Ronald McDonald House Charities Guest Room Renovation | Parr Lumber

Year-Long Project Completed at Ronald McDonald House East

Ronald McDonald House Charities announced the completion of project Guest Room Renovation at their East Portland House. This year-long renovation updated four rooms, improving the experience for their guests. Not a moment too soon, four new families moved into the renovated rooms that evening. By staying at the Ronald McDonald House, parents are able to remain close by their hospitalized child at little or no cost and have access to numerous support services, including home-cooked meals.

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Supporting Locally Owned Parr Lumber

Karen Eckerson, a broker and realtor with Windermere Real Estate, selected Parr Lumber as her primary building materials supplier for her new house/office/rental apartment. As a local business owner, Karen appreciated that Parr is a Northwest family owned company that has been in business for over eighty years.

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Parr Lumber book drive for the Children's Book Bank

Parr Lumber is Hosting a Book Drive

A child from a low-income family enters first grade with an average of only 25 hours of one-to-one picture book reading. Compare this with 1,000 to 1,700 hours for a child from a typical middle-class home. That’s why from now until August 30th, Parr Lumber is collecting used and new books at our Portland metro area stores (see list below). The books will be given to the Children’s Book Bank. The donated books will then be distributed to children whom normally cannot afford books.

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