Save the Date! PCRI Announces 7th Annual Gala

Dancing with the Stars has been a big success, but this year we’re dancing without the competition. Join us on Saturday, May 5, 2018, at PCRI Lounge, a new take on our annual gala. Enjoy a cocktail hour, dinner, auction, live music and entertainment at the PCRI Lounge gala event, once again at the Hilton…


Kali Thorne-Ladd | 2017 Gala Champion

Kali Thorne-Ladd and partner Alex Aillon’s Viennese Waltz earned them the championship trophy for the 2017 Dancing With the Stars Gala. Kali is the Executive Director and co-founder of KairosPDX, a non-profit organization focused on access to quality early learning opportunities for historically underserved children. She is also the Chair of Portland Community College’s Board…


2017 Gala | Dancers

PCRI’s sixth annual Dancing with the Stars Gala featured four prominent Portland community members (clockwise from top left): Carlos Banks, Tricia Tillman, Kali Thorne-Ladd and Paul van der Salm, each trained by and dancing with professionals from Fred Astaire Dance Studio. Read below for more information about the competing dancers: Carlos Banks Carlos Banks joined Portland Parks and…

2017 DWTS Dancers

Cupid Alexander | 2016 Gala Champion

PCRI’s 2016 Dancing with the Stars Portland gala was a dazzling success, thanks to generous sponsors and guests … and to the stars who performed with Fred Astaire Dance Studio’s professional dancers. Check out champions Cupid Alexander and Jessi Aillon performing a West Coast swing.


Join us for PCRI’s 8th Annual Benefit Gala!

Join us May 4, 2019 to connect, engage, and celebrate together as we invest in the future of stable, diverse and livable Portland neighborhoods. Get tickets HERE now.

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PCRI’s annual benefit gala aims to connect and engage community members as well as raise funds and expand PCRI’s efforts to meet Portland’s affordable housing needs.  Your support of the gala helps preserve existing rental homes, develop new affordable rental properties and homes for first-time homebuyers, and expand PCRI’s award-winning resident services programs.