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PSU Student’s Reflections on p:ear

This past summer, Sarah Dougher’s PSU Capstone class volunteered at p:ear to learn about the issues around food and homelessness, and held a fundraiser that brought in nearly $2,6oo for the p:ear kitchen. Here’s one student’s reflection on her experience at p:ear: Sometimes we experience…

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Pear - Creatively Mentoring Homeless Youth

Fresh Coats of Paint

It’s kind of amazing how many fingerprints we found on the walls. With all the kids coming and going, p:ear can get a little dirty. Fortunately Beam Development stepped in to donate paint, and then we had Mike the painter come in and spruce things up with…

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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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