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!

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  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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!

OUR 2022 GOALS

The Rick’s Community Support Drive has donated over $100,000 since its start in June 2020.

Watch as we work to donate $60,000 to our partner organizations and volunteer over 250 hours in 2022.

UPDATE: We did it!!! We have hit all of our 2022 Community Drive goals and more! Thank you to all the customers, employees, and partners that made it happen!

FUNDS DONATED

$73,915 $60,000 GOAL

LABOR & MATERIALS DONATED

$33,818.54 $20,000 GOAL

HOURS VOLUNTEERED

279 250 HOUR GOAL

Special Community Support Drive Feature: The Deck That Love Built

In August 2021, Rick’s participated in our second project in partnership with Make-A-Wish, to give a 6-year-old and her family an amazing and safe outdoor space.

This project could not have happened without the support of our vendors, United Way, and our amazing employees who literally put the love and work in to building this deck and cover.

RICK’S IN THE COMMUNITY

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Rick’s Holiday Toy Drive

Rick’s Holiday Toy Drive Rick’s is happy to announce our 7th annual Toy Drive benefitting Impact NW’s Holiday Hope Drive and Domestic Violence Services of Benton & Franklin Counties. All of our locations will be collecting toys from November 21st – December 10th. Please bring an unwrapped toy for a child in need or…
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Rick’s Partners With HBF To Help Homeless Beaverton Youth

Rick’s Partners With HBF To Help Homeless Beaverton Youth Update 11/24/22! We’re thrilled to announce that HomePlate’s new facility has opened! It was an honor to witness an organization doing so much good in Beaverton. Tours to go through the youth center were given to everyone. Hearing the stories and statistics about struggling youth and young adults was enlightening and…
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Rick’s Makes List of 2022 Top Workplaces in Oregon & SW Washington

Rick’s Makes List of 2022 Top Workplaces in Oregon & SW Washington Here at Rick’s Custom Fencing & Decking, we strive to create a company culture based on integrity, respect, and excellent customer service. We believe that to best serve our customers, we also need to serve our employees. By providing an atmosphere that supports innovation and professional growth, our…
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RECENT RICK'S COMMUNITY SUPPORT DRIVE PARTNERS

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!

CHECK OUT THE WORK THAT RICK'S EMPLOYEES ARE DOING IN THEIR COMMUNITIES:

MAKE A WISH PROJECT

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HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RICK'S COMMUNITY SUPPORT DRIVE?

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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.