Redmond, OR- This summer, Roundabout books in Bend held a book drive in support of NeighborImpact Head Start. The drive secured 900 books for economically disadvantaged children in Central Oregon. 450 books were donated by Neighborimpact donors and Roundabout Book patrons. The other 450 were purchased by SELCO Community Credit Union in support of Neighborimpact Head Start. On Tuesday, October 29, Selco will distribute the books to children in a Head Start classroom at Head Start’sRead More >

Redmond, OR– Temperatures across Central Oregon are dipping for those experiencing homelessness. To help meet the crucial need for a safe, warm place to sleep, NeighborImpact is distributing funds in support of shelters across the region. The nonprofit was awarded an Emergency Solutions Grant by Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and is sharing 100 percent of those funds with partner organizations. NeighborImpact is passing $107,900 of funds on to nine regional providers offering emergency shelter orRead More >

Redmond, OR– It was October 22, 1982 when President Ronald Reagan first proclaimed October as Head Start Awareness Month. NeighborImpact has provided Head Start programming to under-served families in Central Oregon for 18 years, and continues to expand those programs annually. NeighborImpact’s Head Start is a comprehensive early education program for children from at-risk backgrounds from birth to age 5. From early math and reading skills to confidence and resilience, the program helps children build the abilities they need to be successful inRead More >

Redmond, OR– NeighborImpact attended a celebration held by Oregon Business in Portland last week in honor of the state’s best 100 nonprofits to work for. The title of 100 Best Nonprofit is awarded annually to qualifying nonprofit organizations that are ranked based on employee satisfaction and importance of 31 workplace qualities in six categories including work environment; management and communications; mission and goals; career development and learning; benefits and compensation; and sustainable practices. NeighborImpact was the only largeRead More >

Supporting NeighborImpact and its Emergency Food Program, First Interstate Banks’ Empty Bowls fundraising event, presented by Lonza Pharma & Biotech, will take place on October 27, 2019 at the Central Oregon Community College Campus Center. Event guests will receive a beautifully handcrafted bowl made by local potters as well as gourmet soup or chili made by COCC Culinary Institute, artisan bread from the Village Baker, beverages and dessert. Guests will enjoy a relaxed dining experienceRead More >