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NedWater is making a better world

  p:ear recently received a donation from NedWater, a local Portland company who donates 5 to 20% of their gross to non-profits. The company delivers by bike, has a “zero waste” policy, and is focused on helping out organizations like p:ear. Check out their website and blog for more…

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p:ear kids explore Forest Park with help from the BTA

  With help from BTA Bike + Walk Ambassador Joel Holly, a handful of p:ear kids set out to explore Forest Park via bike last week. Holly brought the bikes while p:ear Executive Director (and tough-as-nails bike racer) Beth Burns helped out with the more technical parts of…

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Death Of My Brother, a note from p:ear’s Program Director

As Program Director of p:ear, I wanted to share the news of my brother’s passing. He committed suicide in the early hours of Thursday April 22nd, 2010.   It seems important to share this heart-breaking news for several reasons; to use this tragedy as a means…

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