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 »

ShelterCare Hands Out Bike Helmets

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Sunday Streets hit the Bethel Neighborhood Sunday and a local non-profit organization was there handing out free helmets to promote safety. ShelterCare says bike accidents can lead to significant brain injuries among children and adults; so it handed out 100 helmets to children and adults on a first come, first serve … Continue reading »

ShelterCare Builds $3.2M Facility

EUGENE, Ore. — An organization devoted to transforming the lives of those in crisis is undergoing a transformation itself. ShelterCare is building a multi-million dollar facility. It’s a $3.2 million project. ShelterCare serves families who are homeless or at risk of being homeless, adults with brain injuries, and adults with severe mental illness. Right now … Continue reading »

ShelterCare Gets a Makeover

EUGENE, Ore. — A local home that gives adults with brain injuries a safe place to live got a makeover Tuesday. A team of employees from Sherwin Williams volunteered their time to paint the exterior of ShelterCare’s Ulhorn Building on West 13th Avenue. Sherwin Williams also donated the paint and supplies. ShelterCare says the new … Continue reading »

ShelterCare Gets New Bike Shed

EUGENE, Ore. — An old playground is coming back to life. This time it’s as a bike shed at a local ShelterCare site. Several groups that helped tear down the equipment under the Washington and Jefferson Street bridges earlier this month began work on the shed. ShelterCare says there are a lot of thefts in … Continue reading »

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