urban term, means TO SHINE. The company’s goal is to bring healthy, positive messages of inspiration, education and motivation via media platforms to its readers, viewers and event attendees.

Jul 28, 2017
Music of the Revolution with Fernando, Trujillo and Tin Silver, benefit for El Programa Hispano
LaurelThirst Public House, 2958 NE Glisan

Music of the Revolution is a benefit concert to raise money for El Programa Hispano, an organization that helps support undocumented Latino immigrants. This organization assists Latino with housing, education, employment, elder services, tax services and domestic and sexual violence work. They serve 13,000 Latinos per year.

We will be asking for a suggested donation of $10-20 and this event is 21 and over. No advance tickets will be sold. Door sales only.

I was an illegal in this country for 12 years, so I know how difficult and stigmatizing it can be for these families so please help us spread the word about this event?

Thank you, Fernando

El Programa Hispano Católico - La misión de El Programa Hispano Católico es incrementar la autosuficiencia de la comunidad Latina, capacitar a individuos para alcanzar una mejor calidad de vida, y promover el entendimiento y respeto mutuo entre las culturas.

El Programa Hispano Católico's mission is to increase self-sufficiency within the Latino community, empower individuals to achieve a better quality of life, and promote mutual understanding and respect among cultures.

Nov 15, 2017
NAACP Portland Branch 103 Year Anniversary: Let's Celebrate!
Billy Webb Elks Lodge, 6 N Tillamook

Help support the work of the NAACP Portland Branch! We will be celebrating our 103rd year of service in Portland!

Join us at the Billy Webb Elks Lodge to help us honor beloved community members whose work embodies the NAACP mission to ensure racial justice for all people across Oregon. Remarks will also focus on the critical work ahead that we will overcome together.

Proceeds from the night will go towards supporting NAACP Public Programming and the NAACP Youth Council!

If you can't join us, please consider making a donation on the Eventbrite!

The 103rd Gala will be a spectacular cocktail attire event. Doors open at 6, but event doesn't officially start until 6:30. The event will include hors d'oeuvres, and the bar will be open for service.

Let's celebrate together!

Tickets without service fees can be purchased on the Eventbrite page:

Sep 9, 2017
NAMI Party with a Purpose 2017
DoubleTree Hotel Portland

Come Party with a Purpose... Mental Health!

MASSIVE LIVE AUCTION: - South Africa Photo Safari - Disneyland Vacation Package - Keep Portland Weird Excursion ...and much, much more!

BALLOON POP: -All Balloons are chock full of great prizes! -Over $20 in EVERY BALLOON!

EXTRAS: -Dessert Dash -Live Auction with auctioneer Brian Bice -Silent Auction with lot of one-of-a-kind items and packages -Live Entertainment by Emcees Handy Bob & Eric G from KXL’s Around The House

Mental health affects us all, especially our children, and it’s time to end the silence, discrimination, and stigma clouding positive progress. We are galvanized by each other's experiences and have a unified passion for making a difference for those affected by mental health issues in our community...especially our children.

The suicide rate among 12-18 year-olds is rising fast. Support and education are essential to stemming and reversing the tide.

From friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues experiencing mental health conditions in silence to the many living within our houseless communities, mental health impacts us all and cannot be ignored. Only by working together can we find a sustainable solution.

Now is the time to end the silence, stigma, and discrimination clouding mental illness and mental health. Let's make that change and Party with a Purpose together!

The Party with a Purpose Masquerade 2017 is your opportunity to:

  • Support a worthy and timely cause
  • Have fun
  • Take home something unique

Join us for a "winning" evening of fun, laughter, and mental health at the Hilton by Doubletree on September 9th.

#YourStoryMatters#YouAreNotAlone#EndTheStigma#MentalHealthIsMe #IntoMentalHealth#StigmaFree#EndingTheSilence#ActForMentalHealth

That Oregon Life - We love Oregon just as much as you do, and now we all have a free platform to share, explore, restore and work together to preserve the beauty and wonder of Oregon. Join us and our partners in making Oregon a better place to live, learn, and play.

NAMI-Clackamas - NAMI Clackamas County is a grassroots organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with mental illness and those who love them.

Aug 3, 2017
Native Professionals & Friends Night (NPFN)
Legacy Health System Office

Join us at the Legacy Health System for our summertime Native Professionals and Friends Night. NPFN is a local networking event that bring together leaders in all areas of the community, including professionals from the business and public sector, community organization representatives, and job seekers. This event is open to everyone, Native and Non-Native alike.

