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Philanthropy and nonprofits
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.

Q and A with Portland art maven Elizabeth Leach
January 2009
Thursday, January 01, 2009

In 1981, when Elizabeth Leach opened her gallery, there were only a handful of other art galleries in Portland’s Pearl District.

Food industry helps the hungry
December 2008
Monday, December 01, 2008

Job loss, higher food costs and lower wages are forcing more and more Oregonians to turn to food banks for help.


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