We know there are many ways to give back to your community >> of course there’s always $$, but don’t forget that your time and energy and compassion are also needed! While we’ve decided to support Saving Grace this holiday season through their adopt a family program, there are so many great local non-profits that could use your support every day of the year! Obviously this is a very short list; we know there are so many other fantastic organizations in our community that do incredible work. If you’d like to give others a shout out, please let us know in the comments.
Saving Grace provides comprehensive family violence and sexual assault services and promotes the value of living life free from violence.
Kids Center is a medical model child abuse intervention center providing child abuse evaluations that include a head-to-toe medical exam, child-friendly forensic interview and family support services to help connect families with community resources to minimize life stressors and reduce future opportunities for abuse to occur. We also offer therapeutic services to help children and families begin to process and overcome the trauma of abuse. In addition, our services include prevention programs to help teach adults in our community how to better protect children from abuse.
Mountain Star Relief Nursery
MountainStar Family Relief Nursery’s mission is to prevent child abuse and neglect through community support and therapeutic services that help vulnerable children and families succeed.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend seeks to enable and inspire all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. At our two locations in Bend, we offer youth ages 5-18 life-changing programs, focusing on Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles and Character & Citizenship.
http://www.bgcbend.org/ (Your donation is matched dollar for dollar through the end of TODAY!)
We are a community-supported emergency shelter that provides a warm, safe place to sleep, nourishing meals, and case management services for adults and children experiencing homelessness in Central Oregon.
We are more than just a shelter. Our goal is to create a safe and healing environment where hurting people can be transformed from the inside out.