Employees at Providence Health & Services raise $11,938 to feed needy


There’s a great news item in The Oregonian today about employees of Providence raising money for their annual Table of the King event.

Employees of Providence Health & Services, which is headquartered in Oregon at N.E. 44th Avenue and Halsey Street in Northeast Portland, raised $11,938 from their annual Table of the King event to celebrate the birthday of Providence founder, the Blessed Emilie Gamelin.

Providence matched the donation, and the total $23,877 will used for food programs and the mobile kitchen.

With more than 17,000 employees in Oregon, Providence is one of the state’s largest employers.

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