Oregon Symphony CommuniCare Arts Experience

The Music of Michael Jackson by The Oregon Symphony

CommuniCare’s second Arts Experience will be Thursday, November 9th, sponsored by The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation, students will attend The Oregon Symphony’s presentation of The Music of Michael Jackson at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall. 35 students, teachers and family members from Open School East, Franklin High School and Lake Oswego High School will attend a question and … Read More

Kickoff of CommuniCare Arts Experience

CommuniCare 2017 Students

The very first CommuniCare Arts Experience will kick off Thursday, November 2. This will be the first of many field trips, sponsored by The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation, working towards building community between participating CommuniCare schools. Kristen Engfors-Boess, CommuniCare Coordinator, notes, “By offering students meaningful arts experiences, we can help expand their understanding of what a community needs to be … Read More

CommuniCare Honored with Innovation in Philanthropy Award

This year the CommuniCare program was honored to receive Portland Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Award – Innovation in Philanthropy 2017. The Harold & Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation developed the Communicare program more than 20 years ago empowering high school students to make tangible impacts while encouraging engagement and investment throughout their community. Giving students the power of philanthropy. “The CommuniCare program … Read More

Coming Soon: CommuniCare Arts Experiences!

It is important for our young leaders to be able to engage in the social, cultural, and artistic pillars of our community and, as a special way of saying thank you, we will be offering CommuniCare students the opportunity to go to the Oregon Symphony, the Oregon Ballet Theater, the Portland Art Museum, Portland Center Stage and the Portland Opera. … Read More

Teens reach out to community with student-led foundation

Teens reach out to community with student-led foundation Kathy Aney, writer for the East Oregonian, reports on how Pendleton High School students became fundraisers and philanthropists as part of CommuniCare, a program of the Harold and Arlene Schnitzer CARE Foundation. Members of the CommuniCare Club at PHS first raised money, then that money was matched by the CARE Foundation several … Read More