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Oregon celebration raises funds to support children, programs

June 27, 2014

This year’s Youth Villages Oregon Celebrating Success luncheon brought together donors and children’s advocates to support our children and families.

More than 300 Youth Villages Oregon supporters gathered for the luncheon at the Sentinel Hotel in Portland to hear nonprofit strategist Daniel Stid discuss “our fiscal challenges and the promise of evidence-based solutions.” Youth Villages Oregon honored Carole Cooperman, who joined the Red Kite Society, which recognizes individuals, corporations and foundations who have contributed $100,000 or more in support of our programs. Cooperman is a member of the Youth Villages Oregon board.

Fred and Joanne Horstkotte received the Lifetime Service Award. Joanne Horstkotte is a member of the Youth Villages Oregon board. Lois Day, director of child welfare for the Oregon Department of Human Services, received the Driver for Change Award. Christina McMahan of the Multnomah County Department of Community Justice received the Pioneer for Youth Award. Cambia Health Solutions received the Community Partner Award.

Outstanding Advocate for Youth awards went to:

  • Bev Davis, family intake coordinator for the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
  • Jennifer Allen of FamilyCare Health Plans
  • Lynn Holguin of the Alberta branch of the Multnomah County Department of Human Services.

Sponsors of the event include Cambia Health Solutions, Les Schwab Tire Centers, Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, The Standard, Wieden+Kennedy, CFM Strategic Communications, FamilyCare Health Plans, Stoel Rives LLP, Pat and Trudy Ritz, Carole Cooperman, Dan Floyd of Hood to Coast, WRG Foundation – Byron and Cynthia Grant, Fred and Joanne Horstkotte, Krina Lee and Ron and Lynne Saxton.

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