Each year distributing school supplies has it’s own unique challenges. Big questions have to be answered like, how many crayons do we need? How many kids in each town will have need? How many kids will show up? In reality, we make our speculated guesses about those questions. Yet, we make and implement our plans. […]

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Over the Malheur County Fair we conducted three interviews with people at the Local Emergency Planning Booth. These interviews help us understand what kinds of things are important to know if a disaster strikes.

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Natural disasters can create poverty on a large scale. The World Bank says that disasters put 26 Million people across the globe into poverty each year. Nationally, When we look at the results of hurricane Katrina we saw thousands of people with damaged homes, cities and infrastructure. Some of them are still in the process […]

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Budgets aren’t just about facts and figures. I know you all think that it’s all about adding things up. But math is a really small part of budgeting. Budgets contain values and emotions, much more than math. Don’t believe me? Ask yourself these questions and see how you respond to them. Are you an impulsive […]

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