“Grimm” has made Portland home for 7 years, hired around 1,000 people (80 percent of the crew have been local, and about 250 full time crew), spent a little over $55 million each year, and has helped many vendors and support businesses expand in equipment and employees, as well as showcase Portland’s varied locations. The show leaves behind a honed, skilled crew, and world class vendors and services. Last week, The Portland Buisness Journal took a look at all the angles on what the show has brought to Oregon – read more in the links below. Continue reading... ““Grimm” – Gone, But Not Forgotten. PBJ Sums Up 7 years and 6 Seasons”
Over the weekend, “Grimm” NBCUniversal, Comcast, and Nike brought together cast, crew and attendees for the final time, to raise money for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital Foundation. Within 3 hours, over $800,000 was raised from the gala’s auction of unique items, and props, from the show that has called Portland their home for 7 years and 6 seasons.
This means, to date the Grimmster Endowment has raised more than $1.4 million for the children and their families at Doernbecher. Continue reading... ““Grimm” Gala Raises Over $800K For Doernbecher’s At Final Gala”
Another successful Grimmster Foundation Gala, put on by NBC Comcast over the week end, raised $386,000 for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital from ticket sales and silent auction items. Continue reading... “Grimmster Foundation Raises $386,000 For Doernbecher Children’s Hospital”