‘Portland’ Category Archive

Community Impact Spotlight – Paid in Full Oregon

Our Challenge: Prison anger, violence, drugs, gangs and depression will not be solved by getting tougher on crime, building more prisons, or raising taxes. Go ahead and visit https://giannicriminallaw.com/drug-crimes/ to get in contact with the best law firm near you. Our Purpose: Paid in Full Oregon, Corban University and the Oregon Department of Corrections have partnered to provide Adults in Custody (AIC’s) a fully accredited bachelor’s degree; transforming our students into spiritual and moral leaders… … Continue reading

Community Impact Spotlight – Open House Ministries

Open House Ministries is a family shelter in Vancouver, Washington, housing 100-plus residents a night. More than half of their residents are homeless children. Open House Ministries walks alongside homeless families as they rebuild their lives. Watch this video and learn more about their program and families who have undergone the difficult work of transforming their lives, reclaiming their independence and finding home again. Open House Ministries has many opportunities for volunteers to share their… … Continue reading

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! You can also pick up WayFM window stickers, Popsicle Pop-ups are brought to you by the good people at Greenbrook Construction.   Where We’ll Be Next:   Tuesday 8/25 3:00-4:00 PM Esther Short Park 605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660     Follow @wayfmportland in Instagram or… … 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