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This is a list of local organizations seeking help this holiday season:

Willow Learning Center, a school for children with autism, needs a computer with a touch screen, a CD/tape player, copy machine, office supplies, cash. Send donations to 87898 Laporte Road, Eugene, OR 97408. Call 484-1770.

Scottsburg Community Service Association, which supports community agencies, needs cash and a dozen tablecloths, 6 and 8 feet long. Send donations to P.O. Box 524, Scottsburg, OR 97473, or deliver to Bob's Market, Milepost 18 on Highway 38. Call (541) 587-4325.

American Red Cross, which aids local disaster victims, needs cash to provide shelter, food, clothing, medical care. Send donations to Oregon Pacific chapter, 862 Bethel Drive, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 344-5244 or 747-5276.

Creswell Public Library Tree of Joy, which provides gifts for children from low-income families, needs gifts, cash. Choose a tag with a gift suggestion from the trees at Ray's Food Place and Siuslaw Bank or send donations to 40 W. Oregon Ave., Creswell, OR 97426. Call 895-3053 or 942-3291.

Community Sharing, Cottage Grove Tree of Joy, which provides basic needs to low-income residents, needs cash or gifts. Choose a tag with a gift suggestion from trees at Wal-Mart or Ray's Food Place or send donations to P.O. Box 351, Cottage Grove, OR 97424. Call 942-2176 or 942-3291.

Handicapped Friends Penpal Club, which helps the disabled find pen pals, needs money for a laptop computer, stamps, stationery, envelopes. Send donations to P.O. Box 623, Dept. RGG, Cottage Grove, OR 97424.

Mutual Home, Catholic Community Services of Lane County, which provides transitional housing for mothers and children, needs pots and pans, twin and toddler beds, a television and a DVD player. Send donations to 1025 G St., Springfield, OR 97477. Call 485-1344.

Stop Pet Overpopulation Today, provider of low-cost spay or neuter coupons for dogs and cats, needs cash. Send donations to P.O. Box 12053, Eugene, 97440. Call 485-7768.

Aid Africa, which helps refugees in northern Uganda, needs cash for supplies. Send donations to 285 Maple St., Eugene, OR 97402. Call 689-7170.

Golden Bond Rescue of Oregon, which finds homes for golden retrievers, needs cash for veterinary bills. Send donations to 485 Coburg Road, Eugene. Call 344-9550.

Catholic Community Services Food Rooms, which provides food boxes, needs small toiletries, gloves, socks, stocking caps, cash. Send donations to 1025 G St., Springfield or 1095 W. Seventh Ave., Eugene. Call 345-3628, Ext. 316.

Direction Service, which supports families who have disabled children, needs gift certificates for holiday baskets. Send donations to P.O. Box 51360, Eugene, OR 97405. Call 686-5060.

Coburg Food Pantry, which provides food to needy people who live in the Coburg Fire District, needs a refrigerator or freezer. Send donations to 91193 N. Willamette St., Coburg, OR 97408. Call 434-6404.

Downtown Initiative for the Visual Arts, which supports downtown revitalization, needs cash for operations, art supplies for its classroom. Send donations to 110 Broadway, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 344-3482.

Eugene Mission, which provides food, clothing and shelter to homeless people, needs food for Christmas dinner, hats, socks, gloves, toiletry items, candy canes, toys, pajamas. Send donations to P.O. Box 1149, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 344-3251.

The Bearen Foundation, which helps low-income pet owners with vet bills, needs cash, 10-foot-by-10-foot pop-up tents. Send donations to P.O. Box 10375, Eugene, OR 97440. Call 242-3827.

The Sidney Center, which supports families who have experienced miscarriage, still birth or infant death, needs cotton material or flannel for quilts, copy paper, pocket folders, note cards, stamps, cash. Send donations to 1075 Washington St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 284-2712.

Pearl Buck Center, which supports people with developmental disabilities and their families, needs gift cards, rolls of quarters, hygiene items, a DVD/VCR player, arts and craft supplies, checks made out to EWEB and SUB for utility bills. Send donations to 5100 W. Amazon Drive, Eugene, OR 97405, 345-8506.

Bay Area First Step, which provides affordable housing and other support to families in early recovery, needs cash for indigent client fund. Send donations to 1741 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay, OR 97420. Call (541) 888-3111.

Center for Family Development, outpatient mental health and recovery services, needs art supplies, children's and adult board games, interactive toys. Send donations to 1258 High St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 342-8437.

