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Portland getting first non-profit pub in U.S.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

The first non-profit pub in the U.S. is opening soon in Northeast Portland. It will be called the Oregon Public House.

Once it does, its owner said the pub could funnel as much as $10,000 dollars each month into local charities and community organizations.

"We've set ourselves up in a unique way to become the fundraising department for various local charitable organizations," said Ryan Saari, who came up with the ambitious idea for the pub.

Saari is hoping to open the pub debt-free. All of the construction materials are donated and the renovation work is being done by a group of volunteers. If the pub is able to open without any debt, the money it raises can go to charities right away.

Read more at KPHO.com.

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