Tag Archives: Hands On Greater Portland

Because It’s My Home

“I give. Because it’s my home.” — requoted by Melia, HandsOn Portland Program Manager There’s a lot of talk about community. We work in communities, we shop in communities, we exercise in communities, we drive in communities, we worship in … Continue reading

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Stand Together

“Coming together is a beginning.  Keeping together is progress.  Working together is success.” — Henry Ford On an autumn afternoon, two teams met and a single goal was scored. But not on a soccer field. It was at Harrison Park … Continue reading

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Teamworks, Part 3

This is the third and final installment of the profiles of the people behind Teamworks. Parts 1 and Parts 2 can be found here and here. We’re a team of volunteers inspired by community and motivated to give our time. … Continue reading

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Teamworks, Part 2

“As a species, we’ve evolved to pitch in to work together. It’s easy to get lost in our work, families, and things we enjoy doing. But there’s a deeper satisfaction from contributing to a greater social good. And we all … 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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