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Volunteer Spotlight: Thank You Craig Hills

by Amy Bright A Man of Few Words and Many Good Deeds The year I first met Craig Hills was during our first BUILD Retreat, an industry event. I was representing the Northwest Society of Interior Designers (NWSID) and we had a $1,000 gift to donate to a deserving charity. After hearing ReFIT’s story; I […]

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Chown Block Party Recap

Congratulations to Chown Hardware for being a local, family-owned business for over 135 years! We helped them celebrate with a NW Block Party last week, where they unveiled their brand-new logo! We are ever-grateful to Chown for choosing ReFIT to be their charity of choice for the anniversary celebration. If you attended, thank you, too! If […]

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Falls Prevention Awareness: 5 Ways to Prevent a Fall

One common misconception about aging is that falling is a normal and expected part of the process. According to the National Council on Aging, “Falling is not a normal part of aging. Strength and balance exercises, managing your medications, having your vision checked and making your living environment safer are all steps you can take […]

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Give While you Grocery Shop

Did you know, you can help ReFIT just by doing your everyday grocery shopping? If you’re a local Portland area resident who does some or all of your shopping at a nearby Fred Meyer, then you’re already on your way to giving back to your community through the Community Rewards program. Fred Meyer is donating […]

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ReFIT Went Hollywood, and It Was a Huge Success!

First of all, we would like to offer up a huge thank you to everyone who attended our Night with the Stars of ReFIT Portland event at The Hollywood Theatre last week! The third annual event turned out to be the best we’ve ever had, and we raised over $11,500 for those in need. We couldn’t have done it […]

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Help Us Celebrate the Riordan Family’s New Bathroom with a Ribbon Cutting!

We’re celebrating the unveiling of a brand-new bathroom for the Riordan family this Saturday, February 22nd at 7924 North Albina Street and we hope you’ll join us! Here’s a bit of backstory on the family and what ReFIT and the amazing folks at  Hammer & Hand were able to accomplish for them together. From ReFIT Executive Director Laurey […]

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BUILD Retreat Benefits ReFIT!

This year’s BUILD retreat was a huge success, raising more funds for ReFIT than ever before! Now in its fifth year, the BUILD retreat continues to provide a powerful platform for sharing our ReFIT message and mission within our industry, and for gaining needed support for our projects.  This year, the most successful year yet, […]

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