Northwest Youth Corps received the following donations: Umpqua Bank, $432 (value of volunteers' time during United Way Day of Caring), Associated Oregon Loggers, $970; Pacific Cascade Federal Credit Union, $1,049; Farwest Steel Corporation, $105; Do It Best Corp., $503; Cascade Home Center and Equipment Rental, $250; Columbia Sportswear Co., $500; Siuslaw Financial Group, $1,000; Pacific Continental Bank, $500; and Kingsford Manufacturing Co., $130.
Pacific Continental Bank provided funding to the following organizations: Womenspace, $2,500; Oregon Trail Council, $1,000; Great Rotary Duck Race, $3,000; Oregon Club of Eugene/Springfield, $1,000. Holt International, $2,500; Lane Community College Foundation, $1,500, and ARC of Lane County, $850.
Altrusa International of Eugene Inc., provided $600 and 271 books, valued at $542, to the Early Literacy Institute of the Eugene Speech and Hearing Center to benefit preschool children with speech and language disorders who are at risk for reading difficulties.
Westwind Forest Products and Cascade Structural Laminators donated materials and services valued at $26,000 to build an Alaskan yellow cedar bridge to link a publicly owned corridor at the headwaters of Amazon Creek in Eugene.
The Eugene branch of Northwest Community Credit Union helped raise $2,690 in honor of National Hunger Awareness Week for nonprofit agencies throughout Oregon, including FOOD for Lane County. Cricket, a mobile phone service provider, gave $5,000 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Oregon, which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Business Giving runs monthly. The column 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 Ilene Aleshire, 338-2377, or e-mail email@example.com.
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|Date:||Nov 19, 2006|
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