Partner Stories

A Life’s Work: How One Health Insurance Agent Helps the Community

Diane Faligowski is always working. As the owner of the full-service health insurance agency Health Plans in Oregon, she receives over a hundred phone calls every day of the week. The majority come from referring clinics, carriers, community partners such as Project Access NOW, and her low-income clients whom she and her agents enroll in the Marketplace, Medicare, and other…
Peter Korchnak
December 13, 2018
Programs

“What If…”: A Vision of Network of Networks

As they try to get their life together and move forward, the most vulnerable people in our community have to jump through multiple hoops to provide for their families. In every sector—food, healthcare, housing, justice, schooling, transportation—they deal with a different case manager and separate sets of rules and regulations. In other words, the people who need the most support…
Peter Korchnak
September 14, 2018
Programs

Case Study Highlights How We Ensure Safe Hospital Discharges

The Center for Health Care Strategies, an organization which "advances innovations for healthcare delivery for low-income Americans," earlier this month highlighted our C3 Community Assistance Program in the case study titled "Project Access NOW’s C3 Community Assistance Program: Ensuring Safe Discharge from the Hospital." The case study is part of their and Nonprofit Finance Fund's project Advancing Community-Based Organization and…
Peter Korchnak
August 16, 2018
Events

Remembering the 2018 Gala “La La Land’

Our 2018 Gala "La La Land," a night of fun fundraising inspired by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood's Golden Age took place last Saturday, April 21 at the Exchange Ballroom. Thanks for making our fundraising gala a huge success! We are grateful to Providence Health & Services and Providence Health Plan, our presenting sponsors, and to Pam Mariea-Nason and…
Peter Korchnak
May 14, 2018
Events

Remembering the 2017 Fundraising Gala “Mix It Up: Havana Nights”

Mix It Up 2017: Havana Nights took place on Saturday, March 4, at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront—and it was awesome! We raised money to support our work, made many of friends, danced to every song, and celebrated our 10th Anniversary in style. Thanks to Soulyavanh Beisel (who took the all these lovely pictures), our partners, sponsors, and supporters, the…
Peter Korchnak
April 17, 2017
Update

Statement of Solidarity with Immigrant Communities

The mission of Project Access NOW is to improve our communities' health by creating access to care and services for those most in need. Recent actions have clearly placed immigrant communities among those most in need, both in our region and across the country. At Project Access NOW, we are immigrants, we are the children of immigrants, and we are…
Peter Korchnak
March 20, 2017
Events

Remembering the 2016 Fundraising Gala “Mix It Up”

Project Access NOW's big annual fundraising event, Mix It Up 2016, was a big success and raised over $50,000 to support our work to provide access to care and services for those most in need. As you can  see from Soulayvanh's pictures, a ton of fun. Thanks to all our guests, sponsors, clients, staff, volunteers, and everyone else who helped…
Derrick
March 22, 2016
Events

Welcome to Our New Office

Our September 30 New Office Open House was a blast! Thanks so much to our amazing Board member Dianne Danowski Smith for volunteering to redecorate our great room, to David O'Connor for taking pictures, and to all our supporters, partners, staff, volunteers, and friends who helped us warm our new space and celebrate the launch of our new website. As…
Peter Korchnak
October 6, 2015
Events

Remembering the 2015 Gala “Mix It Up”

Mix It Up 2015 was one of our most successful fundraising events yet. It was also a ton of fun! Thanks to all of you who joined us at the Melody Ballroom for a speakeasy-inspired night of dinner, drinks, and dancing. Our clients and our community partners thank you for your support.
Peter Korchnak
May 15, 2015