Good Deeds: Helping the Unhoused

PDX Parent's editor Denise Castañon loves sharing new ideas with other Portland parents. You can find her cooking, eating, crafting and writing in Southeast where she lives with her husband, 5-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter.
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Nicholl Summers and her three kids love to travel from their westside home to the Gorge for hikes, but Summers says her kids often went from giddy to solemn when they noticed the juxtaposition of million-dollar homes next to tent encampments of the homeless. When a virtual campout with the Hike It Baby group led …

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Good Deeds: The Healing Power of Art

PDX Parent's editor Denise Castañon loves sharing new ideas with other Portland parents. You can find her cooking, eating, crafting and writing in Southeast where she lives with her husband, 5-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter.
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There’s a good reason so many of us turned to creative endeavors when the COVID lockdown started: Art soothes the soul. But this philosophy is nothing new to those at Color Outside the Lines, a nonprofit that aims to empower and inspire foster and at-risk youth by providing opportunities to create and explore through art, …

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Tips for Family Volunteering from Hands On Greater Portland

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These tips are brought to you by Hands On Greater Portland.  Volunteering as a family can seem overwhelming- but it’s really not! Here is a quick guide to help you find the perfect volunteer opportunities to fit your family. 1. How old is everyone? The age of your little ones or not so little ones makes …

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