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Senator Merkley helps make Thanksgiving dinner for homeless youth

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

November isn't just the month of giving, it's also homeless youth awareness month.

On Monday, Senator Jeff Merkley visited New Avenues for Youth to help kick off the holiday season.

Senator Merkley put on an apron and some oven mitts to help bake pies with the kids.

They were baking apple and pumpkin pies in celebration of Thanksgiving.

Senator Merkley said he wants to bring awareness of all the good that New Avenues is doing for the youth around the city.

All of the pies made on Monday will be served at Thanksgiving dinner for the homeless youth.

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