Tag: Donations

Public memorial service for Sam Blackman to be held Sunday, September 10, 2017

According to The Oregonian, a public memorial service will be held for Sam Blackman at the Portland Art Museum on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The service begins at 10AM.

Sam’s family has asked that those wishing to make donations in remembrance direct those donations to the following organizations:

Help Panic help Japan: 100% of proceeds from today’s Panic sales go to earthquake victims

Of all the respected and well known software development shops here in town, one of the most loved by Apple types has to be Panic, makers of fine software like Transmit and Coda. And while they’re relatively quiet, they do know when to be loud.

This is one of those times.

In an effort to help disaster relief in Japan, Panic will be donating 100% of today’s sales to Mercy Corps and the Japanese Red Cross Society. Read More

Small Society, big impact: Portland iPhone agency donates $10,000 to local charities

[HTML1]Without a doubt, 2010 showed us that mobile development was one of the most interesting and full-of-potential segments of the Portland startup community. We saw any number of startups—from individual app developers to full fledged companies—release compelling technology and collaborate with name brand clients, time and again.

For some, that success means they can do a little more. It means that they can share that success by giving back to the community. That’s why Portland’s Small Society—arguably one of the most successful mobile outfits around town—donated $10,000 to Portland area charities. Read More

In the spirit of the season: 66% of all Silicon Florist revenue in December will go to Oregon Food Bank

Any revenue that Silicon Florist generates in December? I’ll be donating half of that—a full 50%—to the… hang on. Screw that. Two thirds—a full 66%—to the Oregon Food Bank.

It’s the holidays. And unfortunately or no, that’s when we think most about helping others. Even though we should be thinking about it all year round. It’s a time when people smile a little more easily, give a little more, and help out their fellow humans.

How can I resist that sort of thing? Well honestly, I can’t. So tell you what. Any revenue that Silicon Florist generates in December? I’ll be donating half of that—a full 50%—to the… hang on. Screw that. Two thirds—a full 66%—to the Oregon Food Bank. And whomever chipped in to create that revenue? They’ll be recognized in the donation and on the site on New Year’s Eve. Read More

OSU Open Source Lab gets a big ol’ chunk of bandwidth

I’m a huge fan of the OSU Open Source Lab down in Corvallis. Not only do they provide an incredibly important resource for the open source community, but their folks are always nice enough to make the trek up to Portland on a regular basis. And it’s always great to have them involved in events like BarCamp Portland and Open Source Bridge.

I’m a huge fan of the OSU Open Source Lab down in Corvallis. Not only do they provide an incredibly important resource for the open source community, but their folks are always nice enough to make the trek up to Portland on a regular basis. And it’s always great to have them involved in events like BarCamp Portland and Open Source Bridge.

So when they get good news, I want people to know about it. Today is one of those days.

Today, Wisconsin-based TDS Telecommunications announced that they have donated $1.4 million in bandwidth to OSU OSL. Read More

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