This event is free and open to the public. With a $25 suggested donation to the NAYA Family Center you will recieve 2 drink tickets and be entered into a raffle drawing.

Bring your friends, family, and coworkers for an enjoyable evening of fun festivities and networking. Avoid the lines and PREREGISTER TODAY. Those who preregister will be entered into a raffle with several prizes.

Legacy Health is a local, nonprofit health system with seven hospitals in Oregon and SW Washington and more than 70 clinics and lab, research and hospice.

The Native American Youth and Family Center serves self-identified Native American youth and their families throughout the Portland, Oregon, metropolitan area.

Sep 18, 2017
NE PDX Neighborhood Emergency Teams Charity Day & Unprepared Screening
The Oregon Public House, 700 NE Dekum

The Portand Neighborhood Emergency Teams wil be one of the Oregon Public House Charity Partners from February - June 15, 2018. The NET program for all of Portland stands to raise as much as $8,000 - $10,000 during that time.

There are also benefits for each neighbor NET, no matter where your NET is located in Portland. NETs may raise funds for themselves on Monday nights (even before February) by hosting a Charity Day event. The entire OPH building is yours to use, including the large 300-seat ballroom upstairs. Kids are welcome, and a play area is available.

The event on Monday, September 18 is your chance to see how your NET (or other NPO) can conduct its own event. Ideas include game nights, pub trivia quizzes (equipment and supplies available from the Piedmont NET), raffles, drawings, distribution of information and supplies. You name it!

Proceeds from this event will go to the Piedmont, Boise-Humboldt-Eliot, and Concordia-Woodlawn-Vernon NETs. Come join us for fun, food, and libations! If you want to sign up as a volunteer greeter to tell the uniformed about the NETs, use the SignUpGenius page here:

All day Sep. 18 will be a Charity Day for N/NE Portland NET teams Boise/Eliot/Humboldt, Piedmont, and Concordia/Woodlawn/Vernon. Come by anytime, get a beer and chat with a NET or PBEM employee about preparedness!

5:30 PM: Showing of OPB's award-winning documentary "Unprepared" in the ballroom upstairs. Announcement immediately following about how non-NETs can participate in the Oct 16 NET deployment exercise.

7 PM: Raffle for two Motorola FRS radios (retail value: $83). For each $10 increment a person spends on food and beverages, she/he will be given 1 raffle ticket (e.g. $40 in purchases = 4 tickets).

Sep 11, 2017
Network film screening benefitting Education Without Borderrs
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

The Clinton Street Resistance Series will be showing Network on Monday, September 11.

In this lauded satire, veteran news anchorman Howard Beale (Peter Finch) discovers that he's being put out to pasture, and he's none too happy about it. After threatening to shoot himself on live television, instead he launches into an angry televised rant, which turns out to be a huge ratings boost for the UBS network. This stunt allows ambitious producer Diana Christensen (Faye Dunaway) to develop even more outrageous programming, a concept that she takes to unsettling extremes.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Education WithOut Borders (EWOB), Globalfam's partner organization, a federally recognized 501c3 non-profit. Globalfam Ent. and EWOB jointly conduct community projects in the U.S. and abroad, striving to develop social justice through education, expression and action. They currently run the following projects...

  • AYINET Burundi Computer Center
  • Afrikan Hip Hop Caravan
  • Portland Books for Prisoners

Clinton Street Resistance - Every Monday Clinton Street Theater in collaboration with Dot's Cafe, Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, La Moule, Atlas Pizza, Clinton St Pub, Clinton St Theater, People's Food Co-op and Off the Waffle will be showing a free movie with all donations going to support a different weekly non-profit. Your ticket is entered into a raffle so get there before 7 when I pull them. For sponsorship info contact Mike at

Jul 22, 2017
No! To Rape Culture Benefit show and Comp Tape Release!
Black Water, 835 NE Broadway

No! To Rape Culture presents an all local benefit show and compilation tape release!

Go here to support the digital release of the No! comp:

Proceeds from this event will be donated here:

Squalor - PDX hardcore

Longclaw - Portland's saddest post-hardcore

Losing - Post-hardcore/screamo

Shame - New PDX punk, music coming soon!

