What an inspiring and fun evening! Over $252,000 was raised to support MFS programs. We look forward to moving our work forward in partnership with all of you.

Click here to view all the pictures from A Gathering of Good
Photo credit: Andie Petkus

Madres de Corazón

Video: Madres de Corazón

MFS was delighted to present the 2018 Eileen Johnson Award to the Madres de Corazón, a force of incredible mothers who with a compassionate fierceness, civilly advocate for equity for their children, themselves, their families and for all in their community. Bravo, Mothers of the Heart!

Video: Erika‘s Story

Erika is a member of the Madres de Corazón whose three children have all participated in MFS’ Ready Set Go program and are excelling in school. This is her story.

Thank you, past Provocateurs!

We were thrilled that four of our past Provocateur Award (newly renamed Eileen Johnson Award) recipients were in the house!

Clockwise from top-left: Carla Piluso, Duncan Wyse, Cheryl Myers & Dave Johnson

Thank you to the following businesses for donating products and experiences to our mystery bags!

Special thanks to Conjunto Alegre for joining us for the afterparty!
We had a blast dancing late into the evening!
Photo: Andie Petkus

Thank you to our incredible board members!

Carol Bernick, Oregon State Bar Professional Liability Fund

Kara Finley, Grant Thornton LLP

Katie Gallagher, Lane Powell PC

Brian Garish, Banfield Pet Hospital

Farhad Ghafarzade, Green Drop Garage

Maria Gonzalez, The Standard

Mike Harris, Educational Administrator & Activist

Jardon Jaramillo, Portland General Electric (PGE)

Alejandra Klein, Senior Corporate Counsel

Caron Kushner, Serendipity Center

Ame Wellman Lewis, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Jenny MacNichol, MD, Portland State University

Shea Morrison, Wells Fargo Bank

Cheryl Myers, Oregon Chief Education Office

Amy Nelson, Point West Credit Union

Don Riggs, Deloitte and Touche LLP

Mei-Ling Shiroishi, Retired School Administrator

Judy Applegate Strand, CEO, Metropolitan Family Service