Tag Archives: environment

Which Problem?

“Never worry about numbers.¬† Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you.” — Mother Teresa Everyday, we read about tragedies and wish we could help. Many of these are problems – poverty, homelessness, violence, … Continue reading

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The Story Of Black Friday, Bird Seed, A Tsunami, And A Cup Of Noodles

“There is a sufficiency in the world for man’s need but not for man’s greed.” — Mohandas K. Gandhi I knew right away the Cup Of Noodles wasn’t from around here. Although I couldn’t be completely sure, the ‘.jp’ suffix … Continue reading

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Teamworks, Part 1

What is Teamworks? In a word – team. Teamworks is a program run by Hands On Greater Portland¬†which helps volunteers build relationships with like-minded people through a shared commitment to a collection of themed volunteer activities. It can help build … Continue reading

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Don’t Go Through Life. Grow Through Life.

“Continuity gives us roots; change gives us branches, letting us stretch and grow and reach new heights.” — Pauline R. Kezer We grew into the job. Our HandsOn Teamworks team was supposed to pull out the invasive ivy and blackberries … Continue reading

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