Celebrating Success: Lloyd EcoDistrict’s Inaugural Give!Guide Journey

Reflecting on the incredible journey from this past (and our first!) Give!Guide season, I’m overwhelmed by the immense support and generosity that has propelled Lloyd EcoDistrict towards achieving an astounding 89% of our goal in our first endeavor at individual giving. With $4,435 raised through 142 donations, we’ve seen our community come together in a way…

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Meet Our Give!Guide Partners!

Kristin here, bringing you our weekly update! As we gather this week around the theme of gratitude and togetherness, I want to give a heartfelt shoutout to our fantastic partners who are adding extra sparkle to our campaign. Their generosity and your ongoing support are the lifeblood of what we do. Together, we make a…

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A Peek Behind The Curtain

A peek behind the curtain while you donate and win on today’s Big Give Day!   Hey there! It’s Kristin Leiber, your friendly neighborhood Lloyd EcoDistrict enthusiast. Have you ever wondered what our week looks like in the world of community building and sustainability? First, we’ve been brainstorming with Key Bank on a financial wellness and…

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Big Give Day – Win an E-Bike!

Hi Friends, Warm greetings to all on this beautiful Wednesday! Today, I’m sharing two accomplishments from last year that we’re very proud of (and highlighting the type of work we’re here for in Lloyd!).  It’s a tale of community spirit and collective action, of how, together, we’re weaving a vibrant tapestry of sustainability and connection.…

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Sustainability and Climate Commission

Portland has a history of intertwining urban planning and sustainability, previously under the umbrella of the Planning and Sustainability Commission (PSC). Today, recognizing the growing complexity and urgency of both areas, a pivotal shift is underway to create two separate entities: the existing Planning Commission and a new, forthcoming Sustainability and Climate Commission (SCC). The…

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Taking a Page from the Moda Center Playbook

Hey there, Lloyd lovers! Sustainability work can feel heavy. It’s important to communicate and celebrate wins, especially in our own backyards! I’ve got a great case study from our neighbors at the Moda Center that could shake up how we all think about waste. The Portland Trail Blazers, backed by Bold Reuse, launched a reusable food ware program…

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Black History Month at Lloyd EcoDistrict

Black History Month serves as a chance to celebrate the contributions of the Black community, both throughout history and today. At Lloyd EcoDistrict, we want to uplift the legacy of several notable Black community members with history in Lloyd, like Louisa Flowers, an early activist and civic leader, and Keaton Otis, a young man fatally shot by police…

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Message from Kristin Leiber, Our New Executive Director

Hello, Portland! It’s good to be here.  What an honor it is to greet you and introduce myself as the new Executive Director for Lloyd EcoDistrict! It is an incredible opportunity that speaks to my passions, skills, and desire to bring communities together in a sustainable way.  As a bit of background, my husband and…

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