Time and time again we get calls from people just barely hanging on. They are worried about their kids, their spouses and themselves. But they are also worried about the four-legged members of the family.
Share the Warmth is an annual coat and blanket drive that is happening now through December 19th sponsored by Windermere Real Estate. You can bring blankets and new or gently used (laundered, please) coats for adults and children to any Windermere/Glen Taylor real estate offices. Warm hats and gloves or mittens are also gratefully accepted.
An education is critical in this economy. Thankfully Multnomah County has a great web page with resources for someone looking for their General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
They provide a Learning Lab which "gives an overview of the GED process and includes study tips, a practice test and a 70 percent testing scholarship." They also provide links to various educational institutions where someone get help earning their GED.
At some point in our lives we all have to come to terms with a devastating situation. The recent tragedies in Clackamas and Connecticut are situations that will have a lasting effect on many people in our community. In an effort to help those struggling with the aftermath, several community organizations are offering counseling, including: