Holiday Toy Drive
Nov
25
to Dec 21

Holiday Toy Drive

Help bring holiday joy to SEI's youth and families by bringing an unwrapped new toy or item to the SEI Center between November 25h thru December 21st. The youth who receive these gifts will truly be encouraged this holiday season!

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Shop Amazon Smile
Dec
7
to Dec 25

Shop Amazon Smile

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Support SEI while you shop this holiday season!

By doing your online shopping for gifts and holiday essentials on Amazon Smile, you can get on top of your holiday to-dos while supporting youth and families through SEI all at once!

AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice.

for more information and to get started, visit... smile.amazon.com

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6th Annual Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party
Jan
23
6:30 PM18:30

6th Annual Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party

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We are excited to announce the 2019 Sneak Peek Charity Preview Party presented by Audi of Beaverton will be happening this year on Wednesday, January 23rd!

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Tickets are $100 and with a ticket purchase, you automatically get entered into a raffle to win the new 2018 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron® in Nano Gray Metallic. The etron Singleframe® grille with integrated charging port and an exterior appearance with unique front/rear fascia adds just the right amount of style.. 

Interested in purchasing tickets?

  • Step 1: Click “Purchase A Ticket”

  • Step 2: Select your ticket amount and press “Checkout”

  • Step 3: Input your contact and payment info

  • Step 4: Select “Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI)” as your preferred charity

  • Step 5: Click “Place Your Order”

  • You’re Done!

Purchasing 2 or more tickets for a group? Click below for bundled tickets.

 
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Junction Ave - A Black Owned Business Pop-up
Feb
2
2:00 PM14:00

Junction Ave - A Black Owned Business Pop-up

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Self Enhancement, Inc. presents our second annual Junction Ave - A Black Owned Business Pop-up. Join us as we kick off Black History Month with a special Black Owned Business market here at The Center for Self Enhancement.

If you are interested in having your business participate, please register below.

Register
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2019 Soul of the City Gala
Sep
14
5:30 PM17:30

2019 Soul of the City Gala

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This year, our annual gala, Soul of the City, will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019. The night will include a cocktail hour hosted by a surprise celebrity guest, silent and live auction, student experience tour, special dinner, live entertainment, and an after-party. During the event, guests will have an opportunity to learn about the incredible impact Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI) has made on thousands of youth and families within the community with the support of many individuals.

Please continue to check back for more details.

For sponsorship inquiries, contact us below.

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Thanks + Giving
Nov
27
5:30 PM17:30

Thanks + Giving

Kick off #GivingTuesday with us at Thanks+Giving!

The holiday season is fast approaching and we invite you to kick it off with us on Giving Tuesday! Did you know the Tuesday following Thanksgiving is recognized as a global day of giving back?

This Giving Tuesday, join us at Thanks + Giving. Thanks + Giving is a benefit hosted by Pavelcomm to support Self Enhancement, Inc. Enjoy an evening of hor d’oeuvres, wine and entertainment. Be inspired by SEI student miracle stories, achievement and legacy!

Please help spread the joy by bringing a donation or gift card of any amount to support SEI youth and families. Those who give $150 or more will be entered in a drawing for the chance to win an Aaron Rodgers signed jersey!

Please RSVP by November 23rd

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Thanksgiving Basket Drive
Nov
1
to Nov 16

Thanksgiving Basket Drive

Self Enhancement, Inc. (SEI) has successfully served families in the City of Portland during the holidays for nearly 38 years. One of the many ways we serve our families is by providing dinner baskets for families in need. With the help of partners, SEI’s goal is to serve food to 400 families for Thanksgiving this year. Please join us in this effort, by giving towards our Thanksgiving baskets and help to make miracles for families during this holiday season.

Each food basket contains the following items:

• (1) Turkey
• (2) Boxes of Stuffing Mix
• (1) Pack of Brown Gravy
• (1) Pound of Butter
• (2) Cans of Chicken Broth
• (2) Pack of Macaroni & Cheese • (1) Bag of Potatoes
• (2) Cans of Condense Milk
• (4) Cans of Vegetables
• (1) Large Package of Dinner Rolls
• (1) Box of Yellow Cake Mix
• (1) Container of Chocolate Frosting • (1) Cranberry Sauce

Each food basket is approximately $40.00 per family (a total of $16,000). These food baskets will provide SEI families with a chance to enjoy the holiday without worrying about where their next meal will come from. The need is so great and your support will enable SEI to expand our reach to impact more of the community.

If you are able to give any of the items listed above or would like to make a cash donation for the purchase of these items, please contact Development@selfenhancement.org, or call 503-249-1721.

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DeRay Mckesson: On the Other Side of Freedom Book Tour
Sep
20
7:30 PM19:30

DeRay Mckesson: On the Other Side of Freedom Book Tour

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH LITERARY ARTS AND POWELL'S BOOKS

Join DeRay Mckesson – the internationally recognized civil rights leader and host of the podcast Pod Save the People – for a timely conversation on culture, social justice, and politics. Drawing from his own experiences as an organizer, educator, and public official, DeRay will explore the issues of the day and discuss the subtle structures and inherent biases that impact our communities. The conversation will also examine the core themes of DeRay’s upcoming first book, ON THE OTHER SIDE OF FREEDOM: The Case for Hope, a meditation on resistance, justice, and freedom, and an intimate portrait of the Black Lives Matter movement from the front lines. DeRay will be joined by special guests in each market for a live, no-holds-barred conversation about inclusion, community, and progress designed to empower a new generation of leaders. Every ticket includes a copy of ON THE OTHER SIDE OF FREEDOM by DeRay Mckesson (a $25 value).

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Mississippi Giving Tuesday Campaign
May
22
9:00 AM09:00

Mississippi Giving Tuesday Campaign

Please join us for our 5th annual Mississippi Giving Tuesday event on May 22nd to Eat, Drink & Shop at one or several of the participating Mississippi businesses.  10% percent of the proceeds will benefit SEI!  

You are also invited to join us at The 1905 located at 830 N. Shaver St. 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. for mission moments and SEI student performances.  Invite your friends, family and co-workers. Hope to see you there!

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