ShelterCare Respite Services Ending

EUGENE, Ore. — A mental health program that’s been around for years is set to close. Next week ShelterCare’s Royal Avenue respite services will end due to cuts in state and county general funding. This is a devastating blow for people who stayed at Royal Avenue Shelter and employees who’ve been with the mental health … Continue reading »

ShelterCare to Hold Art Fundraiser

EUGENE, Ore. — ShelterCare provides assistance by helping those who need food, shelter and clothing. Through art, the nonprofit is hoping to help more. Lucy Vinis with ShelterCare and LaVonne Tarbox-Crone, a local artist whose works will be featured at the show joined us on KEZI 9 News Midday to talk about the show. The … Continue reading »

Help for Homeless Hospital Patients

EUGENE, Ore. — Homeless hospital patients now have a care facility where they can recover. It not only meets their health care needs, but also reduces financial stress on the health care system. “We have a long-standing challenge with patients that are homeless that also have a lot of medical issues. They are very vulnerable,” … Continue reading »

Program Helps Homeless with Health Needs

EUGENE, Ore. – ShelterCare and PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center are introducing a pilot program designed to meet the health needs of homeless individuals. The program focuses on homeless individuals who are ready to be released from acute treatment at the hospital, but require additional assistance to fully recover and stabilize in more permanent housing. … Continue reading »

Kendall Donates Car to ShelterCare

EUGENE, Ore. — Back in December, a local nonprofit discovered a large, nice new gift under the tree. On Wednesday, it opened it. ShelterCare received the keys to a new car from Kendall Subaru. The two-year lease was awarded as part of the auto group’s 12 Days of Caring program. The new car will be … Continue reading »

Kendall Auto Gives Subaru to Charity

EUGENE, Ore. — Thanks to Kendall Auto Group, a local charity has a new set of wheels. Kendall Subaru wrapped up its 12 Days of Caring, by giving away a two year lease for a new 2014 Subaru Outback to ShelterCare. The non-profit was one of several charities entered into a drawing. ShelterCare already has … Continue reading »

ShelterCare Begins Construction

EUGENE, Ore. — A renovation project at ShelterCare in the Whiteaker Neighborhood is is under way. Administrators with the nonprofit says the location on West 4th Avenue in downtown Eugene is perfect because it’s at the center of the 11 other facilities in the area. ShelterCare has been trying to raise money for renovations since … Continue reading »

Motorcyclists Deliver Toys

EUGENE, Ore. — Children at the ShelterCare family housing in Eugene are enjoying new gifts today after Santa came roaring in, not on a sleigh, but a motorcycle. The rough and tough bikers, known as “Cruizers for Christ”, have a soft spot. “Seeing all the motorcycles come in, all the Harleys, the rumbling–it’s pretty exciting. … Continue reading »

Kendall Subaru Donates to ShelterCare

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene business is giving back to the community, one car sale at a time. It’s called Share the Love. Kendall Subaru has been donating money to national charities for the past five years–$250 for every new car sold in December. But this year they’re also donating to ShelterCare, a Lane County … Continue reading »

ShelterCare Begins Fundraising Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — City leaders joined Tuesday morning to kick off the second annual I ShelterCare about Homeless campaign. Bethel Public Schools Superintendent Colt Gill joined Springfield Mayor Christine Lundberg and Eugene Mayor Kitty Piercy in endorsing ShelterCare’s mission to raise $75,000 for 250 homeless families in need by the end of October. “I’ve seen … Continue reading »

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