And a spoken word performance by Kimberly Becerra

All ages at Black Water bar! Doors at 7 pm. $7. No creeps, no racists, and no! to rape culture!

No. - No! to rape culture / sexism / sexual assault within the Portland, Oregon DIY music communities.

Oct 26, 2017
Nosh 4 Nonviolence : Call to Safety fundraiser
Various Locations

Participating restaurants:

  • Back to Eden Bakery (all three locations)
  • County Cork Public House
  • Cerulean Winery
  • Por Que No
  • P's and Q's Market

Eat out in support of survivors of domestic and sexual violence! Each participating restaurant will donate a portion of their proceeds from the day to Call to Safety to support their work with survivors of violence.

Nov 29, 2017
Oregon Fair Trade Campaign Happy Hour for Giving
Colonial Ave House

NOTE: This event is at a house! Overlook neighborhood. It's a block and a half away from the N Prescott St MAX stop, so, very convenient.

Oregon Fair Trade Campaign — with board member Madelyn Elder as host — wants to have a party. The party will have food and drink, and celebration of our work. No ticketing or admission price, but bring a checkbook, as we’d like to raise funds, to set ourselves up well for our upcoming year, our upcoming fights.

This means a fundraising effort…that you can be a part of, by having fun with us 11/29 — or, by mailing us your donation or giving over the Web (

To a certain point — and generously — our amount raised this November will be matched by the Association of Western Pulp and Paper Workers (AWPPW). So we thank them, and can offer that your gift will have extra impact. Thank you for joining with us in struggle — for all you do in support of working people + healthy environments + a livable planet.

Oregon Fair Trade Campaign
Nonprofit Organization · Portland, Oregon
A statewide coalition of labor, environmental and human rights organizations working together to stop the expansion of NAFTA-style trade agreements and to promote a positive vision for international trade.

Dec 6, 2017
Oregon Working Families Party Gala!
The Secret Society, 116 NE Russell

We will be celebrating our historic Fair Work Week win, 10 years of fusion voting in Oregon, and also the 10 year anniversary of the Oregon WFP all over again since last year's event got snowed out!

Join us to celebrate Fair Work Week and get down on the dance floor!

About pricing: This event is our biggest/only annual fundraiser, but we still want to keep it affordable for those in need. Tickets are $20/each with a $10 reduced rate option. OR become a WFP Hero, Champion or Advocate and join us as a sponsor of the event - your support will help keep Oregon Working Families' boots on the ground, in the capitol building and across the state.

Jun 16, 2017
PDX ABC Legal Benefit Show
Black Water, 835 NE Broadway

Come listen to some local rad punk bands and aid local activism!


Old City

Bad Eggs

Portland Anarchist Black Cross stands by those who stand-up for our communities. Political arrestees need our support to ensure continued bravery on the frontlines against facism, racism, and other forces of oppression. $8 at the door. All proceeds go towards currently needed legal aid for recently arrested Portland activists and community members.

PDX ABC - The Portland Anarchist Black Cross supports US-held Political Prisoners (PP), Prisoners of War (POW), and politicized Oregon prisoners.

Aug 26, 2017
Pedal for Planned Parenthood!
CYCLEBAR (Tanasbourne)

The award-winning Washington County Leadership & Advocacy Team invites you to support Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon while getting a great cardio fitness workout at the same time!

CYCLEBAR provides an all-inclusive, concierge-style cycling experience. Each ride is fueled with amazing music, energy-enhancing video graphics and rider-specific performance data in a state-of-the-art CycleTheatre.

Donate and register for your 50-minute class online. Arrive 15 minutes early in your athletic apparel, and CycleBar will provide clip-in rental shoes, towels, refillable water bottles, secure lockers along with fresh fruit and chilled lavender towels post-ride!

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Oregon’s mission is to fight for increasing access to reproductive health care and to advocate for vital health services. PPAO is a nonpartisan political advocacy organization that most recently helped advocate to pass the Reproductive Health Equity Act, which ensures reproductive health care at no out-of-pocket cost for all Oregonians, regardless of race, income, type of insurance, citizenship status or gender identity.



  • WHAT: Pedal for Planned Parenthood!
  • WHEN: 1-2pm Saturday, August 26th
  • WHERE: CycleBar Tanasbourne, 2110 NW Allie Ave. Unit #608, Hillsboro
  • COST: $25
Aug 14, 2017
Pee-wee's Big Adventure, a benefit for Bikes for Humanity
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Bikes for Humanity.

