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Philanthropy and nonprofits
Compare and contrast
October 2009
Thursday, October 01, 2009

Two important themes emerged in a comparison of the inaugural 100 Best Nonprofits survey and those from the 100 Best Company survey: The two groups of employees are very similar in the importance they place on what makes a great workplace, but their satisfaction levels with several key issues are very different.

Oregon Ballet Theatre dances around cash problems
High Five
Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Following its bailout this year, the nonprofit's money problems take another twist.

Business joins child-care effort
High Five
Friday, September 04, 2009

Nonprofits and private businesses in Seaside are working to make child care convenient.

Feeding Oregon
June 2009
Monday, June 01, 2009

ATSRachelBristolIn 1983, Oregon Food Bank CEO Rachel Bristol began her career battling hunger as an AmeriCorps volunteer, helping develop the state’s burgeoning food bank system. Now 26 years later, Bristol leads Oregon’s $50 million food bank network, whose 106 employees, 25,000 volunteers and 915 member agencies help feed more than 210,000 people every month with emergency food boxes, serve millions of emergency meals and help an additional 87,000 people through programs at daycares and senior centers. But Bristol isn’t satisfied with the 58 million pounds of food that moved through the statewide system last year, not while the number of people seeking emergency food is at record levels.

Mercy, mercy
High Five
Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Overhead is up at Mercy Corps, the Portland-based humanitarian group.

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