Local Riders Drop Off Toy Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — 15 families will celebrate the holidays this year with gifts under their tree thanks to some local riders. On Saturday morning, Cruizers for Christ donated toys to ShelterCare for homeless children or kids at risk of homelessness. Parents spent the morning shopping through the donations for their children. Both organizations said they’re … Continue reading »

ShelterCare Fundraising Campaign Ends

EUGENE, Ore. — ShelterCare wraps up its month-long “I ShelterCare About Homelessness” fundraising campaign Wednesday. The campaign started on Oct. 1. The goal was to raise $50,000 to combat homelessness in Lane County, and the money would help 250 local families in need. Springfield Public Schools Superintendent Nancy Golden unveiled the campaign’s final fundraising numbers, … Continue reading »

Affordable Housing Exhibit on Display

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — October is Housing America Month–a month when all of us are encouraged to recommit ourselves to meeting the affordable housing needs of our community. The Housing and Community Services Agency of Lane County (HASCA) says 20 million Americans spend 50 percent of their income on rent. The housing it provides brings … Continue reading »

ShelterCare Launches Homeless Campaign

EUGENE, Ore. — ShelterCare launched a lofty campaign to help those who are homeless or about to lose their homes. It created the “I ShelterCare about Homeless Campaign” with the intentions of raising about $50,000 for individuals and families. The Springfield School District says the growing number of homeless students is alarming, 20,000 statewide and … Continue reading »

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