Central Oregon—Join us on Sunday, April 24, from 3-6 p.m. for this popular annual pub-crawl-meets-progressive-dinner event. At this celebration of local food and drink, guests sample small plates and beverage pairings from a select group of chefs and restaurants in downtown Bend, all for a good cause. Guests set their own pace, exploring each stop on the tour at their leisure. Top off the fun with the after-party at McMenamins from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy aRead More >

NeighborImpact and the Oregon Food Bank donated 13 pallets of bottled water to the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs after an electrical fire damaged a pump at their water treatment facility, resulting in a boil water notice. NeighborImpact’s Warm Springs community liaison and tribes member, Dorthea Thurby, coordinates disaster response. “I am very grateful to NI for their donation of water to the Warm Springs community,” Thurby said. “It touches my heart to know thatRead More >

Central Oregon- On Thursday night, NeighborImpact’s board of directors had the honor of being addressed by Dr. Bernadette Futrell, head of the national Office of Head Start. Dr. Futrell, a Head Start child, began her career as an assistant Head Start teacher in Richmond, Virginia. She came to OHS in the Biden Administration from the National Head Start Association (NHSA), where she was most recently the senior director for effective practice. Dr. Futrell holds aRead More >

Central Oregon—The legislative package passed on Friday includes $8.2 million to NeighborImpact in support of child care providers throughout Central Oregon and the state. The nonprofit’s existing Child Care Resources program offers training, technical assistance and business support to child care providers, preschools and early educators in Central Oregon. These funds will enable the program to expand its services aimed at increasing supply of available child care, including providing funding to existing child care providersRead More >