Press Release: Impact NW to Host ‘Make Your Impact: A Virtual Event to Prevent Homelessness

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 21st, 2020

Contact: Ada Dortch, Development Director

Phone: (503) 804-0914


Make Your Impact

Impact NW to Hold Virtual Event to Prevent Homelessness on Saturday, September 26th 2020

Portland, Oregon: Scheduled for 5:30pm on Saturday, September 26th 2020 with a pre show to begin at 5:15pm, Impact NW is uniting the community for Make Your Impact: A Virtual Event to Prevent Homelessness

Presented by Boeing and our other sponsors: Brookdale Senior Living communities of Beaverton, Scappoose, Mt. Hood, Troutdale, Albany, Roseburg and Medford; Heffernan Insurance; Heritage Bank; Klarquist Sparkman LLP; Philadelphia Insurance; Propeller; and Rick’s Custom Fencing and Decking, Make Your Impact is an opportunity to unite the community in support of our most vulnerable neighbors during a time it is needed most. We are so grateful to all of these companies for helping make tonight’s event possible.

The Details: 

  • Held virtually on Saturday, September 26th, 2020 @ 5:30pm, with a pre-cast beginning at 5:15pm. 
  • The free virtual event will highlight Impact NW’s important work in the community through both live and pre-recorded stories of impact. 
  • With special appearances from: 
    • Cupid Alexander, Director of Strategic Initiatives for Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler
    • Oregon Governor, Kate Brown
    • Ian Karmel, Comedian and Co-head writer for CBS’ The Late Late Show;
    •  Kenneth Choi, Actor from Wolf of Wall Street and Captain America: The First Avenger; and
    • Lisa Schroeder, Owner of Portland’s own Mother’s Bistro

To hear more about the powerful work of Impact NW and to join hundreds fellow community members for this can’t-miss event, register for free on Impact NW’s Website:

About Impact NW: Founded in 1966 by a small group of neighbors concerned about poverty and homelessness in their SE Portland neighborhood, Impact NW is now one of Portland’s largest local nonprofit social service organizations. 

Through individualized services and support, Impact NW is able to prevent homelessness for more than 25,000 low-income children, youth, families, seniors, and adults with disabilities each year.