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2022 Recipient of the following award from the Portland Business Journal

2022 Recipient of the following award from the Portland Business Journal

  • Small Company Category: Corporate Philanthropy Award

The 2022 Corporate Philanthropy Award was issued by the Portland Business Journal (PBJ). 119 companies submitted information to PBJ about their corporate philanthropy and 40 companies receive an award for being a top 10 company in their size category. The sole ranking criterion for the award was cash contributions to public-benefit nonprofit organizations based in Oregon or Clark County, Washington in fiscal or calendar 2021 as reported by the companies. Companies were classified into four size categories based on companywide revenue in 2021. Bridgetown Wealth Management was in the small company category and paid no fee to participate. The award may not be representative of any future contributions by Bridgetown Wealth Management (BWM). For more information contact BWM at 503-280-7155.

2019 Recipient of the following two awards from the Portland Business Journal

2019 Recipient of the following two awards from the Portland Business Journal

  • Small Company Category: Corporate Philanthropy Award
  • Innovation in Corporate Philanthropy Award

The 2019 Corporate Philanthropy Award was issued by the Portland Business Journal (PBJ). 138 companies submitted information to PBJ about their corporate philanthropy and 40 companies receive an award for being a top 10 company in their size category. The sole ranking criterion for the award was cash contributions to public-benefit nonprofit organizations based in Oregon or Clark County, Washington in fiscal or calendar 2018 as reported by the companies. Companies were classified into four size categories based on companywide revenue in 2018. Bridgetown Wealth Management was in the small company category and paid no fee to participate. The award may not be representative of any future contributions by Bridgetown Wealth Management (BWM). For more information contact BWM at 503-280-7155.

All Hands Raised

All Hands Raised

Since 1994 All Hands Raised has advocated for excellent and equitable education for all students.

Our work is guided by the core value that all children and youth can be successful and contribute to thriving communities. 

As a member of the Board of Directors, Cole Mills, CFP® strongly believes in this organization's mission.  Check out a review of the 2019 Party with a Purpose, from the May, 2019 edition of Portland Monthly Magazine online. You might recognize a few faces in photo 6 of 11!

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TIPNW

TIPNW

TIP is a group of specially trained volunteers who provide emotional aid and practical support and resources to victims of traumatic events and their families in the first few hours following a tragedy.

Volunteers are requested through the emergency response system at the request of police, fire, paramedics, hospitals, medical examiners, schools and businesses. TIP Volunteers support family and friends following suicides; natural or unexpected deaths; drownings; motor vehicle fatalities; victims of fires and crimes; witnesses to crimes and those affected by violence.

TIPNW currently has over 200 volunteers. Averaging 180 calls per month, TIP Volunteers respond immediately, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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All Hands Raised

Rotary

Rotary Club of Portland is an organization of local business and professional leaders dedicated to humanitarian service in everyday life, high ethical standards in business and professions, and promoting understanding and goodwill through community programs.

With 33,000 clubs and 1.2 million members throughout the world, Rotary has an extensive network of volunteers working locally, regionally, and internationally under the motto “Service Above Self”.

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ALSO

ALSO is one of Oregon’s nonprofit disability support services providers in the Portland Metro area, Deschutes County, Klamath County, Umatilla County, Josephine County, Jackson County and Harney County. Founded in 1997, we are committed to full community inclusion and independence for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We provide the best person-centered residential supported living services for individuals and families in their homes, workplaces, and communities. We provide employment opportunities and services to ensure that the people we support live the life of their choosing. We see ability, not disability. Our work is Heart Work.

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Portland Business Journal Thought Leader Forum: Nonprofits and workplace giving

In their annual review of workplace giving and the overall health and importance of philanthropy in the Portland metro area, the Portland Business Journal invited Cole Mills, CFP® to participate in the 2019 discussion.

Giving back to the community that many of our team members grew up in, and now call home, is paramount to our existence. By continuously evaluating the role we play within Portland, we hope to evolve with, and provide as much benefit to the city we all hold so dear.

The full discussion can be found in the link below.

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Cole Mills, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional, is a Financial Advisor offering Securities and Investment Advisory Services through LPL Financial., a Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC and a Federally Registered Investment Advisor.

Bridgetown Wealth Management is a name used by independent advisors associated with LPL Financial for marketing purposes.

This link is being used with the permission of the Portland Business Journal.  Waddell & Reed and LPL Financial is not affiliated with the Portland Business Journal, their employees, or any of the other entities or panelists involved. Waddell & Reed and LPL Financial is not responsible for unaffiliated third-party comments.  The content of the article is meant for educational purposes only and does not constitute a recommendation to take any particular course of action.  Please contact Cole Mills for additional information regarding any of the concepts he discussed.