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Cool Volunteer Opportunity Sat Dec 3rd- helping folks facing foreclosure

I received this from Oregon Opportunity Network, a group that works to
establish and maintain decent affordable housing. Sounds fun, easy, and
Hello Portland-area Oregon ON community,

NeighborWorks America is looking for about 80 volunteers to help staff an
important family foreclosure-prevention event happening in Portland on
Saturday, December 3. They are a great, effective organization so we are
helping them get the word out. If you?re feeling thankful for a warm roof
over your head this rainy week, please consider grabbing your
senior/student/community/church/business group and joining them
(individual volunteers are welcome too of course)!

They are holding this event in conjunction with the U.S. Treasury, HUD,
Fannie Mae, and major lenders. Homeowners in danger of losing their homes
to foreclosure can meet with their servicer and/or a housing counselor in
an attempt to resolve their issues. They hope to see at least 500

They are in need of volunteers to help make the event run smoothly. They
need 40 people in the morning (8:00 AM-12:30 PM) and another 40 in the
afternoon (12 Noon-4:30 PM). Volunteers can choose to work more than one
shift if their schedule permits. No experience is needed, just a
willingness to help people. Duties include registration, greeter,
directional-runner and exit survey. They promise a rewarding experience,
with the added benefit that volunteers will learn a lot of useful
foreclosure prevention information to help their own families and

Volunteers should contact Bonnie Wolferd using the info below. They will
want your name, email address, shift choice and any languages spoken other
than English.

Bonnie Wolferd, on behalf of NeighborWorks America

Thank you in advance for your help, and happy Thanksgiving!

Orion Lumiere
Communications and Development Manager

Oregon Opportunity Network

847 NE 19th Ave., STE 150, Portland, Oregon 97232
503.335.9884 g FAX 503.335.0475

orion(at) oregonon.org