PPS Foundation Updates

Three Easy and Free Steps to Support PPS Schools at New Seasons Market

Posted on September 7, 2016 in PPS Foundation Updates

Supporting the work of PPS Local School Foundations and the PPS Parent Equity Fund is made easy through New Season’s innovative Cans for Kids program. It only takes three steps to make a difference in our community: Step 1: Collect your…

Just Over $1 Million in PPS Parent Equity Funds Awarded

Posted on March 16, 2016 in PPS Foundation Updates, Press Releases

Portland, OR (03/16/16) – At last week’s PPS all-principals meeting, All Hands Raised announced the PPS Parent Equity Fund Awards for the 2016-17 school year. These awards, to the highest needs schools in the district, are made possible by PPS…

Rock the Vote! New Season’s Bag it Forward Program

Posted on January 12, 2016 in PPS Foundation Updates, Press Releases

New Seasons Market launched a new Bag it Forward program in February of 2016, which gives customers an opportunity to donate their reusable bag credits (5¢ each) to a non-profit organization. Customers can choose from one of three beneficiaries…

OPB Highlights Work of PPS Parents to Raise Funds, Fill Gaps

Posted on May 15, 2015 in CEO Updates, Media Coverage, PPS Foundation Updates

Dear PPS Friends – Earlier this week, Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) ran a two-part series on parent-led fundraising in PPS schools. These stories were inclusive of all sources of parent-raised funds, but specifically highlighted the good…

One District: All In

Posted on April 28, 2015 in CEO Updates, PPS Foundation Updates

Dear Friends – In March, All Hands Raised recognized 20 years of our shared work to support education, equity and excellence throughout Multnomah County at the 20th Anniversary Roast. It was a chance to celebrate our shared accomplishments to…

New Video Tells the Portland Public Schools Foundation Story

Posted on October 17, 2013 in CEO Updates, PPS Foundation Updates

In several meetings last year with Portland Public Schools Local School Foundation leaders it was communicated that a tool was needed to help parent and school communities understand the work of Portland Public Schools Local School Foundations and…

CEO Dan Ryan and PPS School Board Member Bobbie Regan talk education with KINK’s Sheila Hamilton

Posted on September 3, 2012 in Media Coverage, PPS Foundation Updates

KINK’s Sheila Hamilton talks education with Dan Ryan and Bobbie Regan.

Portland Public Schools Foundation End of Year Update

Posted on June 19, 2012 in PPS Foundation Updates

CEO Dan Ryan shares an end-of-year update on the Portland Public Schools division with PPS parents, teachers, staff and administrators, and community partners.

PPS Parents Raise Record Amount in 2011 to Support Schools throughout PPS in the 2012-13 School Year

Posted on April 6, 2012 in PPS Foundation Updates

For the 2012/13 school year a record number of PPS schools will have an additional source of revenue to fund positions and programs in their school improvement plans as recipients of the largest pool of PPS Equity Fund dollars in the 17 years it has…

Equity Grants to give some Portland schools a boost (The Portland Tribune, April 5, 2012)

Posted on April 5, 2012 in Media Coverage, PPS Foundation Updates

The Portland Tribune’s Jennifer Anderson covers the investment by PPS parents in all kids throughout the PPS District.