The Jeremy Wilson Foundation 501(c)3 nonprofit is an all-volunteer musicians health and service organization.  Our mission is to support the hard working musicians of Oregon & Clark County, WA  through medical emergencies.

JWF Musicians’ Emergency Healthcare Fund is a program designed to assist individual musicians, or their dependents, when faced with a medical crisis. Artists receive financial assistance through 100% Tax Deductible Donations that friends, family, and fans make to JWF Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund.  We also provide important Social Worker Services that help identify additional state or federal assistance programs they may qualify for.

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      By contributing to our general fund you help sustain a vital safety net for musicians to turn to in times of medical crisis. We are an all-volunteer organization with your support going directly to help those that need it most. Make a 100% tax deductible* donation today.
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Upcoming events

  • 17 Nov 2018

    GRAM JAM III – A Tribute to Gram Parsons

    Sat Nov 17 @ 9 PM to Midnight The Laurelthirst, Portland Oregon, November 17th 2018 featuring Shorty and the Mustangs &…
  • 23 Nov 2018

    The Next Waltz – 7th Annual!

    The Next Waltz Nov 23, 2018 at 8:00 PM Nov 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM Nov 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM Minors…
  • 24 Nov 2018

    The Next Waltz – 7th Annual!

    The Next Waltz Nov 23, 2018 at 8:00 PM Nov 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM Nov 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM Minors…
  • 25 Nov 2018

    The Next Waltz – 7th Annual!

    The Next Waltz Nov 23, 2018 at 8:00 PM Nov 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM Nov 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM Minors…

News from our blog

Glenn Rubin Supports Musicians & Will Match Your Donation!

The Jeremy Wilson Foundation’s big fundraiser and musical tribute The Next Waltz starts it’s annual three show run Friday November 23rd at the Alberta Rose Theatre.  To kick off the fundraising component.  Glenn Rubin, who has attended all six previous years,  will be matching the first $1500.00 in donations raised. …...

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JWF Winter Fundraising Drive 2018: Become a Next Waltz Sponsor

This year for the first time the Major Sponsor level of $1500.00 will be included in our multimedia and online Winter Fundraising drive as a Matching Donor Challenge.  The winter fundraising drive kicks off at The Next  Waltz Nov 23, 24 and 25.  Then goes online Nov 27 for Giving…...

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Thank You Bob Dylan Birthday Bash Sponsors

Join us Sunday May 27th at Mississippi Studios for our annual night in tribute to Bobby Dylan.   Conceived and produced by musician Kory Quinn.   Get your tickets now. as it sells out every year.  100% of the proceeds benefit the JWF Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund.  BUY TICKETS We would like to…...

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Stretch Into The Light – In Memory of Doug Lindstrom

Stretch Into The Light by Steve Lockwood (Album)  DOWNLOAD HERE This body of music is dedicated to Doug Lindstrom.  A ray of light for so many. STRETCH INTO THE LIGHT released April 3, 2018 This music was written and recorded in Portland, OR by Steve Lockwood 2017-2018. Mastered by Nettlingham…...

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The Next Waltz – Live Stream Video Tonight at 8 pm

Tonight’s Next Waltz will be multi-camera-video-captured and live-streamed on the internet.  Video provided by Stumptown Bliss.  Please tell your fans, friends and family who missed out on getting tickets and those who live in other places about the live stream.  Here is the link to send them: The internet…...

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2017 Next Waltz Sponsors

The Next Waltz concert, fundraiser, and tribute is happening Nov 24, 25, and 26 at Alberta Rose Theatre The Jeremy Wilson Foundation would like to thank our 2017 supporting partners, major sponsors, logo sponsors and ‘Next Waltzer’ donors.  Together they are making this the biggest Next Waltz fundraiser to date! Thank…...

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Become a Next Waltz Sponsor – 100% Supports Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund

THE NEXT WALTZ 2017 – Become A Sponsor!  100% of your donation goes to JWF Musicians Emergency Healthcare Fund November Fri 24th, Sat 25th, Sun 26th The Alberta Rose Theatre Portland, Or  The Next Waltz is an All-Star lineup of Portland musicians who sing and play the music from The…...

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Happy birthday to Bob – from the treble clef

The annual Bob Dylan Birthday Bash started, as do many great traditions, with a spur-of-the-moment impulse. About four years ago, Kory Quinn was checking out the internet from a console at the Oregon City Library.  He noticed that Mississippi Studios had an open night, and it happened to be near…...

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JWF: a New Twist on Crowd Funding

The appeal of sites like GoFundMe is that you know exactly who’s getting your donation. Through on-line journals and photos, you can follow the recipient’s journey, struggles and successes, whether or not you know each other in real life. But despite the benefits of these sites, they may not be…...

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Bill & Sue Svendsen: Good ears, great hearts

Bill Svendsen loves music and musicians and making a difference.  That’s why he chairs the Jeremy Wilson Foundation.  But it took Bill awhile before music and support for the arts became his primary focus. While their children were growing up, Bill and his wife Sue spent much of their time…...

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