Charity Partners

The Classic Wines Auction supports the good work of Oregon and Washington non-profit organizations by providing funds to pre-selected entities benefiting children and families. The Classic Wines Auction partners with organizations with the following characteristics: mission compatibility, effective organizational management, sound financial practices, Board-led fundraising, sustainability, and a solid volunteer network. Participation is by invitation only. Classic Wines Auction does not have any available openings for new charity partners for 2015 events.

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The 2015 beneficiaries are:


Metropolitan Family Service, which helps people move beyond the limitations of poverty, inequity and social isolation.



New Avenues for Youth, which helps homeless youth overcome tragic childhoods, exit the streets, and become productive members of our community.




Friends of the Children – Portland, a mentoring program providing at-risk children with sustained adult role models.


YWCA Clark County, offering life-changing services for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and homelessness.

Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel, one of Oregon’s largest providers of pediatric inpatient and trauma services, providing excellent care to infants, children and teens in Portland and the Northwest.

Over the past several years, the Classic Wines Auction has also supported the following children's charities: Trillium Family Services, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oregon and Southwest Washington, SMART® (Start Making A Reader Today), The Boys and Girls Aid Society of Oregon, The Christie School and Tuality Healthcare (dba ¡Salud!).