We are proud to work with incredible corporate and community partners who share our commitment to building a future without domestic violence! Each year, gifts from businesses help fund a substantial portion of our emergency shelter and supportive programs – helping survivors find the safety, hope, and independence they deserve.

Your gifts truly make a difference, and there are many ways to get involved. Contact Amanda Ives, Development Director, at (503) 243-5116 to learn more.

Sponsor our annual Raphael House Gala  

Help us build a future without violence as a Gala sponsor! Showcase your company’s commitment to supporting survivors during a truly inspiring evening to remember. 

Learn how you can make our life-saving work possible 

Annual Gala

Tune in from anywhere to celebrate hope, safety, and stories of strength! Our 2021 Virtual Gala will take you behind the scenes on October 14 where you can hear directly from survivors and staff, join a lively auction, and listen to music. We hope you’ll support our work helping survivors rebuild their lives after domestic violence.

Attendance is free, but you can upgrade your ticket with a gourmet meal and wine delivery! Have questions about sponsoring, becoming a virtual table host, or supporting our annual Gala? Contact Amanda Ives, Development Director, at (503) 243-5116.

Restaurants for Raphael House

Since 2010, local restaurants have shown their support for survivors of domestic violence by participating in our annual dine-out fundraiser – donating at least 15% of their day’s proceeds to help fund our life-saving services. Last year over 50 generous eatery partners helped provide more than 6 months of around-the-clock safety and support in our emergency shelter.

Contact Amanda Ives, Development Director, at (503) 243-5116 to learn more about Restaurants for Raphael House fundraiser.

Host a Holiday Drive

Each December, we invite more than 125 of the families we’ve served to pick out presents for themselves and their children. These items are 100% donated, so community support is essential and helps bring joy and hope during the holiday season!

Organizing a Holiday Drive with coworkers or groups is a great way to make a difference, and we provide everything you need to make giving back easy. Request an Adopt-a-Family Wish List or Giving Tree Kit with handmade ornaments featuring a recipient’s age, name, and gift request. 

Contact Amanda Ives, Development Director, at (503) 243-5116 to get involved!


other ways to get involved

There are many options for supporting Raphael House and our life-saving domestic violence programs through your workplace or organization.

Workplace giving and matching gifts

Support Raphael House of Portland through your workplace giving program — it’s easy to make a tax-deductible donation through automatic payroll deductions, an online giving portal, or giving campaign. Many businesses also match donations, doubling or even tripling the impact of your gift!

Contact your HR department or company leadership to learn if your employer offers workplace giving or gift matching.

Foundation Support

If your company has a foundation with a giving focus in line with Raphael House’s mission, we would welcome the opportunity to submit a grant proposal. Contact Rebecca Jolliff, Grants Manager, at (503) 243-5158 to discuss how we can work together on building a future without domestic violence.

Training and education opportunities

Raphael House of Portland has offered expert training throughout the community for more than 12 years. We provide customizable workshops covering a range of topics including creating safe and inclusive environments for staff and patrons, and addressing ways that service providers, supervisors, coworkers, and employees who interact with the public can recognize signs of domestic violence and respond effectively.

Click here to learn more or contact Julia Tycer, Prevention Education Coordinator, at (503) 243-5123 for additional information.


Thanks to our generous event sponsors, and to all our community supporters!



We appreciate everyone who helped make the season bright for our families by supporting our Holiday Program.



Thanks to these generous sponsors and supporters for helping us raise over $375,000 in 2020!



Sincerest gratitude to our 2019 eatery partners for contributing a portion of their May 15th proceeds to support survivors.

In their words…

For over 40 years we have served countless families, each with their own unique voice and story.

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