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 »

Pints for a Cause Benefits Wattiers

EUGENE, Ore. — Ninkasi Brewing is holding a fundraiser for the Wattiers Monday. Lane County sheriff’s deputy Drew Wattier and his wife Michelle were critically injured in a hit-and-run accident in Mexico back in November. On Monday, 25 percent of all money raised at Ninkasi will go to the Wattier Medical Fund. Pints for a … Continue reading »

Trips for Kids-CAT Fundraises with Film

EUGENE, Ore. — The David Minor Theater on 5th Ave. helped out a local organization on Saturday. People filed into the theater that afternoon in support of Trips for Kids-CAT, a mountain biking group for children. The day included a modern bike movie, local beer, food and good company. The group’s mission is to get … Continue reading »

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