Bikes For Humanity PDX (B4HPDX) is a 501c3 non-profit bike shop and school, whose mission is to substantially increase public access to affordable and safe bicycles while empowering self-sufficiency in bicycle maintenance and commute.

Clinton Street Resistance - Every Monday Clinton Street Theater in collaboration with Dot's Cafe, Lucky Horseshoe Lounge, La Moule, Atlas Pizza, Clinton St Pub, Clinton St Theater, People's Food Co-op and Off the Waffle will be showing a free movie with all donations going to support a different weekly non-profit. Your ticket is entered into a raffle so get there before 7 when I pull them. For sponsorship info contact Mike at

Sep 25, 2017
Pet Sematary screening, benefit for Liberation Literacy
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Liberation Literacy, whose mission is to build social justice literacy in prisons in order to reimagine and rearticulate the relationship between incarceration, our community, and ourselves.

Clinton St. Resistance Series
Clinton Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

Sep 7, 2017
Punk Rock for TPI; A Fundraiser for Transition Projects
through Ash Street Bar

Know someone who has been or is currently homeless? Have you ever been homeless? This is a fundraiser for TPI (Transistion Projects), a resource center for homeless people trying to get back on thier feet.

Each year more and more people are becoming homeless, and these people need all the help they can get. TPI offers a wide varity of programs that people can use to help them get back into a stable life. Here is a link talking about our recent homeless crisis, so that you can have a better idea what is happening.

Here is TPI's link:

5$ suggested donation at the door. Also we will be accepting clothing that is new or gently used. Specifically underwear, socks, or men's clothing(we will accept any type of clothing, it is just what TPI needs at the moment). We strongly encourage you to give more!

Doors open at 7:30pm and music starts at 9pm. This event is 21+

The awesome bands playing this wonderful event (listed in order of appearance):

Nov 12, 2017
Resist! Barsamian on Resistance In the Age of Trump, a benefit for KBOO
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

DAVID BARSAMIAN: RESISTANCE IN THE AGE OF TRUMP. Journalist, author, activist David Barsamian radically altered the Media Landscape when he invented Alternative Radio 32 years ago. Great thinkers like Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Angela Davis, Arundhati Roy, Vandana Shiva, Tariq Ali, Edward Said and many more have been widely broadcasted for the first time through the media work of Barsamian's radio programs.


any remaining tix will be sold at door- suggested admission $7-20, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds! All proceeds got to support KBOO community radio.

Barsamian will be speaking about the broad coalition in opposition to the Trump Administration is growing: environmentalists, women’s groups, pro-diplomacy policy organizations, ecumenical and interfaith religious groups, immigrant rights organizations, civil rights organizations, LBGTQ communities, progressive Democrats, concerned Republicans.

He'll be reflecting on the core issues at stake today, and why are so many people from such a range of identities and perspectives challenging the administration.

Barsamian's latest book of interviews with Noam Chomsky is Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire. His best-selling books with Chomsky have been translated into many languages. He lectures on world affairs, imperialism, capitalism, propaganda, the media, the economic crisis and global rebellions.

He is winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU's Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media Heroes. He is the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center.

As Arundhati Roy wrote for The Guardian, Barsamian was deported from India due to his work on Kashmir and other revolts. He is still barred from traveling to "the world's largest democracy."

Aug 28, 2017
Revolution Comedy Presents: Stand Up to Literally Impeach Trump, a benefit for
Curious Comedy Theater, 5225 NE MLK Jr

The day I write this is the same one Trump tweeted an attack on the trans community, in the same week he turned a boyscout jamboree into the creepiest indoctination rally and the same month his idiot son has proven collusion with Russia, and at this moment the republican congress and senate show no signs of ending this nightmare, so let's vote 'em out!

Our benefit this month is for, which is dedicated to winning the house and senate for democrats in 2018, and is our best chance of starting the impeachment process. By donating to SwingLeft we are directly taking action that will lowkey save the planet from this profoundly stupid orange menace.

We have an stacked line up featuring an opening musical set by Emily Overstreet of Bitch'n, jokes by Katie Nguyen, Jason Treager, Steven Wilber, Chris Johnson and Kirsten Kuppenbender plus words spoken by Gregory McKelvey, who you may know as being essential voice in Portland's resistance movement.

