CASA Fundraiser Supports Children

EUGENE, Ore. – The Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children will host a fundraiser Wednesday to help fight child abuse and neglect. Party Downtown and Red Wagon Creamery will donate 25 percent of sales to CASA as part of their Taste of Summer fundraising campaign. CASA advocates speak for a child in the courtroom, representing … Continue reading »

Interview: Relay For Life

EUGENE, Ore. — Relay For Life kicks off on Friday at Willamette High School. The Eugene event is now the sixth largest Relay For Life fundraiser in the world. It raises money to fund research for a cancer cure, and success will depend on participation. Brenda Webber, District Executive Director of the American Cancer Society, stopped … Continue reading »

Dairy Queen Delivers Ice Cream to Kids

EUGENE, Ore. — The Dairy Queen on Coburg Road is gearing up for its Children’s Miracle Network fundraiser where it donates a portion of its Blizzard earnings to the charity. On Friday, the restaurant delivered some ice cream to kids staying in the pediatric unit at Sacred Heart RiverBend. Miss Oregon’s Outstanding Teen was also … Continue reading »

Non-Profit Raises Money for Book

EUGENE, Ore. – A local non-profit is reaching out to the community for help and using social media to get some social change. Mobility International USA works to empower people with disabilities to achieve their social rights through international exchange and development. “It’s just an image that we don’t see very often and yet they … Continue reading »

Fundraiser for a Boy’s Brain Surgery

EUGENE, Ore. — Friends and family of a 10-year-old boy with a brain disorder are putting together a spaghetti dinner to raise money for his surgery next week. James Dahl suffers from Rasmussen’s Disorder, which causes him to have seizures. Dahl’s grandmother, Tami Southerland, says the public event will greatly encourage him. The donations from … Continue reading »

Track Town Hosts Luv-A-Bull Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. – Track Town Pizza will be hosting a fundraising event Wednesday night to support a local non-profit. Luv-A-Bull will receive 50 percent of in-house and pickup orders at the Track Town Pizza at 1809 Franklin Blvd. Those planning on attending need to print out this flyer and stop by the pizzeria between 11 … Continue reading »

UO Football Holds Kilcullen Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — The University of Oregon football team held its third-annual fundraiser for the KilCullen Memorial Scholarship Fund, Saturday. The event ‘Bowlin’ with the Ducks’ was held at Emerald Lanes and allowed fans to meet players and watch them bowl. The scholarship was established back in 2011 in memory of Eugene police officer Chris … Continue reading »

Mystery Safe Cracked

EUGENE, Ore. — We finally know what was inside that safe that was auctioned off in a school fundraiser last week – nothing. The radio station that raised enough money to secure the winning bid held an opening party Tuesday night. There were just a few metal tins hidden inside the old safe. A Eugene … Continue reading »

Students Raise Funds for Boston Officers

EUGENE, Ore. — A University of Oregon student is trying to raise money for the Boston Police Department to show gratitude. She says she was compelled to help the Boston police after their heroic efforts last week and decided those officers earned some free breakfast. So she took to the Internet to encourage others to … Continue reading »

Fundraising Through Bowl Making

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of people picked up skills on glass making Saturday by making bowls for Food for Lane County. It was part of the Fuse-A-Thon Bowl Fundraiser, which allows people to make glass bowls for free. The bowls made will be sold at FFLC’s empty bowl fundraiser in May. Although the fundraiser introduces … Continue reading »

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