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Tue, Apr 30


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Art & Medicine Fair Raffle Tickets

Buy raffle tickets for our spring fundraiser and you just might win one of the amazing offerings below. You definitely will be supporting the Grief House! Tickets are just $10 per entry

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Art & Medicine Fair Raffle Tickets
Art & Medicine Fair Raffle Tickets

When & Where

Apr 30, 2024, 12:00 PM PDT – May 19, 2024, 11:59 PM PDT

Online Raffle



Raffle tickets are on sale starting now! Enter to win one of our many prizes listed below. You can choose a ticket (or more than one!) for an item you are particularly interested in and/or choose our general ticket to possibly win ANY of the prizes below. These healers and artists have donated all of these items and services to support the Grief House and we are very grateful!

For more details and photos click here!

1. Tattoo by Emi Stone @ Wonderland Tattoo - $500 value -

Emi will work in collaboration with you to create a tattoo that you love! This raffle prize gives you a $500 tattoo credit. Emi’s chair is at Wonderland Tattoo in Portland, Oregon where their goal is to provide quality tattoos in a welcoming and professional environment. You can expect Emi to blend art and creativity with modern safety standards!

2. Forest Bathing session led by Heather Dorfman, LMSW & ANFT Forest Therapy Guide - $160 value -

You and 3 of your special people are invited into the forest!  Forest Bathing is a deeply relational practice - one that offers time and space to reconnect with ourselves and with the more-than-human-world. Forest Bathing is for those with bodies, minds, hearts, and spirits that need tending. Date, time, and location to be determined between raffle winner and your Forest Therapy Guide.

3. Hand forged Knife by local artist Ryan Smith - $225 value -

Artist Ryan Smith is donating a hand forged knife, made to order to your specifications, to support the Grief House. This one-of-a-kind knife is hand forged from 1084 high carbon steel.

4. Energy Healing Session with Jojo Donovan - $110 value -

A grounding, relaxing space to support you in releasing what no longer serves and calling in what does—so that you can bring a bit more freedom and flow into your life. Using a blend of Reiki, Germanic runes, and intuitive guidance, the session will help nourish and replenish your body and spirit, with particular attention to tending the energetic impact of keeping your heart awake in a time of genocide and intersecting global crises. Held by priestess, writer, and intuitive healer Jojo Donovan (they/them), Seven Stones Tarot supports spiritual people on the left who are struggling with the stuckness, overwhelm, and grief that often come with caring about a world in crisis. Sessions can be virtual over Zoom or in person at the Portland Grief House. 

5. Energy Healing Session with Jin Sol - $111 value -

Jin Sol is a heart-led intuitive who specializes in space-holding & witnessing others in the fullness of their human experience. She is a visual storyteller, experience curator and grief doula. Her mission is to empower others to step into their unique self-expression, which requires vulnerability, authenticity and honesty. Learn how to tap into the frequency of pleasure and bliss, even during challenging times.

6. Hand crafted wood art by local artist Jan Stott - $160 value

Artist Jan Stott is donating a wooden art piece from a mixture of hard woods including maple, walnut, purple heart, padauk and cherry (similar to one shown here). Jan shares: “Every bit of spent material has a new life in it if you just look.” Thank you Jan for supporting the Grief House!!

7. Dreamwork Session (and a copy of her book Ask for Horses) with Tina Tau - $125 value -

Dreams are a royal road to a rich conversation with your own inner world. This session is a chance to explore and learn about dreams: how to work with them, how to recall them, how to use them to deepen your life experience. You will also receive a copy of Tina's book Ask for Horses: Memoir of a Dream-guided Life. This session could be held via zoom or at Portland Grief House and is led by dreamworker and author Tina Tau.

8. Somatic Exploration session with ara oshin - $168 value

ara oshin (they/them) is a multi-disciplinary artist and facilitator. ara creates in clay, fiber, photography, movement, shared experience, land relating and more. ara explores somatic integration and discovery at the conceptual edge between inner world and outer body. Ara offers a personalized exploration of the somatic sphere through guided awareness, movement and breath experiments, and artistic expression. Fostering a space for nourishment and self-discovery amidst the complexities of life and loss, ara's rooted presence and love for the somatic path accompany you with care and respect every step of the way as your unique experience arises. ara draws from an interconnected landscape of practices, and study including: Interpersonal Neurobiology, Internal Family Systems, The Feldenkrais Method, other somatic movement modalities, and earth relating and expression lifeways.

9. Dark Forest / Light Forest Creative Writing Workshop Spot (and a copy of their book The Mutable Colors & Names of Things) with Catie Hannigan - $217 value -

Catie Hannigan (they/she) is a poet, visual artist, and book maker. They have four published books, most recently, The Mutable Colors & Names of Things (2023), which explores their complicated grief after their dad's 2020 death. She has been awarded residencies, grants, and taught the IPRC's Poetry Certificate Program from (2018-2023). They have an MFA in Poetry (2017), a death doula certificate (2021), and are currently pursuing an MA in Art Therapy (2026). They are a current grief group volunteer at The Dougy Center and a hospice volunteer at Legacy Hospice, and hope to continue working in death/grief care as an art therapist post-graduation. She is currently offering a third iteration of her creative writing workshop, which focuses on grief/loss, in June 2024. 

10. Grief Care Bundle from friends of the Grief House - $225 value

This bundle features many items for you and your home and makes a lovely care package:

-Dolman top with cyanotype printed with a moon image and maidenhair fern by Kara crisp @a_crisp_doc

-2 ounces of Sister Crisper's Hand Made Healing Balm

-7 inch wide ceramic bowl by Santiago Fontenla @blood.moon.pottery

-Poetry collection, Prayer for Relief, by Krystle Mae Statler -

-Lightning Fire Cider from Wapato Island Farm -

-A set of 4 handmade candles made with beeswax from Oregon apiaries, the mother, the lovers, the decomposer, and the seed. And a pair of tapers made for creating sacred space in time by Hilary Rappaport, Grief House Resident


*Please specify which drawings you would like to enter by purchasing tickets for the particular items you hope to win or choose our general raffle ticket to be entered randomly into our raffle buckets. 

*Online ticket sales end on Saturday May 18 at 11:59pm. Tickets will also be available for purchase at the house on Saturday May 18 during our Fair. 

*Winners will be drawn and notified on Sunday May 19. 

*Please make sure you have provided your name, email and phone number.

*If you are not local, you may choose to enter the raffle - shipping of the items is at the cost of the winner

We can ship the knife, artwork, and the bundle. Sessions that can be held virtually are indicated in the description. 

*You must be able to travel to Portland, OR to redeem the other session prizes. 

If you would like to contribue to our fundraiser but do not wish to purchase a raffle ticket, please consider supporting the Grief House as a one-time or ongoing donor

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