The Foundation (HFF) holds three fundraisers each year to raise money for the Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship. HFF partners with local organizations for the Safeway-Albertsons Battle at Bandon, an annual golf tournament; The Parr Lumber Great Summer Chef Off, a BBQ cook-off with select Portland chefs; and Huddle Up for Kids, a partnership with Safeway-Albertsons, which collects donations for low-income students to access higher education through scholarships and mentoring services. Stay tuned for a new fundraising opportunity in 2017 in conjunction with Cosmos Creations and Portland Public Schools: the Harrington Family Foundation Leadership Fundraiser.
All proceeds benefit the Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship program, which each year awards four, four-year $2,500 scholarships ($10,000/student) to emerging Oregon high school student leaders in need. The Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship program is designed to encourage students who have shown a take-charge ability in their communities, but may need help financial assistance reaching their potential at an Oregon university, college or trade school.
Safeway-Albertsons Battle At Bandon
Location: Bandon Dunes Golf Resort
Dates: June 23-25, 2017
Joey Harrington’s Battle at Bandon is a competitive, handicapped golf tournament involving current and former players and coaches from their respective PAC-12 universities. Each PAC-12 school is represented by a team made up of two celebrity athletes/coaches.
The Parr Lumber Great Summer Chef Off
Location: Bladberry Farm, Sauvie Island
Dates: August 19, 2017, 5-9 pm
Back for its fourth year is the Foundation’s hottest summer event, on beautiful Sauvie Island! Guests will enjoy watching four of the region’s top chefs (St. Jack, Renata, Plaza del Toro, Pearl Tavern) in a culinary battle, sipping on fine wines from Domaine Drouhin and Willamette Valley Vineyards and microbrews from Full Sail Brewing, enjoying farm-to-cone dessert by Salt and Straw and live music by Portland’s bluegrass band, Big Foot Mojo.
Huddle Up for Education
Location: State wide Oregon Safeway-Albertsons
Dates: July 12 through August 8, 2017
Did you know low income students are six times more likely to drop out of high school? Let’s help bridge the gap for higher education! Partnering with Safeway-Albertsons, Huddle Up for Education collects donations for low-income students to access higher education through scholarships and mentoring services. Donations from Huddle Up for Education help endow our Oregon Community Quarterback Scholarship Program.
Harrington Family Foundation Leadership Fundraiser
Location: Portland, Oregon
Dates: Coming 2017
New to the Foundation, we’re partnering with Cosmos Creations, a local snack food company based in Junction City. Cosmos Creations has a snack that people love and happens to be a perfect product to sell door-to-door. We’re partnering with local public schools to raise money for leadership programs. Students take the product into the community and work together to sell snacks, which helps build individual integrity, foster teamwork, and bridge the funding gap for educational programs.
We are excited to launch this program for the Portland Public Schools! Stay tuned to learn more.