Oregon ABATE group gives $30,000 of equipment to patients at Shriner's Hospital for Children

Publish Date: 
Dec 15, 2010

Members of ABATE of Oregon have given $30,000 worth of equipment and a busful of toys to patients at the Shriners Hospital for Children in Portland.

In its 31st year, group's the Toy Run began when ABATE leaders learned the Shriners had a waiting list for medical equipment.

"The Portland chapter of ABATE decided they would do this run every year ... to buy equipment for the children," Richard Colwell, coordinator of the Portland chapter, told the