Nonprofit News and Events

  • NeighborImpact Head Start Children Honor Kaylee Sawyer

    2/24/2017 2:00 PM

    KK Readers, a foundation in memory of Kaylee Sawyer, will honor Ms. Sawyer’s birthday on March 2nd, 2017 at an event that will benefit the children of NeighborImpact’s Head Start Program. Ms. Sawyer shares her birthday with Dr. Seuss and, like Dr. Seuss, she was passionate about children and wanted to be a teacher.

  • NeighborImpact’s Energy Assistance Program Reduces Services – Program Hit Hard by Weather and Funding

    2/13/2017 2:00 PM

    NeighborImpact has announced that the Energy Assistance Program will be reducing program appointments and services beginning Monday, February 13th. Program funds have been hit hard this season due to prolonged colder temperatures and increased need by clients in the tri-county area.

  • New Member Joins NeighborImpact - Board of Directors 2017 Officers Named

    2/9/2017 8:30 AM

    Crook County resident and newly-elected Prineville City Councilor, Theresa Rodriguez, has been elected to the NeighborImpact Board of Directors. Ms. Rodriguez formally worked for the State of Oregon Employment Department transitioning adults to new employment opportunities, and is currently owner of T&R Trucking. Ms. Rodriguez is strongly interested in affordable housing issues and is a parent of two former Head Start students.

  • NeighborImpact Receives Department of Environmental Quality Grant: More Food, Less Waste and a Cleaner Environment

    1/5/2017 3:10 PM

    On December 23, 2016, the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) announced a Materials Management Projects grant award of $50,000 to NeighborImpact’s Food Bank, specifically the food recovery program. The food recovery program recovers produce, dairy products, bread and meat from 18 grocery partners, transporting the food in refrigerated trucks to NeighborImpact’s warehouse for distribution to 42 emergency food sites, i.e. partner agencies, in Central Oregon. Each month, this effort feeds approximately 20,000 local residents.

  • NeighborImpact Featured in New Publication

    12/27/2016 12:20 AM

    Central Oregon nonprofit NeighborImpact is featured in a new book, “NeighborWorks Works: Practical Solutions from America’s Community Development Network.” The book was released last week. The book highlights innovative solutions to affordable housing and community development challenges.

  • At Big Belly Burgers in Sunriver, Donations are Off the Wall

    12/7/2016 1:40 PM

    Big Belly Burgers & Brew of Sunriver recently presented NeighborImpact with funds from patrons participating in a pop-up fundraiser. A patron started the event off by donating matching funds in the amount of $100 almost a year ago. The $100 was pinned to the wall and subsequent cash gifts in the amount of $1, $5, $10 and $20 were added to the challenge until the wall was covered in cash.

  • Brix Law Gift Supports Feeding a Hungry Central Oregon

    11/28/2016 11:10 AM

    In honor of its first anniversary, Brix Law has made a substantial donation to Feeding America, a Partner of NeighborImpact in Central Oregon. The gift will be used to underwrite the operating expenses associated with feeding 22,000 Central Oregonians monthly.

  • Lead Free: NeighborImpact Head Start Tests Sites for Lead

    7/28/2016 10:00 AM

    Awareness around lead in our drinking water in Oregon is rising and some schools in our state have had issues with high levels of lead in their drinking water. Given that children are especially susceptible to lead exposure because their bodies absorb metals at higher rates than adults, NeighborImpact thought it necessary to test all Head Start sites in our service area.

  • NeighborImpact Head Start Accepting Applications for 2016-2017 School Year

    5/10/2016 7:35 AM

    NeighborImpact Head Start is now accepting applications for enrollment for the 2016-2017 School Year. Children who live in Crook and Deschutes Counties may be eligible for Head Start, a free, high-quality pre-school and family support program. To register, families must meet income eligibility requirements and submit an application and income documentation.