Dutch Bros. Expects Record Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of pounds of food going from Dutch Bros. to Food for Lane County Saturday. It’s the annual Dutch Luv canned food drive. Lines of cars waited at Dutch Bros. stands all around Lane County as they traded canned goods for coffee. Last year, the fundraiser brought in 30,000 pounds of food … Continue reading »

Home Show Draws Record Crowds

EUGENE, Ore. — The Good Earth Home, Garden, and Living Show wrapped up around 5:00 p.m. Sunday and organizers say this was one of the best shows yet. This year some vendors sold out of all their products in the first two days of the show, which organizers say has never happened. People didn’t just … Continue reading »

St. Vincent de Paul Car Donations

EUGENE, Ore.– If you’re in the giving spirit and have a car to get rid of, you might consider donating it to St. Vincent de Paul. The nonprofit fixes any broken parts and resells them. Some vehicles they’ve received include a dump truck and a snow mobile. 100 percent of the proceeds from car sales … Continue reading »

Hundreds Pick Up Toys for Tots Gifts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Hundreds of people lined up Saturday morning for the annual Toys for Tots giveaway. Families received tickets Friday, but were still lined up at 8:00 a.m. outside the Springfield Armory. Inside, volunteers helped them pick out toys and stocking stuffers, all donations from community toy drives. Many receiving gifts said they’re very … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Pays it Forward

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — Facebook is great for sharing links and connecting with friends, but a group of women from Cottage Grove is using the social media site to improve the lives of people they don’t even know. What started out as a small idea last December has since grown into a big effort to … Continue reading »

Festival of Eugene Short on Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — The Festival of Eugene is making its last push for donations this weekend. But, organizers said they still have a few thousand dollars to raise by Monday to make the event happen. Organizers said they received nearly $5,000 in donations this weekend. This all happened after a financial fall through on Friday … Continue reading »

Residents Donate Unwanted Materials

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Springfield residents spent the day cleaning up their yards. Saturday was the annual Springfield spring cleanup. Volunteers from the city of Springfield, Nextstep, and St. Vincent De Paul collected yard debris, scrap metal, and just about any unwanted household item. While these volunteers lifted and unloaded car after car full of donations, … Continue reading »

Senior Dinner Receives Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — The senior dinner will go on this week after receiving some last minute donations. Organizers said one local businessman helped raise $3,000 after the dinner was short on donations. So far 500 seniors purchased tickets to attend the annual Christmas day dinner. “We’re really thankful that we have community partners like Mr. … Continue reading »

Lane Blood Center Experiencing Shortage

The Lane County Blood Center is experiencing a supply shortage due to the recent severe weather. Several blood drives have already been cancelled and now the center is seeing a significant drop in blood supply. The center says all blood types are needed. The Lane Blood Center is located at 2211 Willamette Street. It’s asking … Continue reading »

Backpack Drive Looking for Donations

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — KEZI 9 News and the Oregon Community Credit Union is still looking for more backpacks and school supplies for kids in Eugene and Springfield. It’s all part of the “Backpacks for Back-to-School” campaign. You can make donations at any Oregon Community Credit Union or St. Vincent de Paul stores in Eugene and … Continue reading »

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