All year round, nonprofits from all over our city and state work hard to make this a better place. And once a year, we get to honor them at our annual Light a Fire Award Ceremony. This year, the ceremony will be virtual and FREE! Join us to hear the incredible work being done in our community. If you don't leave completely inspired we'll give you your money back - oh wait! it's free! (you're welcome)
Join us for a night of good! Portland Monthly's 16th Annual Light a Fire award celebration embraces the spirit of giving, inspiring, creating, and changing our city for the better. Hosted by Poison Waters you will enjoy a night of heartwarming and humbling stories in recognition of the dedication of these incredible nonprofits and the people who make them work. Once you have heard all of the winning nonprofits there will be a live vote for your favorite nonprofit, and the peoples' choice will walk away with a $30,000 advertising package with Portland Monthly.
5:50 pm | Get Ready to be Inspired
6:00 pm | Event Starts (Grab your popcorn!)
7:00 pm | Winning Nonprofit Announced
Here is the link to the LIVE event Light A Fire Facebook Live
Best New Nonprofit - Our Giving Table
Keeping Us Healthy - Growing Gardens
Most with the Least - Gather: Make: Shelter
Caring for the Planet - Portland Audubon
Covid-19 Response - The Contingent
Giving Shelter - Transition Projects
Award presented by Cambia Health Solutions
Black Lives Matter - Black Resilience Fund
Marie Equi Award - Basic Rights Oregon
Extraordinary Nonprofit - Self Enhancement, Inc, (SEI)
Award presented by AWS
Extraordinary Volunteer - Margaret-Ann Jones
Extraordinary Executive Director - Brennan Wood
Young Leader - Jordan Herrle
Lifetime Achievement - Martha Richards
We have partnered with PDXPop to provide you with a signature Light a Fire bag of popcorn! The sale of this stupendously tasty gourmet popcorn will provide nutritious meals to homebound elderly provided by Meals on Wheels People, a 2019 Light A Fire winner. Get your bag while supplies last.
Get 10% OFF entire order when used promo code LAF20
The deadline to order popcorn is October 10 to get it delivered by the event.