Letters from Readers – Dec. 19, 2018

To the Editor: 

Google Oregon’s top attributes and, along with the great outdoors, audacious beer and green living, you’ll find our famous quality of life. One of our best-kept secrets is how the Oregon Cultural Trust protects that quality of life. 

As uniquely Oregonian as public beaches and the bottle bill, the Oregon Cultural Trust was established in 2001 to support art, heritage, history and humanities – which together define our cultural character. 

The Cultural Trust empowers Oregonians to double the impact of their cultural giving at no additional cost to them.

Here’s how it works: Make a donation to one or more of Oregon’s 1,400-plus cultural nonprofits, then make a matching gift to the Cultural Trust by Dec. 31. (See the list of nonprofits at culturaltrust.org . . .