Cascade Medical Team, which sends health care workers to Guatemala, needs cash for medical needs. Send donations to P.O. Box 528 Eugene, OR 97440. Call 747-1578.

Jacobs Gallery at the Hult Center, which supports local, state and national artists by bringing exhibits to the gallery, needs cash, a Macintosh laptop computer, office furniture, equipment. Send donations to the gallery at the Hult Center. Call 684-5635.

Springfield Jaycees, which collects gifts for children in low-income families, needs children's gifts for the "Tree of Giving." Drop gifts at the Springfield Fred Meyer, 650 Q St., or mail cash to P.O. Box 622, Springfield, OR 97477. Call 484-9550 or 606-3450.

First Book, which provides books to the children of low-income families, needs new books or cash for books. Send donations to First Book c/o Christine Hogan, Springfield Public Library, 225 Fifth St., Springfield, OR 97477. Call 342-3900.

Hosea Youth Services, which supports area homeless youth, needs warm clothing in large sizes, coats, gloves, knit hats, blankets, sleeping bags, tarps, socks, boots, hygiene items, cash. Send donations to 834 Monroe St., Eugene, OR 97402. Call 344-5583.

Upstart Crow Studios, a collaborative school of the arts, needs a copy machine, cash for arts outreach program. Send donations to 855 W. First Ave., Eugene, OR 97402. Call 688-8260.

Florence Area Humane Society, an animal rescue and placement facility, needs premium dog and cat food, pet supplies, office supplies, stamps, trash bags. Send donations to 2840 Rhododendron Drive, Florence, OR 97439. Call (541) 997-4277.

School Garden Project of Lane County, which helps schoolchildren create gardens, needs deer fencing, fence posts, cedar or redwood lumber, a tool shed, old carpet, boot scrapers, plastic pots, seedling six-packs, kitchen equipment, cash. Send donations to P.O. Box 30072, Eugene, OR 97403. Call 284-9984.

LEAD, a leadership skills program for low-income teens, needs gift certificates for electronics, music or clothing stores, food box items or gift certificates, clothing, a van, a security system, cash. Send donations to P.O. Box 11645, Eugene, OR 97440, or stop by the Nuestro Lugar/Our Place Teen Center at 965 Oak Alley. Call 342-8336.

ShelterCare, which serves families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and adults disabled by mental illness or brain injury, needs coats, socks, hats, sweaters, gloves, diapers, cleaning supplies, tents, sleeping bags, back packs, new blankets, alarm clocks, watches, toiletries. Send donations to 1790 W. 11th Ave., Suite 290, or 2222 Coburg Road, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 686-1262 or 465-3323.

Greenhill Humane Society, an animal shelter, needs clay cat litter (nonclumping), high-quality cat and dog food, large capacity pooper-scoopers, cross-cut paper shredders, gallons of white vinegar, toys, liquid detergent, liquid hand soap, antibacterial hand sanitizer, paper towels, pet supply store gift certificates. Send donations to 88530 Green Hill Road, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 689-1503.

Willamette Leadership Academy, a charter school focusing on leadership skills, needs two school buses that meet state standards (1995 or newer), a portable DLP projector, cash. Send donations to 87230 Central Road, Eugene, OR 97402. Call (541) 935-6815.

Cascades Raptor Center, a nature center and wildlife hospital specializing in birds of prey, needs medical supplies, chicken or turkey baby food, rain suits in different sizes for volunteers, lumber, pea gravel, crushed rock, a minivan. Send donations to P.O. Box 5386, Eugene, OR 97405, or deliver to 32275 Fox Hollow Road. Call 485-1320.

Scar/Jasper Mountain Center, which helps kids who have been abused find a permanent family, needs clothes, shoes, school supplies, toys. Send donations to 37875 Jasper-Lowell Road, Fall Creek, OR 97438. Call (541) 747-0689.

Womenspace Inc., a shelter and resource center for domestic violence victims, needs a good dining room table with eight chairs, new pajamas, socks and underwear (kids and mom sizes), unwrapped gender-neutral toys for all ages, art supplies and kits, a portable CD player, gift certificates, new hygiene products, disposable diapers, baby backpacks, safe and sturdy strollers, chairs, fans. Send donations to 1577 Pearl St., Eugene. Call 485-8232, Ext. 106.

Laurel Hill Center, which serves adults with severe mental illness, needs cash for medications, utility deposits, food, clothing. Send donations to 2145 Centennial Plaza, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 485-6340.

Eugene Service Station, which provides emergency provisions and services to homeless and at-risk adults, needs tarps, candles, flashlights, gloves, hats, sleeping bags. Send donations to 456 Highway 99N., Eugene, OR 97402. Call 687-5820.

