Farallon in the Community

Donation Drive Stirs Competitive Spirits at Farallon
February 11, 2016
Farallon employees banded together in late November to support the United Way goal of alleviating poverty and food insecurity for children.  Farallon chose the theme “Keeping Families Stable” for the donation drive, which raised money for families in King County and communities local to our Washington, Oregon, and California offices. Farallon kicked off the donation drive with a volunteer...
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Farallon "Mussels" Up For Washington State Regional Stormwater Monitoring Program
October 29, 2015
An army of volunteers fanned out along Puget Sound over several nights this week to help anchor cages of live native Penn Cove mussels at the zero tide water line in support of the Washington State Regional Stormwater Monitoring Program.  The volunteer effort is being led by the Washington State Department of Ecology and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife to assess the ongoing...
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Farallon Receives Waste Prevention and Recycling Honor
July 24, 2015
Farallon has been honored by the King County Solid Waste Division as a Best Workplace for Waste Prevention and Recycling.  The significant impact made by the local businesses selected for their commitment to reducing waste sent to the landfill was acknowledged by King County Executive Dow Constantine:  “These companies deserve special recognition for demonstrating their ingenuity and commitment...
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Farallon and Duke Construction Volunteer with Woape in Sandy, Oregon
June 3, 2015
Woape (woh-ah-pay) is an educational youth program based in Sandy, Oregon that provides community- and occupation-based teaching resulting in spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical development and well-being.  Learning experiences take place in both indoor and outdoor classrooms, including a 2-acre community garden.  Program participants work in the garden throughout the summer, eventually...
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Farallon Oakland Goes Green
April 29, 2015
Farallon is pleased to announce that its Oakland, California office had been certified as a Green Business. The California Green Business Program requires certified businesses to demonstrate a commitment to recycling, energy and water conservation, and pollution prevention. This year, more than 2,800 California Green Businesses have saved 822,677 metric tons of CO2 and 124,312,888 gallons of...
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Let’s Stomp out Breast Cancer
January 26, 2015
For the second straight year, Farallon employees will join the Women in Environment Team to raise money and awareness by taking part in the national Tubbs Romp to Stomp Out Breast Cancer Snowshoe Series.  Over the previous 12 years, Romp to Stomp has raised more than $2.8 million for Susan G. Komen. Will Beth and Emerald wear pink tutus with their snowshoes? Check back in February to find out.
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Farallon Shares for the Holidays
January 9, 2015
Farallon cares for our communities, at the holidays and every day.  In the spirit of supporting our local communities Farallon donates to charities chosen by employees in all eight of our offices and by our clients in lieu of sending holiday cards. For example, our Portland office chose CASA, a group supporting foster children; our Oakland office supports the Alameda County Community Food Bank;...
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Farallon Employees Clean Up Issaquah Streets
December 22, 2014
Farallon employees hit the streets around its Issaquah, Washington office in August 2014 for the firm’s second Annual Road Cleanup. Approximately 45 pounds of litter and debris were picked up by the 16 Farallon volunteers who covered a mile-plus area over their lunch hour, tripling the amount collected last year. A highlight of this year’s event was the addition of a mascot, Ozzie the Golden. The...
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