Announcement: Pastor Taylor to Receive Unsung Heroine Award!

Pastor Marcia L. Taylor, Executive Director of The Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation of Oregon, has been chosen by the Allen Temple C.M.E Church to receive the Unsung Heroine Award in recognition of her service for Children and Youth Advocacy!

Pastor Taylor will receive the award during a ceremony and fundraiser luncheon to take place on Saturday April 29, 2023 at 1:30PM at the Allen Temple C.M.E Church, 4236 NE 8th Avenue in Portland, Oregon 97211.

This fundraiser event will help with the continued cost of rebuilding the church after the 2015 fire.

Tickets to the luncheon are $25 per adult, and $12 for children 11 and under.

Tickets should be purchased in advance by either cash app ($Allentemplecme) or by check made out to Allen Temple CME Church with the information: “Unsung Hero” in the memo section. Please contact Rev. Rhonda Smith at or Regina Green at for ticket information.

The Unsung Hero/Heroine Award acknowledges individuals and organizations helping the under-served communities of Portland.