NeighborImpact’s Energy Assistance program has partnered with the City of Bend to provide a bill payment assistance program for water utility bills. This program is aimed toward assisting COVID impacted households who receive water services through the City of Bend. Eligible households must meet the following four criteria: must have been affected by COVID-19 pandemic, must have a water utility account through the City of Bend, water utility bill must be in a household member’s name, must meet low income guidelines for 60%Read More >

NeighborImpact’s Weatherization Program is accepting applications from residents of Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs to help lower energy costs and increase the durability of their homes. The Weatherization Program provides free services to income-qualified renters or homeowners living in manufactured and stick-built homes. The program is currently scheduling home energy audits for qualified applicants. Apply today and have a more comfortable, energy-efficient home by winter.  Services provided include insulation forRead More >

NeighborImpact’s Energy Assistance program has secured funding to assist residents of Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs with energy  costs. NeighborImpact applies bill payment assistance  toward residents’ electric, natural gas, propane, oil and wood/pellet bills as a lump-sum payment. Individuals whose income falls at or below sixty percent of the state median income level qualify for these services. It is important that residents apply now;  Oregon Public Utility CommissionRead More >

Central Oregon— With in-school food programs limited throughout the summer, Ford Fund and Robberson Ford team up with Central Oregon food banks to stock shelves and help fill the gap. Robberson Ford is teaming up with Newport Market in Bend, June 11th through June 30th, to donate jars of peanut butter to help NeighborImpact food bank meet the summer demand for nutritious, kid-friendly foods. Peanut butter is a food item loved by food banks and kidsRead More >

Central Oregon—This week, residents and volunteers will improve their communities, kicking off a weeklong celebration of neighborhood revitalization activities nationally recognized as NeighborWorks Week. During NeighborWorks Week #NWweek (June 5-12), NeighborImpact and other NeighborWorks organizations across the country will highlight neighborhood change and awareness and host a number of events that educate, train and enlighten. The events demonstrate the value of neighbors helping neighbors. This year, NeighborImpact will launch a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion communityRead More >

Central Oregon—The NeighborImpact Head Start and Early Head Book Drive kicks off June 1, 2021 at Roundabout Books in Northwest Crossing. After a successful book drive in 2020, NeighborImpact is excited to partner with Roundabout Books and SELCO Community Credit Union for this third annual event. The 2021 book drive aims to collect 1,000 new books for children in our Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Books go directly to children in the programRead More >