For those who have not yet seen this, here is a letter from Suzan Huntington following this year’s event: 

Thank you for supporting the 2018 Crab & Rib Dinner presented by Hasson Company Realtors and hosted by the Cypress Branch Auxiliary of Boys & Girls Aid.

Together, we made a great impact for children living in foster care! Thank you for standing up to make a difference for children!

 I am honored to announce that this year’s Crab & Rib Dinner raised $56,570! I am humbled by the generosity of this community – thank you for your commitment to the children served at Boys & Girls Aid.

 A special thank you to our sponsors: Pahlisch Homes, Polygon Homes, Jay Puppo State Farm Insurance and Wilsonville Subaru for their commitment to children in our community.

 The Crab & Rib Dinner us successful due to the talents, commitment and leadership of our dedicated event co-chairs: Kim McCauley, Anne Shevlin, Elaine Swyt and our amazing Cypress Branch membership. All combined, these wonderfully gifted volunteers all had a hand in the evening’s success.

 If you’d like to learn more about the work of Boys & Girls Aid, please visit our website at

 If you’d like to become a Cypress Branch member, please visit the membership website at

 On behalf of the children served by Boys & Girls Aid, thank you for your support, generosity and commitment. We are grateful to have your dedication to our work and to the community.

 With gratitude,


Dr. Suzan Huntington | President & CEO

018 SW Boundary Ct. | Portland, OR  97239-3939

Direct 503.542.2304 | Mobile 503.435.7791 |