November 27, 2018

Giving Tuesday: How to give responsibly

As the year draws to an end, holiday goodwill is in abundant supply. Giving Tuesday kicks off the charitable season by channeling charitable efforts around a […]
November 13, 2018

Veterans and War Memorials Grant Applications Open

Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD)'s Veterans’ and War Memorials Grant Program was created and established to provide funding assistance to local governments for the construction and restoration of veterans’ and war memorials. The program will help honor Oregon’s soldiers and veterans by commemorating their service to the country.
November 9, 2018

“We stand today, in their debt.” 2018 Veterans Day Message

On Nov. 11, 1918, the U.S. State Department sent a very simple and short five word telegram. It read: “The armistice has been signed.” The signing marked the formal end of hostilities of World War I.
November 6, 2018

The Oregon Lottery’s Unique Support for Veterans

Oregon pioneers new level of commitment to veterans’ services with consistent share of all Lottery proceeds You know the old word association game? What would be […]
November 6, 2018

K9s For Warriors – Because Together We Stand

The following article is a guest post reprinted with permission from ConsumersAdvocate.org. James Rutland, with his service dog Duncan MEET JAMES AND DUNKIN James Rutland is […]
October 23, 2018

Online directory of statewide Veterans Day events now available to the public

Want to know what Veterans Day events are being held in your area? You can start online with the directory of Veterans Day ceremonies, parades and […]
September 14, 2018

Former Vietnam Fighter Pilot Continues to Save Lives of Veterans After War

PORTLAND, OR. – Lt. Colonel Tom Milligan was an Air Force Fighter Pilot in Vietnam.  He served our country, flying almost 300 combat missions, and now he serves our Veterans here at home. Tom is the Director of Military Services at Lines for Life, a service dedicated to preventing substance abuse, suicide, and other mental health challenges that Veterans face.
September 12, 2018

Suicide Awareness Month: Resources for Veterans, Friends, and Family Members

Oregon faces a higher veteran suicide rate than the rest of the nation. But we can do better. Here's how you can #BeThere for a veteran:
September 1, 2018

Suicide Awareness Events Around Oregon

An ongoing list of suicide awareness and mental health related events happening in September 2018