Events 2018-01-11T17:25:06+00:00


Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare offers a variety of community-focused events to support our programs and services. Our events are wonderful opportunities to engage with Cascadia and other community members who share in our goal to improve the quality of life for all Oregonians.

We invite you to join us for special community-centered events, lectures, tours, partner events, networking receptions, our annual Bridging a Culture of Caring Gala, HEART reception, and other donor recognition receptions.

Upcoming Events

A Culture of Caring Gala 2018

April 5, 2018

An annual benefit for Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare hosted at Peter Corvallis Productions Warehouse.

Join us for Cascadia’s second annual Gala  to support whole health services and affordable housing solutions in Portland.

Sponsorships/tables and tickets reserve online at:

Contact us at 503.963.7799

Leadership Committee
Kellie VavRosky – Chair | Cupid Alexander – MC

Beth Barker • Jon Betlinski • Becca Biggs • Mary Bradshaw • Deniz Tasdemir Conger
Kristen Connor • Chris D’Arcy • Jeffrey Eisen • Joni Hartmann • Kat Hendrix
Janice Jacobs • Joan Jasper • Maggie Jonsson • Kalindi Kapadia • Teri Karren-Keith
Angela Kremer • Chiki Nussbaumer • Bobbie Regan • Sabina Trnjanin • Derald Walker • Alexandra Young

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities, download our PDF.

February 7, 2018
The Evergreen PDX, 618 SE Alder St., Portland

heart generates awareness of our shared goal to improve access to mental health care for all women while creating a circle of artists, storytellers, and supporters addressing issues of health, healing, and hope as they impact women’s lives.

Make your reservation today for heart, a special Cascadia hosted event.

Space is limited, kindly RSVP by February 1, 2018.

RSVP required for attendance
Tickets $40

for more information: or 503.927.0630
valet graciously provided

Cascadia capital campaign donors, prospective supporters and community members sign up for a:

Hard Hat Construction Preview Tour of the Garlington Campus
4pm to 5pm Thursdays at the Garlington Campus…

2017: December 7, 14
2018: January 11, 18, 25; February 8, 15, 22 or March 1

Tours begin promptly at 4pm.
Wear closed-toe shoes.

Tours are limited in size, kindly RSVP early to:

Community Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration of the Garlington Campus is scheduled for May 4, 2018.

Thank you Portland for Bridging a Culture of Caring!

With our heartfelt gratitude, we thank our 360 Gala guests whose generosity made it possible to set an exceptional record for our inaugural Gala – raising nearly $300,000. We are grateful for our sponsors, donors, guests, volunteers, and our community partners for joining us in our goal to open the new Garlington Health & Wellness Center in spring 2018.

Our Gala featured an incredible circle of Portland community members, supporters, volunteers, caregivers, artists and musicians who collectively Bridge a Culture of Caring throughout Portland. Thank you for creating a remarkable evening in support of mental health care, wellness and affordable housing for all!

We invite you to view photos of our 2017 Gala and hope it inspires you and your neighbors to join us in 2018 to further our goal in Bridging a Culture of Caring!

2017 Gala: Bridging a Culture of Caring

2017 Gala: Bridging a Culture of Caring


To our 2017 Gala Program hosts and artists:

Darrell Grant, Johnna Wells, Me2/, MYS and many more. THANK YOU TO OUR 2017 Bridging a Culture of Caring Honorees:
Drs. Ruth and Joseph Matarazzo

Arvie Smith

Reverend Dr. John and Mrs. Yvonne Garlington, Jr.