Obama in Portland: The Liveblog

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Tuesday, July 24, 2012 WW Editorial Stafff

Eileen Brady's Limited-Time Offer

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Oh boy, election mail. As hard as it is to get excited about political spam, the following line, in a fundraising letter from Portland mayoral candidate Eileen Brady, caught our eye:"Please consider making a contribution to my campaign… $1,000, $500, $250, $100, $50 or whatever you can give by our June 30th deadline," the letter says.Intentionally or not, the cut-off date makes Brady's candidacy ...   More
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 COREY PEIN

Why In Other Words is Asking For Donations


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In Other Words is asking its supporters for up to $10,000 a month so it can stay in business as a feminist book store and community center. The shop lost the source of nearly half its income earlier this year—selling textbooks to Portland State University students for PSU's gender studies program. Many independent bookstores are facing a similar dilemma, thanks to a change in federal law ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

Fund-raiser Planned for Victim in Beating That's Under Investigation as Hate Crime


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There's a benefit next week in Northeast Portland to raise money for a man police believe was assaulted likely because he is gay. The Dec. 18 fund-raiser beginning at 9 pm at the Tonic Lounge (3100 NE Sandy Blvd.) is being organized by Ian Mandis. His friend works with the man whose attacker left him with serious head and abdominal injuries. Bands playing at the event include The People's ...   More
 
Monday, December 6, 2010 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

How to Help the Christmas Tree Lot That Got Robbed At Gunpoint


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L'Arche Nehalem, the local non-profit that had one of its two Christmas tree lots in Portland robbed at gunpoint last night, is asking people to help out by buying a tree from its victimized lot at Southeast 82nd Ave. and Burnside, or from its second lot at Northeast 44th Ave. and Hancock St. The organization, which helps people with developmental disabilities, isn't revealing how much money was ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 JESSICA LUTJEMEYER

Muddy Waters Community House Needs $10,000 by the End of the Week


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Muddy Waters Community House says it's going to shut down at week's end unless it can raise $10,000 to help pay the bills. A notice sent out by the non-profit, employee-owned organization —home to Muddy Waters Coffee House on SE 29th and Belmont— cites the recession as the main factor in putting them in this do-or-die situation. To help raise cash, Muddy Waters will hold events every ...   More
 
Tuesday, January 5, 2010 Ari Phillips

Help Fund Junior Ambassador's Turkey Ice Cream Dream.


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Rudy Speerschneider, the man behind beloved Portland ice cream operation (and former cart) Junior Ambassador's needs your help in order to create a truly ambitious meal: a seven-course Holiday Ice Cream Feast, including everything from Deviled egg n' bacon ice cream to "Turkey Ice Cream, Yam & Marshmallow Ice Cream, Cranberry Ice Cream, Dark Chocolate Gravy, Stuffing Sprinkles." Yep. Speerschneider ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

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