I wanted to come to PAA but didn’t think I could. But I’m here now. I’ve had a lot of help, either from anonymous people or people I’ve met face to face and it means so much to me.
~ David Cruz

Welcome to Development

The Portland Adventist Academy development office is always buzzing with students, staff and alumni alike. In this office, relationships matter most.

You’ll find that we are always working on an exciting opportunity to help our community give to their favorite causes. Whether the event is an auction, banquet, scholarship brunch, community-wide service project, concert, alumni weekend, a golf tournament, a community block party or even a mission trip, it’s all about people caring and sharing.

We’re also the school story tellers. Our ears are always open for a heart-warming tale of hope and success. We consider it a joy to share the good news about Portland Adventist Academy!

Development News

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Over $100,000 Raised for Students!

November 12th, 2017|Comments Off on Over $100,000 Raised for Students!

Thank you to our generous and loving  community who came together to break the record in giving at our annual auction!
Together, you gave more than $103,000 to the Portland Adventist Academy Student Scholarship (PAASS), directly […]

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June 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Farewell

Portland Adventist Academy recently said goodbye to five incredible staff members. Each of their contributions at PAA have been a gift to our students and staff  and we are forever grateful for their dedicated service to […]

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How YOU can support PAA’s Food Revolution

December 8th, 2016|Comments Off on How YOU can support PAA’s Food Revolution

Hi! I’m Chef Stef and, as you may have heard, I’m trying to do something new and exciting for our students. As a culinary student, I did my internship with Chef Ann in Boulder, Colorado. She […]

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PAASS Provides Miracles

October 31st, 2016|Comments Off on PAASS Provides Miracles

“During the recession, we lost our home,” says Sharon*, mother of a Portland Adventist Academy student. “We had to move and my son Tim* had to attend new schools. It was hard on him. He […]