Food drive benefits charities

Pediatric Therapy Services is hosting a competitive holiday food drive to benefit East Hill Food Pantry and other local food pantries through Dec. 20, at 532 N. Main Ave. and 501 N.E. Hood St., Gresham.

Each office will try to collect the most canned and nonperishable food items, which will be weighed at the end of the competition.

For more information, call 503-666-1333 or visit

My Father’s House fundraiser

A Portland metro shelter, My Father’s House, will wrap presents for donations and provide entertainment 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, near Hallmark and Ulta at Gresham Station Shopping Center, 1151 N.W. Civic Drive, Gresham.

Santa will make an appearance 12 a.m. to 3 p.m., with photos at 1 p.m. Timeless Trilogy will play 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Laurie Kuechler will perform 4-6 p.m.

My Father’s House is the only shelter in the Portland metro area that takes entire families instead of splitting them into male and female shelters.

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