2010 News Stories Featuring Mercy Corps Northwest Clients
- “Hawthorne Boulevard artist aims to help other young creatives stick in Portland”
The Oregonian, December 7th, 2010
- “Two crowd-sourced books feature well-known local character: Portland; Peter Korchnak’s book debuts with Mercy Corps kickoff Wednesday”
The Oregonian, November 9th, 2010
- “John Haines, The Dream Life”
The Oregonian, November 12th, 2010
- “Mercy Corps Northwest Supports Initiative to Provide Marketing Services for Beginning and Refugee Farmers”
dBusinessNews, August 4, 2010
- “Some Loans Come With a Bonus of Training, Supervision”
The Columbian, by Libby Tucker, July 27, 2010
- “Health Clinic for the Uninsured Expands”
The Columbian, June 10, 2010.
- Mercy Corps Northwest ran a 4-page spread in the Oregonian on June 17
In it, we highlighted our connection to Mercy Corps and our work with urban farms, small businesses and prisoner reentry
- Mercy Corps Northwest was a community partner at the ReVisioning Value Conference | ReVV 2010: The Intersection of Purpose and Profit
Read more about the conference at http://revisioningvalue.org/
- “Renting helps new farmers grow their businesses”
The Oregonian, by Casey Parks, 4/17/2010
How farmers and organizations are renting land to cobble together urban farms, including MCNW’s farming initiative with immigrant and refugee farmers.
- “Mercy Corps Micro Loan Backs Chic-to-Chic Boutique Opening”
The Hillsboro Argus, by Susan Gordanier, 4/6/2010
Stephanie McCulla’s clothing boutique in Forest Grove opened this month with the help of a micro loan from Mercy Corps Northwest.
- Willamette Week’s 3rd annual Eat Mobile Event benefits Mercy Corps Northwest
- Portland’s KPTV news covers the opening of a MCNW client
- “Small Loans Can Fuel Big Dreams”
The Portland Tribune, by Peter Korn, 1/7/2010
Microloans here and abroad, focusing on The Bike Commuter, a Sellwood area bike shop starting up with help from MCNW.
- “Portland Food Carts Push Through Recession”
Oregon Business Magazine, by Lucy Burningham, 1/2010
Lucy Burningham (a MCNW IDA participant) writes about how Portland food carts are thriving in tough times, many of them with help from microlenders like Mercy Corps Northwest.
- “Food Carts Put Global Trend on the Menu”
The Portland Tribune, by Peter Korn, 1/19/09
The global array of food carts in Portland, with mention of the MCNW funded Sugar Cube cart on N. Mississippi.