Built On Community Collaboration

BBFK is leading the initiative in community collaboration which is made up of members of the business, non-profit and public sectors working together to permanently end booklessness in our community this year. Our organization is built upon collaboration with a variety of local nonprofit and social venture organizations, who share our interest in helping children learn to read and succeed. Members of the collaborative process include the following organizations:

  • Mark Van Ness- Philanthropist & Founder
  • Better World Books
  • Oregon Community Foundation
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Oregon Pediatric Society
  • Salem Keizer Education Foundation
  • Children╩╝s Book Bank
  • Bridgeport Village -Center Cal Properties
  • Javelin Logistics
  • Friends of the Children
  • SVPP- Social Venture Partners Portland
  • School House Supplies
  • Fred Meyer
  • Multnomah County Library
  • Oregon Food Bank
  • City of Portland
  • Portland Public Schools
  • Knowledge Universe
  • Sperry Van Ness
  • Weiden + Kennedy
  • Pact Trust
  • McDonald╩╝s of Oregon and SW Washington
  • Golden State Foods