Donor Gives $250 to Girl Scouts

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Girl Scout troop, whose fundraising project was stolen, received a $250 anonymous donation. Earlier this week, someone stole some of the potted plants the girls had placed outside their school. Months-long work of raising the money, picking the flowers and planting them were gone over night. The girls vowed they wouldn’t … Continue reading »

Thief Takes Girl Scout Flowers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local Girl Scout troop donated some potted plants to their elementary school, but someone stole them less than 24 hours later. The girls are first graders at Centennial Elementary School in Springfield. Their troop leader says their Daisy Girl Scout troop wanted to do something nice for their school. So they … Continue reading »

Harry Potter Fans Collect Book Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — While it sounds magical, a local army’s only trying to create a stockpile of books for area students. A group called Dumbledore’s Army of Lane County┬áis behind the drive. The Harry Potter enthusiasts are taking donations for books at Sheldon and Springfield High Schools and Lane Community College. Organizers say when you … Continue reading »

Gleaning Bill to Benefit Farmers

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon farmers can do a number of things with surplus crops. One option is donating them to gleaners. They come harvest the extra crops and distribute it to low-income families. Right now farmers don’t get any incentive for donating to gleaners, but a new bill could change that. Betty Briggs, of Gleaner … Continue reading »

FFLC Meets its Donation Goal

EUGENE, Ore. — Food For Lane County announce that it had met its donation goal Tuesday, way ahead of schedule. In early February, organizers say an anonymous donor approached them with a challenge to raise $100,000 by February 28th and the donor would match the amount. Since then, organizers say donations have been pouring in … Continue reading »

Relay for Life Donation Jars Stolen

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police are looking for the woman they say stole two Relay for Life donation jars. The jars were stolen from the Dari Mart at 1950 Mohawk Blvd. on Dec. 8 and 9. Officers have released surveillance photos of the suspect. If you have any information on this case, call the Springfield Police … Continue reading »

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