Pearls of Wisdom for Pearl Buck Center

EUGENE, Ore —  The Pearl Buck Center is preparing for its 3rd annual Pearls of Wisdom Fundraiser.  It’s a fun trivia competition where you need to wear your thinking cap. Ready for some sample trivia? Question 1:  Dr. Seuss wrote the book Green Eggs & Ham using only 50 words.  49 of those words are one … Continue reading »

Eat a Burger, Help Feed the Hungry

SPRINGFIELD,  Ore — Breakfast, lunch or dinner.  What you eat tomorrow could help those in need. Carl’s Jr. is partnering with Catholic Community Services for a one-day fundraiser on Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Carl’s Jr. Gateway location.  One hundred percent of all sales will be donated to help our neighbors in need. This is … Continue reading »

Full City Coffee Raises Money for CASA

EUGENE, Ore. — Coffee lovers can get their cup of Joe Monday to benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA. Full City Coffee Roasters is donating 100% of proceeds Monday to CASA. The location on both 13th and Pearl, as well as the Palace Bakery will be participating in the fundraiser. The money will help … Continue reading »

Dutch Bros. Raises Money for Foster Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — Dutch Bros. locations in Eugene and Springfield will be celebrating moms Sunday and raising money for local foster kids. Every mom stopping by one of the coffee stands in the Eugene-Springfield area can get any drink for a dollar. Money from all of those drinks sold to moms will be donated to … Continue reading »

Bethel Students Go Green to Help Schools

EUGENE, Ore. — Students in the Bethel School District are going green, and this weekend they’re holding a sale to benefit the environment and their district.. Several Bethel schools have garden programs and every school in the district works hard to compost. This past summer, with support from Bethel and several community partners, a group … Continue reading »

Interview: Empty Bowls Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — The annual Empty Bowls Sale kicks off Friday in conjunction with the First Friday Artwalk. You can buy a bowl and help feed the hungry. There are 1,000 bowls in all and profits go to Food For Lane County. Dawn Marie Woodward with Food For Lane County joined us live in the … Continue reading »

Interview: End the Silence Breakfast

EUGENE, Ore. — Womenspace of Eugene works to get the word out about domestic violence, and the community is listening. You can help raise awareness and funding for services to empower women by attending the “End the Silence Breakfast,” coming up Wednesday. It’s an opportunity to show support as well as to learn about Womenspace. … Continue reading »

Students Fundraise for Belize Trip

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A group of Springfield High School students are collecting gently used items to help fundraise a trip to Belize. The traveler’s club is partnering with Goodwill for the fundraiser. It’s collecting anything from clothing to furniture and electronics. The group goes on a trip every two years and for many of these … Continue reading »

Interview: Pearl Buck Center

EUGENE, Ore. — The Pearl Buck Center is getting ready for one of its biggest fundraisers, to help some of its smallest clients. The annual Benefit Breakfast is this Friday. The center primarily offers services to those with developmental disabilities. Dena Amend, Pearl Buck’s Development Director, joined us live in the studio for KEZI 9 … Continue reading »

Rewarding Kids for Donating Toys

EUGENE, Ore.– Local children got a reward for giving to Toys for Tots Sunday. Anyone donating a toy got to take a ride in a fire truck or a police car. It’s an annual fundraiser for Toys for Tots and brings together police and fire departments from Eugene, Springfield, and Oakridge. The event’s not only … Continue reading »

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