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 »

Ninkasi to Raise Money for New Skatepark

EUGENE, Ore. — With just more than a month to reach their fundraising goal, supporters of a local skate park need your help to raise the cash. They’re still $240,000 short. But Monday night Ninkasi Brewing will donate 25 percent of its pint sales to the project, which would build the skatepark under the Washington-Jefferson … Continue reading »

Fundraising Using Social Media

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Book after book line the shelves at Thurston High School’s library, but there’s one title in particular Hannah Doyle is trying to find. “I’m looking to see if they have a copy of Beloved by Toni Morrison,” she said. It’s not in fiction. We then try a reserved area for school book … Continue reading »

Silent Auction Supports a Local Woman

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Residents held a silent auction Sunday in support of a local woman suffering from a life-altering illness. Jennifer LeCompte suffers from Trigeminal Neuralgia, a illness that severe pain on one side of her face. The illness and a series of brain surgeries make her unable to work, so friends organized a fundraiser … Continue reading »

Businesses Raise Money for Local Family

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Local Springfield businesses are teaming up to raise money for the Guzman Family. The family lost their 8-year-old son, Yonic, in a car crash in Albany in early January. Both stores and restaurants in the Paramount Center strip mall are raffling off a variety of prizes including gift certificates, flowers, and pedicures. … Continue reading »

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