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Fundraiser to benefit three nonprofits

Three nonprofit organizations will benefit from the annual Christmas breakfast fundraiser sponsored by Riverview Community Bank, at 7 a.m. Friday, Dec. 14, in Greater Gresham Baptist Church, 3848 N.E. Division St.

Funds raised at the breakfast will support SnowCap Community Charities, My Father’s House and Human Solutions. Tickets cost $12.

The event includes a light breakfast, a holiday choir featuring sing-alongs and videos documenting the programs of the three organizations. Only 150 tickets will be sold.

To purchase tickets, call Dolores Livesay of SnowCap at 503-674-8785, ext. 17, email her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ; call Julie Hamatake at the Gresham Chamber of Commerce at 503-665-1131 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

“This breakfast has been a great fundraiser for local charities,” said Judy Alley, SnowCap’s executive director. She noted the 2011 event raised $3,100 for each agency.

“The extra revenue carried SnowCap into the new year,” Alley added. “We are grateful to the chamber for hosting the event in its effort to make things better for those in need this year.”

Valentine’s dinner

SnowCap’s annual Valentine’s fundraising dinner/auction will take place Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at the Holiday Inn at Portland Airport Conference Center, 8439 N.E. Columbia Blvd.

The fundraiser includes a silent auction beginning at 5 p.m. and an oral auction following a 7 p.m. dinner.

Tickets cost $60 for individuals and $600 for a table of 10. Reservation deadline is Jan. 16. Prices after that increase to $65 for a single guest and $650 for a 10-person table.

Tickets may be secured by calling SnowCap at 503-674-8785, ext. 17, emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or online at snowcap.org.

SnowCap serves low-income individuals and families in East County through the distribution of food, clothing and advocacy. The agency serves more than 8,000 clients each month.




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