December 9, 2019
Recently, members of the Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office volunteered at the Sunshine Division.
“This is becoming an annual tradition for this office. It’s an opportunity for us to come together and devote resources to a wonderful organization that is greatly helping our community,” said Multnomah County Chief Investigator Paul Weatheroy, who organized this event. “I’m so appreciative to the individuals who are willing to take time out of their busy lives and volunteer.”
The group sorted food and prepared food boxes, which will be distributed throughout our community.
The Sunshine Division is a non-profit organization originally founded in 1923 by the Portland Police Bureau.
Members of the District Attorney’s Victim Assistance Program and Investigations Unit along with other family and friends participated in this year’s event, including Portland Police Bureau Acting Captain Chuck Lovell.
According to the Sunshine Division, most people expect winter to be the busiest time for the organization, but the demand for food typically goes up in the summertime because free and reduced lunches aren’t available when school is out of session.
The Sunshine Division serves families with children, veterans, seniors, individuals with disabilities and those on social security income as well as hundreds of people who are referred by social service organizations and law enforcement.
The Sunshine Division relies heavily on volunteer efforts to support its mission.
The Multnomah County District Attorney’s Office would like to recognize Paul Weatheroy, Steve Ober, Lynda Ober, Joshua Johnson, Frank Caingcoy, Anne Caingcoy, Kirk Tonkin, Erica Grimmett, Vanessa Palacious, Chuck Lovell, Alison Lovell, Don Lovell, Cecilia Delao, Marlene Holiday, Miriam Smith, Scott Likely and Constance Adams for their time volunteering at this event.
Contact: Brent Weisberg, Communications Director