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Miracle Uzoekwe is presented with a scholarship award by Anne Mersereau, PGE VP, Human Resources, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at the 2020 live MLK Breakfast event.
By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 20 January 2022

The Skanner Foundation’s 36th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast was held Monday, January 17, 2022, as a virtual event out of caution for another surge in the COVID pandemic. Attendees included community members, local organizations, leaders and elected officials. 

Scholarships were awarded to an impressive group of 28 students. The scholarships were funded by MLK Breakfast sponsors University of Oregon, PGE, USDA Forest ServiceOregon Lottery, Prosper Portland, Kaiser Permanente, Safeway, Providence Health & Services, Metro, Multnomah County, PepsiCo, Chenoweth Law Group, Enterprise Holdings, Wells Fargo, Turner Construction, Pacific Power, the City of Portland, OACR - Oregon Alliance of Clinical Researchers and The Skanner Foundation.

View The Skanner Foundation’s 36th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast on YouTube @TheSkannerNews.

 

A special thank you to all of our sponsors.

Platinum Sponsors

RALI Oregon university oregon US Forest Service PGEoregon lotteryuniversity oregonProsper PortlandKaiser Permanente

Gold Sponsors

 providenceMetromultnomah county Pepsihome forward Hood to Coast

Silver Sponsors

WellsFargoturner constructionpacific powerenterprise holdingsCity of Portland 121x90 WellsFargoPCRIJessie F. Richardson Foundation  The Skanner Foundation

Special Grants

Howard S Wright

OH Logotype Stacked RGBThis program was made possible in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities (OH), a statewide nonprofit organization and an independent affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, which funds OH’s grant program.

NEH Preferred Seal Transparent820The Skanner Foundation’s 36th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast has been made possible in part by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Democracy demands wisdom.

 Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities

Table Sponsors:

African American Catholic Community of Oregon Oregon Health Authority, Office of Equity and Inclusion
AT&T Oregon Historical Society
Business Oregon Oregon Liquor & Cannabis Commission
Care Oregon PassinArt: A Theatre Company
Cascade Festival of African Films Portland Business Alliance
Colas Construction Portland Community College
Eli Lilly Portland Fire & Rescue
Heritage Bank Portland Trail Blazers
Howard S. Wright SAIF
MODA Health Self Enhancement Inc.
Multnomah County Board of Commissioners Tillamook County Creamery Association
Multnomah County Sheriff's Office Travel Portland
OHSU Trillium Family Service
OPB TriMet
Oregon Business and Industry  US Bank

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