2023 Year of Giving!

We are so excited to share this recap of the work we were able to do this year through our ongoing Rick’s Community Support Drive! Almost $70,000 in donations, and over 400 hours of service to our partners this year!!


The Rick’s Community Support Drive has donated over $200,000 in materials and labor since its start in June 2020.

Watch as we work to hit our 2023 goals through partnership and volunteering with the organizations in our communities that make a difference every day! Stay tuned for projects with St. Jude, Make-A-Wish, Impact NW, Second Harvest, and More!


$67,945 $60,000 GOAL


$73,866 $100,000 GOAL


422 250 HOUR GOAL

2022 Rick’s Community Support Drive Highlights

Here’s a look at some of the amazing projects that Rick’s made happen this year for our community. Over $100,000 in total donations and almost 300 hours volunteered!

February 2022
Sparrow Club Sponsorship
Sparrow Club Sponsorship

Donation: $10,000

Our new partner Sparrow Club believes in leading through compassion! Their program pairs a family struggling with a childhood medical issue with a middle or high school class that adopts and unlocks funds for them through community service. We are a proud sponsor of the 21-22 school year and upcoming 22-23 school year.

April 2022
Home Plate in Partnership with HBF
Home Plate in Partnership with HBF

Donation: $16,000 of fencing & 32 volunteer hours

Home Plate provides drop in services and so much more to youths experiencing homelessness and their new facility in Beaverton is set to help even more young people in our communities. We were honored to donate the fencing for this new facility, opened in October 2022!

May 2022
Portland Rescue Mission – Own the Day

Donation: $3,400 & 16 volunteer hours

A team from Rick’s joined the angels at Portland Rescue Mission that provide daily meals, services, and smiles to the vulnerable population of homeless in Portland. We contributed $3,400 which covers a day of meals and services across their locations.

June 2022
Impact NW – Impact Kits
Impact NW – Impact Kits

Donation: $5,000 + $4,500 in fencing + 76 hours volunteered

For the 3rd year, Rick’s ran their Impact Drive on behalf of Impact NW. We collected donated items from our employees, customers, and the community, of household and food items to be turned into Impact Kits to help the families supported by Impact NW. We created almost 100 kits this year, built some needed fencing for their Dancing Tree facility, and provided almost 80 volunteer hours.

July 2022
Maurice Lucas Foundation – Annual Golf Fundraiser
Maurice Lucas Foundation – Annual Golf Fundraiser

Donation: $5,000 + Auction Items

MLF is doing amazing work with kids in our communities, creating learning opportunities, providing technology to those in need, and teaching through mentorship! It is a highlight of our year to come together at their annual fundraiser tournament.

July 2022
Community Action – Fencing Project
Community Action – Fencing Project

Donation: $6,616 of donated fencing + 24 volunteer hours

In 2021, we partnered with Community Action of Washington County to hold a Book Drive and donated funds. This year, they identified a much-needed fencing upgrade at one of their Hillsboro properties. We donated the fencing and labor to get this done in continuing with our partnership to support Community Action’s mission.

August 2022
Second Harvest – After School Program and Food Sorting Nights
Second Harvest – After School Program and Food Sorting Nights

Dontaion: $2,400 + 75 volunteer hours

In continuing our partnership with Second Harvest, beyond our normal twice-yearly volunteer get togethers, we have now joined a program they have to give students with food insecurities take home weekend meals. We deliver meals every two weeks that can be discreetly distributed to students in need.

September 2022
Home Builders Foundation – Trap Shoot Fundraiser
Home Builders Foundation – Trap Shoot Fundraiser

Donation: $3,000

Rick’s has partnered with the Home Builder’s Foundation on several projects now. We believe in their mission of supporting those fighting homelessness in the Portland area by connecting builders and community organizations in need. Their annual Trap Shoot is a fun fundraiser that we have supported for the last two years.

November 2022
Make-A-Wish Annual Backyard Wish
Make-A-Wish Annual Backyard Wish

Donation: $10,700 in fencing + 45 volunteer hours

We are so excited to continue our partnership with Make-A-Wish in granting at least one Backyard Wish a year.  These projects have been incredibly impactful for the employees involved and the families that benefit. Stay tuned for video, photos, and more projects!

2022 Total
Year in Review
Year in Review

2022 Funds Donated: $73,915

2022 Labor & Materials Donated: $33,818.54

2022 Volunteer Hours Donated: 279 Hours

It was a fantastic year for the Rick’s Community Support Drive. In addition to the projects shown on this timeline we had many more donations and partnerships this year. Thank you to all that participated and followed along with our projects!

Special Community Support Drive Feature: Elena’s Backyard Wish

Rick’s is so proud to announce the completion of our 3rd partnership with Make-A-Wish! Elena and her family wished for a safe backyard where she could visit all her bug friends and still see the beautiful green space behind them.

With the help of our supplier DSI, Rick’s was able to provide a beautiful Aluminum Fence that will be a safe and low maintenance addition to this space for Elena and her family for years to come!


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We have had the privilege to work with many amazing organizations.

Please take the time to learn more about their work in our communities and consider supporting them directly!



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The Rick’s Community Support Drive is an ongoing effort by Rick’s Custom Fencing and Decking to support the communities that have supported us for the last 40 years.

If you have questions, suggestions, or know of an organization or individual that may need help, please reach out to Taylor Pawley, founder of the Rick’s Community Support Drive, directly.