Retailer Target Corp. has donated $4,000 to the child abuse prevention program of the Center for Community Counseling in Eugene.
The St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County has received the following: $25,000 from the Paul G. Allen Charitable Foundation for a rental rehabilitation program; for an intervention program for at-risk boys, $10,000 from the McKay Family Foundation, $5,000 from the PeaceHealth Employee Council, and $1,000 from the St. Martin de Porres Foundation; and $2,000 from Eagle's View Management for the agency's family center.
The Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation has awarded the following: $2,500 each to The Arc of Lane County, the South Lane School District, and Willamette Valley Babe Ruth Baseball. Arc will use the money for an after-school program for children with developmental disabilities; the school district will use the money to buy computer software to be used by students; the baseball group will use the money to continue work on its west Eugene sports complex. Also, Cottage Grove High School received $1,000 from the foundation to buy video equipment for English and drama classes, and the Springfield Public Library's Library Card Scholarship Fund received $1,000.
Ambrosia Restaurant in Eugene raised $5,500 for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund for victims of the Sept. 11 attacks.
The Springfield Ribbon of Promise, a campaign to end school violence, has received the following donations: $1,012 from JETS Promotions Inc.; $10,000 from the Woodard Family Foundation; and $12,000 in golf tournament proceeds from the Valley River Inn in Eugene.
The Oregon Trail Council of the Boy Scouts of America received $3,450 from Monaco Coach Corp.
Springfield/Eugene Habitat for Humanity received $10,000 from the Chambers Family Foundation to help build a residential subdivision in Springfield.
Express Personnel Services in Eugene has donated $500 to Northwest Christian College to be used as a scholarship.
SELCO Credit Union has donated $26,745 to school programs in Lane and Deschutes counties.
Northwest Youth Corps in Eugene has received the following: $25,470 worth of production work by National Meeting Co. and FunnelBox Mediaworks to create a new video; a total of $20,000 from The Ben B. Cheney Foundation, the Collins Foundation, and theJackson Foundation for new camping and work gear; $7,139 from the L.L. Stewart Pass-Through Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation and the Evergreen Hill Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation for work at the Collier State Park and Logging Museum and marketing of Youth Corps programs; $9,946 in cash, services and products from Associated Oregon Loggers, Balance Restoration Nursery, Jerry's Home Improvement Center and Clippernet Inc; and $1,000 worth of products from the REI Eugene store.
Camp Fire USA Wilani Council has received the following: $20,000 from Eagle's View Management for the Camp Wilani renovation project; $3,000 from Sony Disc Manufacturing and $2,000 from The Chambers Family Foundation for an esteem-building program in area schools; and $500 from Wal-Mart of Eugene for a habitat restoration project.
Eugene-based printing company IP/Koke donated printing services totalling $8,500 to the following groups: United Way/FOOD for Lane County; McKenzie Willamette Hospital Foundation; Kidsports; Eugene Concert Choir; and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
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 338-2381.
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|Date:||Dec 6, 2001|
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