In order to comply with fundraising regulations, we will be taking donations a little differently. The ticket price of $6 reserves your seat and goes towards Curious Comedy Theater. We will have donation booths set up for you to run your credit card and donate directly to, or you can just show us a screenshot of your donation.

We are also doing a raffle, with sponsors including Sizzlepie and Paydirt (the bar that went viral after offering free whiskey for life upon punching Steve Bannon in the face) and more to be announced.

So tell your friends and cmon out for some amazing art! Let's pack the joint to the rafters and impeach the motherfucker already.

Also, we appreciate you bringing tips to support the artists donating their time to perform for you.

Curious Comedy Theater is located at 5225 NE MLK

Doors at 6:00, show starts at 7:00, and ends by 8:30pm

All ages! Wheelchair accessible! Gender neutral bathrooms!

Subject matter may be offensive to certain people, but we never tolerate hate speech.

Sponsored very generously by The Portland Mercury and Lagunitas Brewery!

Aug 1, 2017
ROSE Community Development Benefit Night with Portland Pickles
Walker Stadium

ROSE residents, staff and board members will be joining the Portland Pickles Baseball team on Tuesday, August 1st at the Walker Stadium for a night of baseball. Please consider joining us for a great night out in support of an important cause.

The Portland Pickles will donate 50% of the gross ticket proceeds to ROSE. In order for ROSE to benefit, ticket customers must use a special code at the time of purchase. PLEASE NOTE: Tickets purchased without the special code will not apply to the donated funds.

To purchase tickets, follow the instructions below:

  1. Visit the Portland Pickles website.
  2. Select: Portland Pickles vs. Yuba Bears on 8/1 @ 7:05PM
  3. Click on drop down menu and select GROUP PARTY TENT
  4. Enter Promo Code: RCD17
  5. Make sure to click ‘APPLY’ or the code won’t work

All tickets for the 8/1/2017 Portland Pickles baseball game can be purchased in-person at the stadium, online or via phone. Be sure to tell them ROSE sent you. Questions? Email

If you have any questions, please contact

ROSE Community Development - ROSE connects our community to build good homes, healthy families and neighborhood opportunities in outer southeast Portland.

Aug 19, 2017
Solidarity With Charlottesville! A Benefit
Black Water, 835 NE Broadway

A night of solidarity, education, support and entertainment. Proceeds will be split 50/50 between Charlottesville resistence victims and local political prisoner support.

Spoken word and poetry by Portland artists

Video presentation by Trouble #4 - No Justice...Just Us

"In this episode of trouble we interview a number of individuals engaged in legal defence and prisoner solidarity, and look at some of the ways we can begin to build movements that are more resilient in the face of state repression."

Music by


Dead Air Fresherners feat. Jennifer Robin

More TBA

All Ages til 11, 8pm $5 No bigots, no bros, no jerks

Portland ABC -

The Portland Anarchist Black Cross supports US-held Political Prisoners (PP), Prisoners of War (POW), and politicized Oregon prisoners.

Sep 22, 2017
Sound Immersion Fundraiser for "Friends of the Columbia Gorge"
Bikram Yoga Fremont St

Sound Event to raise support for "Friends of the Columbia Gorge"

Sound + Intention = Healing ~ Jonathan Goldman

Simply come, relax, and immerse yourself in sound while together we will hold and align our intention of healing for our forests, animals, and community.

All donations will go directly to "Friends of the Columbia Gorge" If you are unable to attend the event, and would still like to contribute to this organization, please let Danelle or Gretchen know and we will help take care of that before September 26th.

~Note from the organization~ "Before a single sapling can be planted or any trails can be rebuilt, plans for restoration and future recreation need to be created, debated and finally implemented. Friends is the only nonprofit organization dedicated entirely to ensuring that the beautiful and wild Columbia Gorge remains a place apart, an unspoiled treasure for generations to come. What gets decided in the next year or two will affect the Gorge for decades. Join us and have a voice in that decision making.

Your membership gift will allow us to continue our work to protect the Gorge and in addition take steps to help the Gorge emerge from this disaster as a place our kids and grandkids will love and treasure as much as we have."

Sep 28, 2017
STAND: A Fundraising Dinner for Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education from Aviv

Aviv will be offering two multi-course plant-based Israeli feasts on Thursday, September 28th, with an early seating from 5:00pm-7:00pm and a later seating from 8:00pm-10:00pm.

