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The Block

Connect with your community on The Block, where you’ll find everything from feel-good stories to DevNW news to don’t-miss local events.

Financial Education Crucial to Stability for Oregon Families

Tagged with: Oregon families financial stability ALICE Report financial education

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Merging for Greater Impact: the WNHS/NEDCO Story

Tagged with: News

On 1/1/19, WNHS and NEDCO officially merged, creating the entity that is now DevNW. The merger follows two years of due diligence, planning, and incredible support from our partners, funders, boards, and staff. Why would we go through all that work? In short: to do more of what we do, and do it better.

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And the new name is...DevNW!

Tagged with: News

Renaming an organization is a tricky business, but we found the right name – and the right brand – with DevNW. When we started the merger process, we knew we couldn’t merge our names. (Though we had fun playing around with it: Willamette Neighborhood Economic Development and Housing Services Corporation…has a certain ring to it, doesn't it?!)

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Heating Up the Dream: Leela’s Kitchen

Tagged with: Success Stories

“I had an interest for a few years and when I was ready to try something out, I happened to look on Craigslist and found Sprout! Kitchen. I always had a desire to provide a healthy option for people eating out — and a different flavor that’s not American. I have my own restaurant and my goal is to serve the community. I want to give a lot, so I hope it gets there.” – Leela Nelapudi, owner of Leela’s Kitchen, Authentic Indian Cuisine, Hatch Business Incubator client

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