Central Oregon—Looking for something fun to do this Saturday? Come make a ceramic bowl for a good cause! Prineville Potters unite! Clay Dragon, Ruddy Waters Pottery, Crow Ceramics and Starrflower Studios will be at the The Art Corral Saturday, August 27th 10am-4pm. The Throw Down event begins at noon. Come try your hands at throwing a bowl on the pottery wheel and shop for pottery at the different studios’ booths. All bowls made will be donated to NeighborImpact for First Interstate Bank’s EmptyRead More >

Let us introduce you to Dorothea ‘Dot’ Thurby. Dot is a born-and-raised Warm Springs tribal member and has been working for NeighborImpact as a program liaison in Warm Springs for one year. She links persons to our services and is a voice for the Native population, communicating real needs to us that she gleans from residents and from the Tribes’ Emergency Management department. Since her hiring, Dot has helped 671 residents secure services through ourRead More >

Jessica and Rocky Szenczy bought a home in La Pine sight-unseen after falling on hard times. “We had nowhere else to go,” Rocky said. “We were in a bind, and we bought this place.” Only after moving did they realize that the property used to be a junkyard, with scraps of garbage still strewn about. What’s worse, the couple discovered that the home’s well was only 30 feet deep, and it was running dry. “IRead More >

Central Oregon—If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payment or your property taxes, NeighborImpact may be able to help with the Oregon Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF). These funds help qualifying homeowners who are at risk of losing their home by paying past-due balances and/or providing ongoing payment relief and other housing-related expenses. NeighborImpact’s HomeSource program offers counseling to assist you in understanding HAF, the process, qualifying, and applying to this program; along with otherRead More >