2012 Duck Race: Outreach Helps Families

EUGENE, Ore. — Sitting in a classroom at the Relief Nursery, Fabiola Marroquin tried to coax her son, Santana, into breaking a smile. “He’s kind of shy right now, but it’s not real,” she said. “He’s just pretending.” Fabiola describes her youngest child as wild, in the throws of the “Terrible Twos.” It’s tough for … Continue reading »

2012 Duck Race: Relief Nursery

EUGENE, Ore. — In a way, the Great Rotary Duck Race is the foundation on which the Relief Nursery was built. “We’ve been involved with the Duck Race — really — from the very beginning,” said Kelly Sutherland, the nursery’s executive director. “We’ve very closely aligned with the mission of preventing child abuse and neglect.” … Continue reading »

Eugene Family Gets Big Surprise

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene family will be living a little more comfortably thanks to some local organizations. The family chosen received a free home renovation courtesy of Lowe’s Home Improvement and Metro Multifamily Housing Association “Home of Hope” Program. The family has been living without hot water for months. Each year, Metro Multifamily Housing … Continue reading »

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