St. Vincent dePaul, Vet Lift, which provides assistance to homeless veterans with addiction and/or mental health issues, needs cash, gift certificates for groceries, plants, art supplies, books, gifts for children/grandchildren, gym memberships, martial arts classes. Send donations to 705 S. Seneca Road, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 687-5820.

St. Vincent dePaul, Turkey Drive, which provides food boxes for the holidays to low-income families, needs turkeys, cash. Send donations to 705 S. Seneca Road, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 687-5820.

St. Vincent dePaul, Social Service Office, which gives emergency assistance to low-income families and individuals, needs cash for prescriptions, rent, food, transportation. Send donations to 456 Highway 99 N., Eugene, OR 97402. Call 607-0439 or 687-5820.

First Place Family Center, which provides services for homeless families, needs bedding, hygiene and laundry supplies, stainless steel shelving, commercial-grade entry mats, multicultural dolls, new infant car and booster seats, cash. Send donations to 1995 Amazon Parkway, Eugene, OR 97405. Call 342-7728 or 687-5820.

Heavy Athletics, which offers Olympic-style coaching and supervision for weightlifting in the Lane County Juvenile Justice Center, needs cash to purchase supplies. Send donations to 600 Dale Kuni Road, Creswell, OR 97426. Call 953-7946.

Lane County Foster/Adoptive Association, which supports foster and adoptive children and families, needs cash for an annual Christmas party. Send donations to P.O. Box 71531, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 946-1826.

Springfield Elks Christmas Baskets, which delivers food baskets to Springfield families, needs canned food, flour, sugar, cash. Send donations to BPOE Lodge No. 2145, 1701 Centennial Blvd., Springfield, OR 97477. Call 747-2145 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Early Start, which provides scholarships and mentoring to students, needs cash. Send donations to 2202 Friendly St., Eugene, OR 97405. Call 342-6306 or 346-3841.

Looking Glass Youth and Family Services, which serves the families of teens in crisis, needs backpacks, sleeping bags, planners, books, sports equipment, art supplies, cash. Send donations to 72-B Centennial Loop, No. 2, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 686-2688.

The Science Factory, a children's science museum, needs cash for a remodel, equipment, scholarships. Send donations to P.O. Box 1518, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 682-7888.

Family Relief Nursery, which supports families in crisis, needs toys, children's games, children's music, diapers, wipes, file cabinets, an electric screwdriver. Send donations to 720 N. 14th St., Cottage Grove, OR 97424.

Domestic Violence Clinic, which provides legal assistance to victims of domestic violence, needs cash for operations. Send donations to 1515 Agate St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 346-3857.

Healing Harvest Inc., which provides therapeutic horticultural activities, needs drip irrigation supplies, plants, soil, compost, garden supplies, cash. Send donations to 2035 Valhalla St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 915-0599.

Sponsors Inc., provider of transitional services for ex-offenders, needs bicycles, winter coats, work shoes, TVs, extra-large men's clothing, kitchenware, twin-sized bedding. Send donations to 1756 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 485-8341.

Camp Fire USA, provider of youth services, needs cash for summer camp scholarships. Send donations to 3575 Donald St., Suite 230, Eugene, OR 97405. Call 342-6338.

Friends of the Springfield Library, which supports library services, needs used books, magazines. Send donations to 225 Fifth St., Springfield, OR 97477. Call 741-8830.

McKenzie Community Track & Field, which is building a track and field complex and soccer field, needs cash for the project. Send donations to 1574 Coburg Road, Suite 870, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 822-3451 or 822-3477.

Relief Nursery, a child-abuse prevention program, needs cash, nonperishable food, twin sheets, children's mittens, scarves, underwear size 3T to 6/7, socks infant to child size 1. Send donations to 1720 W. 25th Ave., Eugene. Call 343-9706.

Bridgeway House, which supports those with autism, needs cash, family gifts. Send donations to 996 Jefferson St., Eugene, OR 97402. Call 345-0805.

Oregon Disaster Medical Team, which provides disaster response, needs software updates, airline miles, forklift repairs, trailer tires, signs, emergency medications, phone cards. Send donations to 995 Willagillespie Road, Suite 200, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 915-4375.

Center for Community Counseling, provider of mental health services for low-income adults, needs gift certificates to family fun places and pizza and burger restaurants, movie passes, a floor lamp, compact fluorescent bulbs, cash. Send donations to 1465 Coburg Road, Eugene. Call 344-0620.

