Girls Inc. Joins Clinton Foundation’s No Ceilings Conversation

On Thursday, April 17 at 3pm EST, Girls Inc. President and CEO Judy Vredenburgh and ten Girls Inc. girls will participate in the Clinton Foundation’s “Girls: A No Ceilings Conversation“ hosted by Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton. They… Read More »

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Volunteer Highlight: Meet Taylor

Each month, Girls Inc. of NW Oregon will feature one of our many fantastic volunteers, without whom we would not be reaching nearly as many girls in community.  Our volunteer base is the core to our success and strength in… Read More »

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Sales of Teavana Oprah Chai Tea will support Girls Inc.

Donations from sales of Teavana® Oprah Chai Tea will support Girls Inc. in delivering more life-changing programs and opportunities for girls

Girls Inc. is thrilled to announce it was selected by Oprah Winfrey to benefit from the sale of Teavana®… Read More »

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Purse-o-nality Reveal #10

Purse-o-nality Reveal #10

As one of very few female pilots for Delta Air Lines, Jen Peri definitely flies with her own wings! Jen grew up in a family of pilots. When she was 27, Jen was one of the youngest women to be… Read More »

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Purse-o-naltiy Reveal #9

Purse-o-naltiy Reveal #9

Jill Nelson is the Founder and CEO of Ruby Receptionists, voted one of Fortune Magazine’s top companies to work for in the US for two years running! Jill worked with Christina Castillo Handbags to create “Ruby’s Purse.” The final product… Read More »

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Purse-o-nality Reveal #8

Ellen Rosenblum is Oregon’s first ever female Attorney General. She designed a fashionable and sophisticated upcycled one-of-a-kind leather bag with Bianca Peternini at BD503. Ellen is matched with Girls Council member Jenai, an 8th grader at Arleta. After their photo… Read More »

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TBIB Creative

TBIB Creative

We have had the great pleasure to work with TBIB Creative on the development of the beautiful, sophisticated new look and feel of Power of the Purse. We are so grateful for the generosity, talent and time that Mathieu and… Read More »

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Marci LeBrun Photography for Power of the Purse

Marci LeBrun Photography for Power of the Purse

We had the great honor of working with local photographer Marci LeBrun on the portraits for this year’s Power of the Purse. After traveling for several months in Asia, Marci returned to Portland and jumped right in when we approached… Read More »

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Power of the Purse Full Boutique List!

We don’t know about you, but we’ve be saving our money to shop til’ we drop with these incredible, generous boutiques at Power of the Purse on Friday, March 14 at the Portland Hilton!
Ellington Handbags
Christina Castillo Handbags
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Boutique Feature: Consigning Women

Boutique Feature: Consigning Women

There will be 30 local vendors donating 25% of their proceeds for the night to Girls Inc. at Power of the Purse next Friday, March 14 at the Portland Hilton. One of our new vendors, Consigning Women took a few… Read More »

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