A portion of the proceeds of this fundraising dinner will be donated to the Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education (OJMCHE,

In these troubled times, we must STAND together as a community. Toda raba!


Jul 17, 2017
Stop Making Sense, a benefit for the 4th Dimension Recovery Center
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

This special screening is part of the Art House Convergence's national day of celebrating the life of Jonathan Demme. Theaters across the country will join in by screening Demme’s iconic concert film, complete with a special pre-recorded intro and Q&A featuring Demme himself, David Byrne, and Janet Maslin.

STOP MAKING SENSE is considered by many to be the greatest rock concert film EVER!!

J. Hailey writes:

David Byrne walks onto the stage and does a solo "Psycho Killer." Jerry Harrison, Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz join him for two more songs. The crew is busy, still setting up. Then, three more musicians and two back-up singers join the band. Everybody sings, plays, harmonizes, dances, and runs. They change instruments and clothes. Bryne appears in the Big Suit. The backdrop is often black, but sometimes it displays words, images, or children's drawings. The band cooks for 18 songs, the lyrics are clear, the house rocks. In this concert film, the Talking Heads hardly talk, don't stop, and always make sense.

Reserve your seat in advance and make a donation to tonight's nonprofit recipient, 4th Dimension Recovery Center. This community space provides a fun and safe environment for young people in drug and alcohol recovery to take action, build community, gain knowledge, and become empowered.

Clinton St. Resistance Series - shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

4th Dimension Recovery Center - 4D is a community center that cultivates an environment that young people with drug/alcohol addiction can find recovery. Also, providing recovery mentoring

Oct 6, 2017
Super!Drag, a benefit for Bradley Angle
Darcelle XV Showplace

Join Bradley Angle, Darcelle XV, Poison Waters & Friends for a special drag show in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness month. All proceeds benefit Bradley Angle LGBTQ programs.

Bradley Angle
Charity Organization · Portland, Oregon
Offering survivors of domestic violence options for safety, empowerment, healing, and hope.

Sep 24, 2017
That's What She Said: Feminist Comedy - Back 2 Cool benefitting Cascade AIDS Project
The Siren Theater, 315 NW Davis

Doors 7:00 pm, show starts 7:30 pm!

Hey, cool kids! Grab your Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers, glitter gel pens & pink college-ruled paper 'cuz school is back & SO ARE WE!!!

"That's What She Said!" Feminist Comedy Collective™ Presents: BACK 2 COOL, a night of queer comedy benefiting Cascade AIDS Project's Camp KC.

Featuring HOT & COOL jokes from:

  • Caryn Brooks
  • Carolyn Main
  • Katie Piatt
  • Shannon Sales
  • Collin McFadyen
  • Kate Aguilar

Headlined by Portland's Funniest Person:
Caitlin Weierhauser

That's What She Said Feminist Comedy Collective
Performing Arts
Crushing the Patriarchy one joke at a time, Portland's newest stand-up group is dedicated to writing and performing Queer comedy all over the Rose City.

Oct 14, 2017
The World Premiere of Nasty Woman, a benefit for Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette!
The Old Church

Join us for the World Premiere of the Ara Lee single and music video "Nasty Woman" (recorded and filmed in Portland, OR) with performances from many of the artists that participated in the recording!

Written as a protest call to what's happened in our country since the 2016 election, local musicians Ara Lee & Beth Wood decided the best way to respond to hateful rhetoric was to reimagine it - for the benefit of our local community. All profits from the download of the song will be donated to PPCW.

This electric event will feature a cocktail hour, two 50-minute sets from the performers who played on the song, as well as the premiere of the music video. Co-writers Ara Lee and Beth Wood will be joined by local favorites Marilyn T. Keller, Bre Gregg, Shelly Rudolph, Paul Brainard, Dan Gildea, and more! We couldn't be more proud to have been chosen as the recipients not only for the sale of the single but also the donation of time and energy from each of the performers for the benefit of PPCW.

Beth Wood
Beth Wood is modern-day troubadour and barefoot joyful singer who can't figure out why she loves singing so much, but why question it.

Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette
Nonprofit Organization · Portland, Oregon
We're here to provide, promote, and protect access to sexual and reproductive health care in Oregon and SW Washington.

