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Added 16 May, 2013

World's first nonprofit pub opens in Portland, Oregon

The Oregon Public House, the nation's very first nonprofit pub, just opened for business Friday afternoon. The pub's motto is, "Have a pint, change the world." You can think of the pub as a fundraising department for local charities. All of the pub's profits go directly to eight local organizations listed on a board behind the bar. Drinkers help decide which charity gets their money. The pub expects to be funneling as much as $10,000 a month to the charities and its owners hopes this way of giving back catches on in other communities across the country.
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