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Board approves court to help veterans in justice system

Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the creation Thursday of a veterans court aimed at helping veterans in the justice system connect with services that can help them.

Multnomah County, 5 cities pledge 'all hands on deck' for veterans

Oregon’s top veterans official says that it will take a broad community effort to meet the needs of four generations of military veterans who've served in five major wars. On Thursday, Nov. 14, Multnomah County pledged to lead the way.

State and local leaders to sign historic agreement to serve military veterans

On Thursday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m., Multnomah County and the cities of Portland, Gresham, Troutdale, Fairview and Wood Village, will sign a historic agreement to provide services to veterans. Read the Community Covenant (pdf).

2013 Veteran's Day Free Meals and Discounts

The Portland VA Medical Center has compiled an extensive list of free meals and discounts for veterans on Veteran's Day and throughout the year. Thank you so much for putting this together and to the businesses who are supporting veterans and their families!

Multnomah County Board approves food pantries at Madison, Reynolds high schools to serve students and families

Food pantry Saying that children should not be hungry in our community, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners on Oct. 3 voted to create two new food pantries at Madison High School and Reynolds High School.

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