Jan 8
Twelve Monkeys for Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

This Monday's nonprofit is the Alzheimer’s Association Oregon Chapter, which provides education and support for people diagnosed with Alzheimer's, their families, and caregivers. With offices throughout the state, the Oregon Chapter reaches out to diverse communities by providing information and resources, 24/7 telephone help lines, local support groups and educational programs, an annual caregivers conference and a nationwide identification program, MedicAlert + Safe Return, for people with Alzheimer's disease who may wander and get lost.

An intense film about time travel, this sci-fi entry was directed by Terry Gilliam, a member of the comedy troupe Monty Python.

The film stars Bruce Willis as James Cole, a prisoner of the state in the year 2035 who can earn parole if he agrees to travel back in time and thwart a devastating plague. The virus has wiped out most of the Earth's population and the remainder live underground because the air is poisonous.

Returning to the year 1990, six years before the start of the plague, Cole is soon imprisoned in a psychiatric facility because his warnings sound like mad ravings. There he meets a scientist named Dr. Kathryn Railly (Madeleine Stowe) and Jeffrey Goines (Brad Pitt), the mad son of an eminent virologist (Christopher Plummer).

Cole is returned by the authorities to the year 2035, and finally ends up at his intended destination in 1996. He kidnaps Dr. Railly in order to enlist her help in his quest. Cole discovers graffiti by an apparent animal rights group called the Army of the Twelve Monkeys, but as he delves into the mystery, he hears voices, loses his bearings, and doubts his own sanity. He must figure out if Goines, who seems to be a raving lunatic, holds the key to the puzzle. ~ Michael Betzold, Rovi

Sep 11, 2017
United We Stand: A Benefit Concert & Silent Auction for Unite OR
The Oregon Public House, 700 NE Dekum

NWGSDPDX presents: UNITED WE STAND: A Benefit Concert & Silent Auction for Unite Oregon...

Eat, drink, listen to music, laugh at a comedian, dance, bid on auction items and have a blast!

All proceeds will be donated to Unite Oregon.

  • Home with the kids during the day? Join us at 11am for lunch and kid-friendly entertainment. Aaron Nigel Smith will be performing.
  • Stuck at the office? Order food to go for you and your co-workers.
  • Don't feel like making dinner on a Monday night? Come on down for a bite to eat and a drink. Comedian Andie Main will host our HaHaHappy Hour from 5-6pm and Muvhuro Marimba Band will be playing from 6:30-7:30pm.
  • Night owl? Tezeta Band will be pumping out the tunes from 8-10pm.

The silent auction will run from 6pm-8:30pm.

Jul 6, 2017
Voices From the Front Lines: The State of PDX Community Driven Media, a fundraiser for PDX Zine Symposium
Taborspace, 5441 SE Belmont

"Voices From the Front Lines”: The State of Community Driven Media in Portland featuring Zahir Janmohamed (The Racist Sandwich), Melanie Stevens (Miss Anthology Comics & The Nat Turner Project), Andre Middleton (Open Signal, XRayFM), and Israel Bayer (Street Roots).

July 6th, 2017, Thursday Doors at 6:30p, Panel starts at 7:00pm TaborSpace (5441 SE Belmont St, PDX) $7-10 Sliding Scale (All proceeds go to the Portland Zine Symposium)

This is PZS's annual fundraiser, and we are attempting to raise $500 help offset the cost of port-o-potty rentals. Please help us raise the necessary funds! Your donations are appreciated!

Portland Zine Symposium - An organization that since 2001 has put on events to celebrate and support small press and DIY culture.

The Racist Sandwich - A podcast about food, race, gender, and class, hosted by chef Soleil Ho and journalist Zahir Janmohamed. Produced by Juan Ramirez.

Miss Anthology’s mission is to support racially and economically diverse young comic artists of the female diaspora by teaching professional skills through hands-on workshops, and publishing their work online and in print. By introducing female and genderqueer artists and writers to the comics and the art industries before they graduate, they will gain a firm understanding and head start on their careers, as well as an established network of peers within this otherwise male-dominated field.

The Nat Turner Project allows artists of color to go beyond the usual initial expositions inherent in presenting art borne of marginalized perspectives to a dominant culture; allowing artists of color freedom to create or express their own language within and without the parameters of racial commodification or designation. NTP creates an environment of inclusivity, a communal harbor for artists previously silenced by institutional constraints, and actively provides priority spaces to artists of color; allowing others the privilege of viewership from an outsider role. Nat Turner Project, not just a name, but a statement of artistic freedom.

Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center - With a commitment to creativity, technology and social change, Open Signal makes media production possible for everyone. We provide skills, equipment, inspiration and we amplify local voices on five cable channels.

XRAY.FM is an independent, not-for-profit radio station which supports the Pacific Northwest’s music and arts communities. It fulfills its educational mission through airing local public affairs programs featuring voices seldom heard on radio, and broadcasting a diverse array of music, with a focus on new, local, independent, and experimental recordings. XRAY.FM also serves as a resource for training community members in radio, broadcasting, and digital media.

Street Roots creates income opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.

Dec 23, 2017
Was-sale! Gift Fair, benefit for KBOO Community Radio
Cider Riot, 807 NE Couch

Join us for Live Music from Mae McCoy and friends, warm mulled cider, locally made crafts from a variety of artisans, and unbeatable specials on cases of Rudy's Cranberry Hibiscus Cider.

Feb 12
When Harry Met Sally benefitting the Sunshine Division
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Does sex make it impossible for men and women to be true friends? This romantic comedy chronicles this dilemma through the eleven year relationship between Harry and Sally who meet in college, then pursue their own lives until they reconnect ten years later.

An outright masterpiece of romance, comedy, and cinema itself. -- Tim Brayton, Alternate Ending

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Sunshine Division.

Since 1923, the Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division has been providing food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need. Whether due to the loss of a job, domestic crime, illness, or victims of fire or disaster, the Sunshine Division has built a 95-year legacy of mobilizing quickly and efficiently to assist distressed Portlanders.

Aug 21, 2017
Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music, a benefit for Meals on Wheels
Clinton Street Theater, 2522 SE Clinton

Clinton St. Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit.

Tonight's nonprofit recipient is Meals on Wheels.

Meals on Wheels believes that no senior should go hungry or experience social isolation.

To that end, they enrich the lives of seniors, and assist them in maintaining independence, by providing nutritious food, human connections and social support. They also use their expertise and capacity to serve other nutritionally at-risk populations.

Clinton St. Resistance Series shows a free movie each Monday at 7pm. All donations collected at the door go to support a different weekly non-profit

Sep 18, 2017
Your Fault For Listening LIVE! Podcast, a benefit for National Black Justice Coalition
Curious Comedy Theater, 5225 NE MLK Jr

Featured at the 2017 Portland Queer Comedy Festival and voted "Best Showcase" at the PNW Black Comedy Festival, YOUR FAULT FOR LISTENING is the podcast where comics perform their sets before being interviewed based on their own jokes.

This month's guests are Andie Main (Revolution Comedy), Lance Edward, & Corina Lucas (Hotbox Comedy). Plus, improv performed by Amanda Martin-Tully (Adventures In Adulting) & Nathan Hart (Hotbox Comedy), plus musical guest Vicente Elisheva!

A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to National Black Justice Coalition (, "a civil rights organization dedicated to empowering Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people"

Your Fault for Listening
Entertainment Website
LIVE Comedy Podcast with Thomas Lundy & D Martin Austin

Jun 24, 2017
Zines for the End Times
Ford Food & Drink, 2505 SE 11th

Zinesters come together and share their apocalyptic visions.


  • Erika Rier
  • Melanie Fey
  • Martha Grover
  • Kinoko Evans
  • Isadora Fleminger Rier

$5 suggested donation. All proceeds go to the 2017 Portland Zine Symposium.

If we raise, $40, that would pay for a new vinyl banner featuring our new logo by artist Eileen Chavez.

If we raise, $80, that would pay for one ADA compliant port-o-potty.

If we raise, $120, that would pay for half of the cost for the tables and chairs.

If we raise, $200, that would pay for the symposium programs.

Help us raise the monies needed to throw a great symposium!

Portland Zine Symposium - An organization that since 2001 has put on events to celebrate and support small press and DIY culture.

Oct 7, 2017
¡Prospera! - a benefit for Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center
Nike World Headquarters, Beaverton

Prospera means: prosperous, successful, fortunate and fair-- everything that we want for our patients, their families and our community. Help make that word meaningful by joining us for a joyous night of food, fun and celebration benefiting the patients and program of Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center.

Virginia Garcia Memorial Foundation and Health Center
Nonprofit Organization
Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center provides high quality, comprehensive and culturally competent health care to Washington and Yamhill Counties.