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Camp Kesem helps children cope when their parents have cancer

With 1.7 million cancer cases a year in the United States, there are more than 3 million children affected by a parent’s cancer diagnosis. Camp Kesem recognizes these children and helps them cope with their situation. The camp provides week-long support that assists them academically, socially and emotionally. “People don’t understand …

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Dutch Bros Coffee gives back to the community through UO Greek philanthropies

At Gamma Phi Beta’s Crescent Classic, sorority sisters handed out stacks of all-you-can-eat pancakes and attendees washed them down with Dutch Bros Rebels. Dutch Bros employees happily passed around free beverages while dancing to music Gamma Phi Beta blared. The sorority didn’t have to pay Dutch Bros for any of the drinks. Anyone familiar …

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Humble Bundle gives away great games for a good cause

PC gaming on a budget can be tough. In a world where $60 AAA releases always seem to coincide with the day that bills are due, you can’t always find the funds to play the games you want when you want. But living in entertainment poverty doesn’t have to be …

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During the holiday season, UO keeps a charitable reputation

University of Oregon students, staff and faculty are reputed to have a penchant for volunteerism, according to the Corporation for National and Community Service, a state-run agency that runs much of the volunteer organizations in the United States. The agency  ranked Oregon 14th in the country for its volunteer rate. …

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Dance marathon raises money and support for hospitalized children

An estimated 850 volunteers danced for twelve hours throughout Saturday to raise money for the Children’s Miracle Network as part of the 6th annual Dance Marathon at the University.

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