Marketing & Communications Manager
Phone: 503-239-8101 Fax: 503-239-8106
424 NE 22nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97232
June 22, 2016: Albertina Kerr Announces New Board Members
May 18, 2016: Mayor Elect Ted Wheeler To Speak At Albertina Kerr's Community Promise Dedication Ceremony
May 17, 2016: Albertina Kerr Receives $150,000 Grant from FamilyCare Health
May 10, 2016: Albertina Kerr Announces Community Promise Dedication Ceremony
A celebratory harvest festival with pumpkin carving, music and fun highlights Port City's new ProjectGrow Farm and brings the community together on October 19, 2013.
Albertina Kerr's namesake and history are profiled in this story about Volunteer-run Albertina's Restaurant and Chef Greg Priest on June 4, 2013.
President & CEO Chris Krenk Featured in Portland Business Journal
Albertina Kerr President & CEO Chris Krenk, MSW, comments on the need to support mental health services in the wake of the tragedy at Clackamas Town Center on December 11, 2012. Read the article.
Albertina Kerr Employees Honored for Their “Works of Heart”
Each year, the Oregon Rehabilitation Association (ORA) presents the “Works of Heart” award to extraordinary direct support professionals working with people who have developmental disabilities throughout the state. Three Albertina Kerr employees were recognized in 2011 for their exceptional work. Find out who the recipients were and read more about their stories here.
Oregon Lawmakers Struggle to Advert Cuts to Developmental Disabilities Services
Jeanne Farr, Albertina Kerr's Senior Vice President of Developmental Disabilities Services was featured in The Oregonian's Oregon Live article highlighting the possible threat of budget cuts to programs that support people with developmental disabilities. Albertina Kerr provides essential services to Oregonians with developmental disabilities who would be affected by these program cuts. Learn more about how you can help advocate for people with developemental disabilities.
Kerr Bikes in Disney Family Fun
Kerr Bikes, located on the Portland waterfront, was featured as an everyday fun outing in the April 2011 issue of Disney Family Fun magazine. All proceeds of Kerr Bikes benefit Albertina Kerr. Read the article.
Portlandfoodanddrink.com, PDX Eater and OregonLive.com announced the Earth Day Dinner hosted at Albertina's Restaurant on April 21, 2011. Proceeds benefit Albertina Kerr and Chefs Collaborative. Learn more about Albertina's Restaurant and Shops.
The Portland Business Journal announced Albertina Kerr's lease of a new office building in Cascade Station in March 2011. Read the article.
The Sherwood Gazette featured three students from Horizon Christian Elementary who organized a coat, book and stuffed animal drive at their school for children in Kerr's foster care programs in February 2011. Read the article.
Former Foundation Trustee Jonathan Ater Honored for Public Service
The February/March issue of the Oregon State Bar Bulletin featured an article about former Albertina Kerr Foundation Trustee Jonathan Ater's work advocating for mental health. Read the article.
Carnival Event Raises $216K For Charity
Fox 12 Oregon recapped Albertina Kerr's annual Spotlight Kerr gala and auction. The event on Feb. 18 raised $216,000 for Kerr's vital community programs and services. The event was also featured in Oregon Live's Scene and Heard.
PSU Athletes Make Valentine's for Kerr
Members of Portland State University's women's soccer and women's basketball teams helped make special Valentine's Day cards for the children, teens and adults served by Albertina Kerr in the community. Watch the video.
KATU Channel 2 morning show AM Northwest featured an interview with Albertina Kerr's Chris Krenk on Monday, December 20. Watch the video.
KGW TV Channel 8
Look for Albertina's Restaurant and a quote from Chief Development Officer Jodi Lippert in KGW TV Channel 8's story on holiday giving that aired at 5, 6 and 7 p.m. on December 16. Watch the video.
Albertina's Restaurant and Shops was featured on the front page of the December 2010 issue of the Hollywood Star News as one of the area's local businesses that support the community. Read the article.
Albertina's Restaurant and Shops was featured in Neighborhood Notes' "Gifts that Give Back Guide: A Guide to Supporting Local Non-Profits this Holiday Season" on Dec. 8, 2010. Read the article.
Albertina Kerr President & CEO Chris Krenk with author and actress Victoria Rowell talked about the need for foster care support in Oregon on KOIN-TV's Studio 6 on Oct. 27, 2010. Watch the video.