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Note From a p:ear Supporter

A note from a p:ear supporter arrived last week: Hey Beth, I just wanted to tell you how marvelous we thought p:ear’s event was last evening. You get pretty jaded going to these events, but yours, every year, manages to distinguish itself, with a fun…

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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Gathering Around the Kitchen Table

The 2010 Cenus results are starting to come out and providing insight Portland’s neighborhoods, people and its future. Of particular interest to us at p:ear is the information on the city’s “food deserts,” areas that lack access to grocery stores with in a mile radius. The Oregonian has broken down that…

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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Oregon Non-profits & Civic Involvement

Oregon non-profits employ over 160,000 people or 12% of all private sector jobs in the state. And, over 33% of all Oregonians volunteer, which is one of the highest rates of civic engagement in the U.S.  Read about long-time p:ear volunteer Scrantz in the Oregonian’s profile….

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