‘Portland’ Category Archive

Popsicle Pop-Up

Nothing beats the summer heat like an ice-cold popsicle. 96.3 WayFM will be “popping” up all over town with Popsicle Pop-ups. Giving you that refreshing feeling for free! Popsicle Pop-ups are brought to you by the good people at Greenbrook Construction.   Where We’ll Be Next: Friday  7/10 4:00-5:00 PM Esther Short Park 605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660 Tuesday 7/14 3:00-4:00 Park Plaza West 10700 SW Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy, Beaverton, OR 97005 Follow @wayfmportland… … Continue reading

Community Impact Spotlight – Embrace Oregon

Embrace Oregon connects caring community members with vulnerable children and families in partnership with the Department of Human Services. We are dedicated to the flourishing of every child. EMBRACE OREGON BEGAN WITH ONE BIG QUESTION: WHAT HAPPENS TO CHILDREN WHEN THEY ARE WAITING AT A DHS CHILD WELFARE OFFICE FOR A FOSTER FAMILY? In 2011, Jillana Goble, a foster mom in Portland, Ore., asked this simple question. When a staff member who works for DHS… … Continue reading

Day Maker: Make Someone’s Day

We know that it doesn’t take much to make a difference in someone’s life! Join us in spreading kindness! Whether that’s surprising your co-worker with a cup of coffee, or paying for the meal of the person behind you in the drive-through, let’s make someone’s day. Here’s how it works. Print off the card with the button below, figure out how and who you want to surprise, leave them with the card! Download the Day… … Continue reading

Senior Shoutouts!

Graduation is one of the biggest moments in a young person’s life and a culmination of all their hard work.  However, in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, graduates across the country are unable to celebrate in the way they have been imagining. Although we can’t give you the full on graduation experience, we want to help make this time special for your seniors! WayFM Portland is hosting “Senior Shout Outs” for the Class of… … Continue reading

Community Impact Spotlight – Blanchet House

    This month the Community Impact Spotlight is shinning on Blanchet House. Blanchet (pronounced Blan-shay) House is a nonprofit social services organization located in downtown Portland. They provide food, clothing and housing programs to people in need. They believe that it is their responsibility to offer assistance in whatever way we can. They are not affiliated with any religious organizations though their founders are rooted in the Catholic community. Meal Program We serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner… … Continue reading

Community Resources Amid COVID-19

Ways to Give & Receive Help Healthcare Providers: Doctors, nurses, and healthcare providers are experiencing shortages of critical protective equipment including fluid resistant gowns, nitrile gloves, and N95 masks or surgical masks. * Donations should be clean and unused. Gloves should be in a sealed box. If you know neighbors who wish to donate, try to consolidate donations for fewer trips to the site. Do not take donations directly to medical sites; they are too… … Continue reading

Support Local Businesses

96.3 WAY-FM is community. In  times like this we’re reminded of how critical it is to support one another.  This includes local businesses and their employees. Right now you can do little things that make a  huge difference. You can keep our community strong.   Purchase gift certificates to restaurants and stores to use later Order food to-go from local restaurants (Goldie’s BBQ, Pietro’s Pizza) Buy tickets to future community events to show support for the… … Continue reading

Color the Days Away!

With all the nasty germs passing through the air… Schools have decided to close! (Oh no!) Leaving all the LITTLES of  -WAY-  with nothing to do… We have a solution that doesn’t involve iPads, TV OR Video games! (WHAAAATTT?!) Spend your days at home coloring with our fun & creative WAY-FM coloring book!!! When you’re finished coloring, you can even take a picture and tag your local WAY-FM page in the photos!!! Join our Facebook… … Continue reading

Coffee Break

We stand with our healthcare community. We’re taking our normal coffee break and giving it a twist! During this time of such uncertainty, one thing is for sure, we want to honor our healthcare community! Each week we’ll be in a different region of the Portland area, bringing some coffee and snacks for our healthcare workers who are serving on the front lines! With the help of our local Black Rock coffee shops, we will be… … Continue reading

Keep Portland Warm

Thousands of individuals and families are living on the streets and in cars.  The rain and cold of winter can be deadly. A warm, dry blanket can be life saving. This winter 96.3WAY-FM is teaming up with Pietro’s Pizza, Agape Community Insurance, Elite Mechanical Heating and Cooling, and other local businesses to provide Blanket Coverage Ministry with 10,000 blankets to help cover the homeless and Keep Portland Warm. But we can’t do it without YOU! You can… … Continue reading