Get Involved

Why JA?

You have an opportunity to make an impact that will last for a lifetime. Every single student needs this critical education, especially those from low income backgrounds who might not otherwise receive these critical skills needed to succeed in work and life. We want to reach more of these students! We want to empower them to succeed, thrive and create a secure future for themselves and their families.

Consider joining us in this mission to empower the future generation. We depend on individuals, foundations and businesses from the community — just like you! — to support our students.

 

WAYS TO GET INVOLVED

INDIVIDUALS        COMPANIES/ORGS

EDUCATORS        PARENTS/STUDENTS        ALUMNI

 

Volunteer

We need your help to empower students to succeed. Your participation helps us bring the JA experience to more schools and students in our community. Volunteers play a key role in bringing Junior Achievement to life. By sharing your professional experiences and skills with students from your community, you help them make the connection between what they are learning in school and what they will need to succeed in work and life.

Donate

We need your help to meet the growing demand for our programs. Junior Achievement relies on individual, corporate and foundation gifts to advance its mission and programs. All donations are utilized to provide programs to students in local school communities.

Event Sponsorship

Take a look at JA’s signature events and learn how your business can help JA, and gain some exposure through participation and sponsorship opportunities.

Event Participation

Like to bowl? Get a team together and participate in our annual JA Bowl-a-Thon. Or fuel your competitive spirit at a JA Golf Tournament. With several events throughout the year, you have multiple opportunities to support JA.

Contact Barbara Smith at bsmith@ja-pdx.org or 503-238-6430 for more information about event sponsorships and participation.