Restaurateurs in Portland, Oregon are banding together to raise funds and collect donations on behalf of Hurricane Harvey victims. Here are some of the events that have been and are being held to help those in need:
Through Sept. 3, the Austin-style taco shop’s locations donated all of its sales from its taco and drink specials. The proceeds went to the American Red Cross and the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund.
Le Pigeon and the Little Bird Bistro
The French-Northwest themed restaurants donated 5 percent of their Aug. 31 sales to the United Way of Greater Houston, in an effort to help with Harvey relief efforts.
The restaurant said it raised more than $4,000 on behalf of the hurricane victims. Starting Sept. 1 through sell out, Texas-born owner Melissa McMillan gave 100 percent of sales from her Texas Barbecue Cheeseburgers. The money went to the Houston Food Bank. Each burger, plus two sides, is $12 each.
The Country Cat Dinnerhouse & Bar
Owners Adam and Jackie Sappington, along with the Little Green Pickle’s Carrie Welch, organized a Sept. 8 fundraiser featuring participation from 24 restaurants.
Throughout the month of September, Lardo will donate all proceeds from its sandwich sales to the Houston Food Bank.
Gladstone Street Pizza
The pizzeria donated a portion of its sales during the first week of September to “those affected by Hurricane Harvey.”