EPD Collecting Hero for a Day Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — Some local foster children have the chance to feel like heroes this weekend, and organizers could use the powers of the community to help put the event on. The Eugene Police Department has teamed up with A Family for Every Child to support the first annual Hero for a Day event for … Continue reading »

Foster Kids Transform Into Princesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of Lane County girls were walking the red carpet Sunday. Three hundred and fifty girls attended the annual Princess for a Day event at the Valley River Inn. The girls get a new dress, their hair and makeup done, and attend a tea party with all their friends. Half of the … Continue reading »

Foster Kids Turned Into Princesses

EUGENE, Ore. — Girls from all over Oregon came to Eugene to be crowned a princess for a day. A Family for Every Child puts the event on each year. Foster children get their hair and makeup done for free. They also pick out a dress and get their picture taken. Once the girls are … Continue reading »

Local Groups Give Gifts to Foster Youth

EUGENE, Ore. — The group Court Appointed Special Advocates and Lane County businesses are working together to bring gifts to foster children. On Friday, the volunteers prepared the gifts for the foster kids and their families. Even Santa Claus was on hand to spread some Christmas cheer. The kids range from newborn to 18 years … Continue reading »