Want to lend a hand? Organizations of all kinds could use your help in your town and across the state.

PMG PHOTO: JAIME VALDEZ - Teachers and volunteers in the Tigard-Tualatin School District who received food donated by local companies and boxed them for people of need.The coronavirus outbreak has upended daily life with drastic shifts in the last month: restaurants and schools are closed, unemployment claims continue to increase, and many people are staying home to prevent further spread of the virus.

But as we try our best to adjust to this new normal, there are still safe ways to help the people around us in trying times. Here's how you can lend a hand to a neighbor in need.

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