September 22, 2016

Arnerich Massena Named “Innovations in Philanthropy” Award Winner by Portland Business Journal

The Corporate Philanthropy Awards presented by the Portland Business Journal are a “celebration of corporate giving and innovation.” We are proud to announce that Arnerich Massena has been awarded the prestigious “Innovations in Philanthropy” Award for our I AM Learning Partnership. The award will be presented at the upcoming Corporate Philanthropy Awards 2016 on October 14.

The I AM Learning Partnership is in its 21st year of providing direct education support and mentorship to assist underperforming students meet state benchmarks in literacy and math. To learn more about the exceptional work the I AM Learning Partnership is doing, visit

We are so grateful to everyone who has made the I AM Learning Partnership program over these many years. A huge thank you to Tony and Christine Arnerich, who founded and oversee the I AM Learning Partnership, to Kate DeGraw and Marisa Izzard, who coordinate the programs, to Irvington Elementary School staff and teachers, and to all of the employees who volunteer their time working with children.

“This is a joyous program that intersects the nonprofits in our region and the corporations who support them,” notes the Business Journal. What a wonderful honor, and a great way to spread the message of the importance of business in partnership with community. To read more about the 2016 Corporate Philanthropy Awards, visit

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