Dutch Bros. Supports Relief Nursery

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Dutch Bros. will host the Relief Nursery‘s “Buck for Kids” fundraiser Friday, to help kids in Lane County. All Dutch Bros. locations in Eugene, Springfield and Junction City will donate $1 to the Relief Nursery for every cup of coffee purchased. The Relief Nursery provides crisis response for struggling families, offering … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Organizers of this year’s Great Rotary Duck Race hope to raise $500,000 this year, and you still have time to pick up a duck. Every year, the proceeds from the race go to support five area nonprofits that focus on this very effort year-round. One of those nonprofits is the Relief Nursery … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Gives Parents a Break

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Great Rotary Duck Race is a week from Saturday and KEZI 9 News has a closer look at one of the five nonprofits that will receive money, using it to help prevent child abuse and neglect. This month, the Robin Jaqua Relief Nursery celebrated its first year in the Springfield facility; … Continue reading »

Sheldon to Host Runway for Relief

EUGENE, Ore. — Local high schoolers are hitting the runway Thursday night. It’s the first ever Runway for Relief, put on by students at Sheldon High School. The show, along with the entertainment, will raise money for Relief Nursery. Models will walk the runaway wearing clothes from Francesca’s, Buffalo Exchange, and shoes from Burch’s. “I’m … Continue reading »

Non-Profits Receive Greenpower Grants

EUGENE, Ore. — Saving energy is generating a lot of green for two local non-profits. The Eugene Hearing and Speech Center and the Relief Nursery, each won a 2014 Greenpower Grant from EWEB. The organizations were presented $50,000 this weekend. Both plan to use the money to install solar panel systems at their Eugene centers. … Continue reading »

Relief Nursery Receives New Van

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local nonprofit is driving around in a new ride thanks to a generous donation. Northwest Community Credit Union gave a brand new minivan to the new Springfield location of the Relief Nursery, a nonprofit child abuse and neglect prevention agency. The relief nursery says transportation was an unmet need for families … Continue reading »

Nonprofit Gets Minivan Donation

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield nonprofit organization working to prevent child abuse will receive a generous gift Tuesday, a brand new minivan. Northwest Community Credit Union is donating the vehicle to Relief Nursery Robin Jaqua Child and Family Center in Springfield. It will help transport infants and individual families to and from the Relief Nursery. … Continue reading »

Duck Race Supports Relief Nursery

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — When high school graduates walk this year there will be some that have overcome tremendous challenges to get where they are, it will also be their second graduation. The graduates are also part of the Family Relief Nursery in Cottage Grove. It’s one of six nonprofits helping prevent child abuse and … Continue reading »

Relief Nursery Opens New Center

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Relief Nursery officially opened its newest location in Springfield on Thursday morning with a special ribbon cutting. Organizers say it’s been a nearly decade-long process and they’re excited about what they’ll be able to accomplish with the expansion. Kelly Sutherland, the Relief Nursery’s Executive Director, says the new center is long … Continue reading »

Volunteers Ready for Project Community

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — On Saturday, Northwest Community Credit Union hosts its annual volunteering party Project Community. It’s from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, August 3 at nine different locations around Oregon. Three are in Lane County–the Brattain Learning Center, Springfield High School and Relief Nursery in Springfield. The goal of the project is to help … Continue reading »

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