Cricket Comfortable Wireless has donated 35 cellular phones and 12 months of local service to Sacred Heart Medical Center and 10 phones and 12 months of local service to McKenzie-Willamette Hospital. Cricket valued the donations at $12,800.
Eugene accounting firm Jones & Roth donated $1,000 to the St. John Boscoe House in Eugene, a shelter for homeless girls.
Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation made the following donations in the Coos/Curry County area: $10,000 to the Friends of South Slough to help pay for a classroom at the South Slough Interpretive Center; $7,150 to the Coos County Women's Crisis Center for furnishings for a shelter; $3,000 to Bandon High School for calculators; $2,850 to Coquille Valley Middle School for a climbing wall. The foundation also gave $1,000 to the Lane Memorial Blood Bank in Eugene.
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies has given $1,000 to the SCAR/Jasper Mountain SAFE Center program.
Eugene-based Rural Development Initiatives has been given $10,000 by the Verizon Foundation to develop a Web site. RDI is a nonprofit group that works with rural communities in the Pacific Northwest.
HIV Alliance of Eugene has received a $40,000 grant from the Gill Foundation to support street outreach to high-risk populations.
Oregon Metro Federal Credit Union staff and members donated $1,030 to the New York Credit Union Foundation and $500 to the Pentagon Disaster Relief Fund to help victims and families affected by the Sept. 11 attacks.
The Child Center in Springfield has received $2,000 from Salomon Smith Barney. Also, Trust Management Services donated $4,138 to help fund a teen parenting program in Cottage Grove. Plus, the McKay Family Foundation granted the center $3,500 to buy furnishings for therapy rooms.
The Archeological Legacy Institute has received $34,560 from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund to support student interns working on an archeological Web site.
The University of Oregon chapter of the American Marketing Association has donated $1,000 to the Southwest Oregon Chapter of the American Marketing Association to help finance the group's annual jobs fair.
Hyster Sales Co. of Eugene has donated a pallet jack worth $500 to the Catholic Community Services food distribution center in Eugene.
Willamette Family Treatment Services of Eugene received $10,000 from The Chambers Family Foundation for its child development center and Buckley detox center.
Business Giving runs monthly. It recognizes volunteer work, donations and other contributions by businesses, labor groups and others in the private sector. Fax items to Business Giving, 683-7631 or mail them to Business Giving, The Register-Guard, P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440. For more information, call business editor Christian Wihtol, 338-2381.