Panhandling in Oregon This makes it difficult for me to give to panhandlers. COOS BAY, Ore. – A police survey says panhandlers outside Wal-Mart in Coos Bay can make $300 a day. Inside, it takes a clerk a week to make that much. By Brent Logan Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. More about Brent. View all of Brent Logan's posts.