SHOP at TWIST, 20 NW 23rd Place, on December 1st. This gorgeous shop is the perfect place to find holiday gifts. Jewelry designer Cathy Waterman will be there from 5:30-7:30 pm to showcase her latest collection. Bring friends, bring family, sip wine, nibble appetizers—and buy, buy, buy, because 10% of TWIST’s profits that day will be donated to Project Lemonade!)
Annual Benefit Luncheon - Friday, September 25, 2015
We are honored to have Amanda Needham, an Emmy award winning stylist with the TV show Portlandia as our keynote speaker at the September 25th fundraiser luncheon. Amanda will share her amazing life story, which includes time in foster care. This year's luncheon will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club on Friday, September 25th from 11:30-1:00 p.m.
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Thank you Jen Andres, a former board member of Project Lemonade, who included a clothing collection in a VW Bug at her birthday party. The Bug was literally filled with mostly new donations to Project Lemonade. We love your inspiration and creativity! And thank you to all your guests who gave so generously to foster youth with clothing and monetary donations.
In recognition of Maya's Foster Care Awareness month Project Lemonade hosted its first Fill the Truck event in the West Hills neighborhood on May 2. Neighbors were able to conveniently drop off new and nearly new items in a rented moving truck. Over 56 neighbors generously donated clothing and shoes, more than $1,500 was raised, and the truck was filled! If your neighborhood, workplace, school or organization would like to learn how to organize a Fill the Truck event contact Madison Burke: firstname.lastname@example.org
Save the Date, Friday, September 25th for our Second Annual Benefit Luncheon at 11:30 at the Multnomah Athletic Club. We are honored to have Amanda Needham, an Emmy award winning stylist with the TV show “Portlandia” as our keynote speaker. Amanda will share her amazing life story, which includes time which includes a connection to foster care.
Project Lemonade has been selected as a beneficiary of this years Jim Neill Foundation Golf Tournament. We are excited to particiate and partner with foundation for this summers event August 14th, 2015. Check back with us for more details.
On Saturday December 6th, from 2-6PM, Woodstock Wine and Deli is hosting a wine tasting event that will directly benefit Project Lemonade. Come taste some wine, bid on wine auction items and bring a new or nearly new article of clothing to donate to Project Lemonade. All for a great cause!
Thank you to both Fireside and Besaw’s’ Restaurants in NW Portland. Fireside shared its proceeds with Project Lemonade on the first Sunday in May and Besaw’s shared it’s profits with us from the entire month of August. These events not only brought funds to support our work but they also provided an opportunity for diners to learn a little more about Project Lemonade and its mission. We thank both restaurants for their support.
With a lot of hard work and dedication, Project Lemonade volunteers organized its first successful fundraising luncheon held on September 19, 2014. The luncheon, held at the Multnomah Athletic Club, was attended by 314 guests. We wish to thank the following sponsors for stepping up to make the event so successful:
TMT Development, Teri Beatty, Windermere Real Estate, Northwest Self Storage, Heather Killough, R&H Construction, Windermere Foundation, Metro Metals Norwest, J.B. Nibley Insurance, Boly Welch, Parr Lumber, The Standard, Allen Trust Company, Stewart Title, Garvey Schubert Barer, Mario’s, The Cellar Door, Strategic Financial Partners.
August 2014 marked Project Lemonade’s third back-to-school free shopping event for foster youth living in the greater Portland metro area. Nearly every youth who came to the store walked away with new or nearly new denim, coat, shirts, shoes, socks, underwear and accessories such as backpacks. We served 1700 Foster Youth in nine counties with an estimated 4000 hours of volunteer time.