We’re in the 2018 Give!Guide
The Boys & Girls Club Portland is proud to be a part of the 2018 Give!Guide, a annual guidebook of 150 Portland-area organizations curated by Willamette Week. This year’s goal? To encourage Portlanders to Show Up in Real Life (#ShowUpIRL) by volunteering, interacting with our nonprofit community, and putting money towards the causes they care about!
With each donation through Give!Guide, you can get awesome incentives! During Big Give Days, you can win amazing prizes, including a vacation, a years supply of Laughing Planet, a bike, and more! For this year’s Give!Guide season, Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metro’s partners are offering donors of $10 a free smoothie from Jamba Juice; those who give $25 receive a bonus Buy One Get One free certificate from Dutch Bros! And our partners at Pavelcomm have promised to match the first $2,500 in donations — give today to double your impact!
There are many opportunities to win exciting prizes, attend awesome events put together by nonprofits, and attend amazing live music performances! Check out the Big Give Days and Give!Guide Presents Shows! Be sure to take advantage of this exciting opportunity to contribute to local organizations and do good while getting a little something in return for your kindness. Support us in Give!Guide this year!
Give!Guide Events and Big Give Days
- Launch Party @ No Vacancy Lounge: November 2nd
- Give!Guide Presents Show @ the White Owl Social Club: November 15th
- Give!Guide Presents Show @ Mississippi Studios: December 6th
- Celebration & Skidmore Prize Ceremony @ Revolution Hall: TBD February 2019
Give!Guide Big Give Days:
(Big Give Days are special dates when anyone donating $10 or more to a participating Give!Guide nonprofit is entered for a chance to win a special prize.)
BGD #1: November 8th
Prize – $500 to Powell’s Books
BGD #2: November 15th
Prize – Tender Loving Empire Vinyl Package (4 new records, a TLE mixtape, $100 shopping spree, t-shirt, mug and more) + a year’s supply of Laughing Planet!
BGD #3: November 27th *also GivingTuesday*
Prize – 2 night stay at Brasada Ranch, plus a round of golf on OR’s most breathtaking course
BGD #4: December 6th
Prize – Sony RX100 VA mirrorless camera from Pro Photo Supply
BGD #5: December 13th
Prize – Trail Blazers fan package: 2 tix with parking to both the 12/19/18 and 1/9/19 home games (vs. Memphis and Chicago), a jersey signed by Jusuf Nurkic
BGD #6: December 20th
Prize – Trek FX 1 Commuter Bike
BGD #7: December 27th
Prize – #ExploreOregon Vacation Package
From the Oregon Cultural Trust that will take you across the amazing state we call home! The package includes:
- Cultured Evening in Portland:
Two vouchers for a pair of premium-level seats to Literary Arts’ presentation of Everybody Reads: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie on Thursday, March 14.
Two nights stay at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront.
- A Day Trip to Historic Astoria
Gift certificate for tickets to any Liberty Theatre presented event in historic downtown Astoria, with tasty appetizers on the house at a local restaurant.
- Outdoor Adventure at Crater Lake
Gift certificate for two at Crater Lake Zip Line.
One night stay at the Running Y Ranch Resort in Klamath Falls.
Willamette Week’s Give!Guide promotes Portland nonprofits making a difference in eight categories; Animals, Civil & Human Rights, Community, Creative Expression, Education, Environment, Health and Human Services. The goal of Give!Guide is to encourage philanthropy in Portland by engaging donors with nonprofits in a platform that is easily accessible.