Tag Archives: Hands On Portland

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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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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A Journey With Coffee, Kids And Cool

“I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.  I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, … Continue reading

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Portland’s First Non-Profit Grocery Store

“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” — Henry David Thoreau Doing good means breaking new ground. Village Market is breaking new ground in the New Columbia neighborhood of north Portland. They’re trying and succeeding to bring fresh produce, low … Continue reading

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