Tagged philanthropy


Oregon Jewish Museum swings for triple

In the Game opens June 7 In the Game is a multimedia exhibit curated by the Oregon Jewish Museum that draws upon the Museum’s vast historical archives and network of support within the community. Presented on behalf of sports enthusiasts throughout Oregon, In the Game examines the intersection between sports and community life. The exhibit…


Volunteer mavens: Sunshine Pantry

The Sunshine Pantry, which now helps more than 1,000 families a month, was started 30 years ago by Sharon Straus as a project for her son’s Cub Scout Pack. Almost six years ago her pantry moved from her home into the Reif Business Park located just off of Hall Boulevard at 7795 Cirrus Dr., Bldg….

Local endowments keep giving

Endowments are eternal. The original founders of the Oregon Jewish Community Foundation understood this truth. One of the simplest forms of planned giving, an endowment is a fund in which an original sum (principal gift) is invested and the income from the fund (or a percentage of the total fund) is distributed annually to support…