WHERE? / OREGON PUBLIC HOUSE
700 NE Dekum Street, Portland
WHEN? / March 4, 2014 (noon -10pm)
The Oregon Public House is located a few blocks from Woodlawn United Methodist Church on Dekum Street N.E. in an historic building. A congregation meets upstairs in an 1890's era room called the Village Ballroom that they've beautifully restored. Downstairs the congregation transformed the rooms into a philanthro public house through their own labor. It was the first in the nation. All net profits from the people eating there go to selected nonprofits. Many in their congregation do the waiting on tables, clean up, etc.
They have invited the Backpack program to have a benefit night at the Public House on Tuesday, March 4th. You can stop by anytime from noon to 10:00 pm and the backpack program will benefit!
The public house is a family friendly place. They even have a small play area for kids. The pub serves a considerable variety in good food and drinks.