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Feb 18, 2015

Village Gardens To Host Spring Fundraiser On March 12

Date: Thursday, March 12, 2015

Time: 6 - 9 pm

Location: Bauccio Commons, University of Portland

Individual Tickets: $50 – purchase online

Join us for the Third Annual Village Gardens Spring Fundraiser on March 12. Guests will enjoy dinner from James Beard Nominee Chef Cathy Whims of Nostrana while learning more about our work to create a more just and healthy food system in Portland. We will premiere a video directed by the Food Works crew and community participants will present highlights of program successes. The evening will also feature a silent and live auction, words from community partners and a lot more fun!

Funds raised at this event will be used to strengthen the work of Village Gardens through our many programs. You can help:

  • Support Food Works youth as they grow into strong food system advocates
  • Assist community leaders in operating Village Market, Portland’s first nonprofit healthy corner store
  • Develop powerful community organizers addressing community health issues through the Community Health Worker program
  • Strengthen channels for food access and social capital through community gardens, the urban livestock project, market gardener and micro-enterprise projects
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“Covers & Blankets” Brings Community Together to Benefit Janus Youth

The 12th annual Covers & Blankets event, a talent show combined with blanket drive, brought in a mountain of donations for at-risk youth. 

Feb 03, 2015
Board of Directors Member Spotlight – David Jarman

Q&A with David Jarman, Senior Vice President – Investments at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, who has served on the Janus Board of Directors for more than 20 years. 

Jan 06, 2015
Free Yellow Brick Road Training Event January 18

Join us Sunday, January 18 to learn about the Multnomah County 2015 Homeless Street Count and ways you can get involved with Yellow Brick Road.

Dec 23, 2014
Elementary School Students Make Blankets for Homeless Youth

Fifth graders at two Lake Oswego area elementary schools donated more than 140 blankets to help keep homeless youth warm this winter. 

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