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Making-a-difference

Rose Parade float honors NW organ donors

Rose Parade float honors NW organ donorsOn New Year's Day during the Rose Parade, you'll want to keep an eye out for one very special float.
  • Making-a-difference
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Homeless man given $100: Watch what he does

Homeless man given $100: Watch what he doesVideo of a filmmaker's experiment involving a homeless man is going viral on the Internet.
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  • 1 month ago
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Good Samaritan prompts Portland woman to 'pay it forward'

Good Samaritan prompts Portland woman to 'pay it forward'Holiday is the season for giving and a woman in North Portland knows that first hand.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Turner mom finds purse full of cash, returns to owner

Turner mom finds purse full of cash, returns to ownerA Turner woman in need found a purse with more than a thousand dollars inside and returned it to its rightful owner.
  • Making-a-difference
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Southern Oregon

Teen escapes Boko Haram, starts new life in Canyonville, OR

Teen escapes Boko Haram, starts new life in Canyonville, OR18-year-old Mercy Paul smiles brightly — showing no sign of her ordeal in northern Nigeria. She's started a new life at a boarding school in Canyonville, Oregon.
  • Southern Oregon
  • 1 month, 4 weeks ago
Local

Woman nearly killed in crash gets to celebrate Thanksgiving

Woman nearly killed in crash gets to celebrate ThanksgivingA young woman was able to go home for the day to celebrate Thanksgiving, nearly four months after a crash that nearly killed her.
  • Local
  • 2 months ago
Life

Meals on Wheels collects Thanksgiving meals for seniors

Meals on Wheels collects Thanksgiving meals for seniorsThis year, when you head to the store to do your Thanksgiving shopping, you have a chance to buy someone else a meal.
  • Life
  • 2 months ago
Making-a-difference

Watch: Dad dresses up as Spider-Man for sick son

Watch: Dad dresses up as Spider-Man for sick sonThis has to be one of the coolest dad videos on the Internet!
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Style

Portland shop sells fall fashions to fight breast cancer

Portland shop sells fall fashions to fight breast cancerOn Northwest Portland's trendy Northwest 23rd Avenue women can find fall fashion at a fraction of the original price and help fund breast cancer research.
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  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Life

Nonprofit puts 'a bird on it' for arts students

Nonprofit puts 'a bird on it' for arts studentsA flock of artists has landed in Portland, leaving behind 80 carefully crafted bird houses to benefit Oregon students.
  • Life
  • 3 months, 4 weeks ago
Local

Firefighters to climb 40 flights Sunday for CF benefit

Firefighters to climb 40 flights Sunday for CF benefit"I'm a firefighter, not a fundraiser," said Wes Loucks. He started the Stairclimb Challenge when his two grandsons were diagnosed with CF.
  • Local
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids

Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids Anton Cobb said he recently read an article about childhood hunger and was so moved, he wanted to do something to help.
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  • 6 months ago
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Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids

Portland man skips lunch to help hungry kids Anton Cobb said he recently read an article about childhood hunger and was so moved, he wanted to do something to help.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Eugene dad runs half-marathon amid chemo

Eugene dad runs half-marathon amid chemoTwo days before the Eugene Half Marathon, Johnny Harr takes a light jog near his house on the south end of town.
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Salem woman adds spice to life with gift pies

Salem woman adds spice to life with gift piesAdjusting to the slower pace of retirement can be tough for some people. But for one Salem woman it’s been a piece of cake. Or in her case a piece of pie.
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  • 7 months ago
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Salem woman adds spice to life with gift pies

Salem woman adds spice to life with gift piesAdjusting to the slower pace of retirement can be tough for some people. But for one Salem woman it’s been a piece of cake. Or in her case a piece of pie.
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  • 6 months ago
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West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organs

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organsMaddi Higgins' heart went to a recipient in Los Angeles and her lungs to someone in Seattle.
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  • 7 months ago
News

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organs

West Linn mom: Maddi lives on through organsMaddi Higgins' heart went to a recipient in Los Angeles and her lungs to someone in Seattle.
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  • 6 months ago
Style

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutans

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutansThe Clark family always finds something new at the Oregon Zoo. Today, it’s the California Condor exhibit.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutans

KGW Heroes: Landon Clark helps orangutansThe Clark family always finds something new at the Oregon Zoo. Today, it’s the California Condor exhibit.
  • Style
  • 6 months ago
News

Group knits hats for shaken baby awareness

Group knits hats for shaken baby awarenessA group of volunteers has been knitting hats for newborns to spread awareness about shaken baby syndrome.
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  • 8 months ago
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Group knits hats for shaken baby awareness

Group knits hats for shaken baby awarenessA group of volunteers has been knitting hats for newborns to spread awareness about shaken baby syndrome.
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  • 6 months ago
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Youth Music Project gives back to students

Youth Music Project gives back to students There probably isn't a day that goes by that music doesn't play a roll in most people's lives. But with increasing school budget cuts students are left will little or no music programs.
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  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
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Youth Music Project gives back to students

Youth Music Project gives back to students There probably isn't a day that goes by that music doesn't play a roll in most people's lives. But with increasing school budget cuts students are left will little or no music programs.
  • Style
  • 6 months ago
News

Woman gets dying wish to see daughter wed

Woman gets dying wish to see daughter wed Sherri West had a terminal illness and didn’t think she’d make it to her daughter’s wedding. But thanks to a nurse at Salem Hospital, West was granted her dying wish.
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  • 8 months, 3 weeks ago
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Teen collects star projectors for disabled sister

Teen collects star projectors for disabled sisterA Portland teen is about to wrap up an impressive fundraising effort inspired by her sister, June.
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  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
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Teen collects star projectors for disabled sister

Teen collects star projectors for disabled sisterA Portland teen is about to wrap up an impressive fundraising effort inspired by her sister, June.
  • News
  • 6 months ago
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KGW Heroes: Benson High School students

KGW Heroes: Benson High School students A freshman tech-geometry class at Benson High School in Portland is putting their knowledge of angles, surface areas and basic trigonometry to work for a good cause.
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  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago
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KGW Heroes: Benson High School students

KGW Heroes: Benson High School students A freshman tech-geometry class at Benson High School in Portland is putting their knowledge of angles, surface areas and basic trigonometry to work for a good cause.
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  • 6 months ago
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Running tribute to WWII veteran goes viral

Running tribute to WWII veteran goes viralThe San Jose, Calif., runners participating in an annual race to benefit military veterans were already giving back to the community -- but then they did something even more remarkable.
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  • 10 months, 4 weeks ago