FOOD for Lane County, provider of emergency food to Lane County residents, needs nonperishable food, bus tokens. Send donations to 770 Bailey Hill Road, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 343-2822.

Birth to Three, which supports new parents, needs diapers, wipes, formula, toilet paper, bus passes, grocery gift cards, art supplies, new English/Spanish books. Send donations to 86 Centennial Loop, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 349-7784.

Aurora Glass, St. Vincent de Paul, which provides vocational training, needs an annealing oven or $10,000 to buy one. Send donations to 2345 W. Broadway, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 681-3260.

Shelter Animal Resource Alliance, which does animal adoption and advocacy, needs new and used items to sell in gift shop. Send donations to 1035 River Road, Eugene, OR 97404. Call 607-8892.

Lane Independent Living Alliance, which does advocacy and referral for people with disabilities, needs a printer, scanner, small refrigerator, microwave, toaster, cash. Send donations to 99 W. 10th Ave., Suite 117, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 607-7020.

Parkside Community Preschool, a community-based nonprofit preschool, needs gift box and food basket items for its Adopt a Family program. Send donations to 117 Thomason Lane, Eugene, OR 97404. Call 344-1165.

Senior Connections, which supports seniors remain self-sufficient, needs cash to maintain the program. Send donations to 1015 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 682-4274.

Florence Christmas Baskets/Toy Program, which provide holiday baskets to low-income residents, needs new and unwrapped toys, gifts for teens, Christmas dinner foods, cash. Send donations to P.O. Box 1209, Florence, OR 97439. Call 997-8993.

Breaking Free, which provides training on violence prevention and self-defense for vulnerable populations, needs striking pads, a copier, a laser printer, cash. Send donations to 541 Willamette St., Suite 206, Eugene, OR 97401. Call 343-5513.

Eugene AYSO Soccer Organization, a youth soccer program, needs cash to provide scholarships to participants. Send donations to P.O. Box 2998, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 870-3209.

Wellsprings Friends School, a community-oriented alternative school for high school-aged kids, needs musical instruments, art supplies, school supplies, cash, picnic tables. Send donations to 3590 W. 18th Ave, Eugene, OR 97402. Call 686-1223.

Eugene Family YMCA, which provides life-enriching opportunities, needs a stereo/CD player for water aerobics classes, large kites for pool ceiling, two Kodak 5 MP digital cameras, Play Station 2, swimsuits, 15-passenger minibus. Send donations to 2055 Patterson St., Eugene, OR 97405. Call 686-9622.

Halfway Houses Services Inc., which provides housing and services to the mentally ill, needs gift certificates, movie passes, decorations, holiday food, cash donations. Send donations to 1774 Alder St. Eugene, OR 97401. Call 686-8438.

Esther's Harbor, which provides food, clothing, housing and rehabilitation to abused, at-risk women ages 18 to 26, needs nonperishable food. Send donations to 5080 Talisman St., Eugene, OR 97405. Call 338-3114.

Meals on Wheels, which delivers hot meals to homebound seniors in Lane County, needs small gifts for seniors. Send donations to P.O. Box 11336, Eugene, OR 97440. Call 682-4378.

Senior Meals Program, which serves midday meals at 12 area dining rooms to people 60 and older, needs table decorations, placemat decorating, gift bags, musical entertainment. Send donations to 1015 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 682-4483.

Reaching Out Mentoring Program, which mentors youth in Pleasant Hill School District, needs children's coats, sweat shirts, books, puzzles, games, school supplies, backpacks, office supplies, sports equipment. Send donations to P.O. Box 927, Pleasant Hill, OR 97455. Call 736-0495.

Florence/Mapleton First Book, which provides books to children from low-income families, needs cash for new books. Send donations to 87728 Tiernan Road, Mapleton, OR 97453. Call (541) 997-4428.

Assistance League of Eugene, which operates a dental clinic, provides clothing to needy children and has several programs for the elderly, needs cash, clothing, household items to put up for sale in its thrift store. Send donations to 1149 Willamette St., Eugene, OR 97401. Call 485-3721 or 688-6557.

Alvord-Taylor Independent Living Services, which assists people with disabilities, needs love seats, couches, dining room sets, tables and chairs, Christmas trees, a freezer, refrigerator, a mid-sized entertainment center, dressers, a VCR, TV, cash. Send donations to 405 North A St., Springfield, OR 97477. Call 736-3444.

The information on this list was provided by the charities and has not been vetted by The Register-Guard. We recommend checking out charities before donating.
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