Willamette Week’s Volunteer Guide

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 WW Staff

Portland: The Volunteer City

Self-congratulations alert: The Portland area ranks second in the United States among large cities for volunteering — with 36.7 percent of residents donating some of their time between 2006 and 2008, according to this new study from the Corporation for National and Community Service. The national volunteer rate over that three-year stretch was 26.4 percent, and Portland trailed only Minneapolis ...   More
Tuesday, July 28, 2009 HANK STERN

Need a Niche?

We moan when it's hot, we moan when it's cold, we moan that the summer drags on and gets a bit boring. So, instead, here's five awesome things to get excited about and join in with this fall —it's almost like a real life social network. 1. Funk up your junk! Well, this could mean so many things, but here we're referring to emptying out your trash can and parading it down a runway in the ...   More
Wednesday, August 19, 2009 Jenny Booth

Rogue Ales Offers Free Beer For Cleaners

Rogue Ales is teaming up with the Pearl District Neighborhood Association to eradicate a “massive urban blight” from Portland's Northwest neighborhood. Drunkenness? No. Try graffiti. The brewery has adopted two city blocks in the Pearl District (13th to 14th Streets between Flanders and Glisan and 10th and 11th Streets between Davis and Everett) and has already sent one team out to peel ...   More
Tuesday, October 5, 2010 Riley Hooper


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