Central Oregon—Join us on Sunday, April 30, 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 >

Central Oregon—NeighborImpact is excited to announce that it has raised the $5,000,000 to build the new food program warehouse. A donor who regularly supports NeighborImpact and who has requested anonymity has made a generous gift that closed the gap on the warehouse construction fundraising. This gift was the single largest individual gift in NeighborImpact’s history. NeighborImpact would like to thank this donor, along with hundreds of others whose contributions have made the project possible. NeighborImpactRead More >

Central Oregon—Local affordable housing builders and developers will share information and answer questions about their upcoming affordable housing projects at an information fair at Redmond City Hall on Thursday, March 16. Presentations will be given from four local affordable builders and developers, including Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity, Kôr Community Land Trust, First Story, and Woodhaven Community Housing. Also Presenting, NeighborImpact’s HomeSource program will share valuable information about homeownership readiness and how to be prepared forRead More >

Central Oregon—Grateful Clips provides haircuts at no cost to those in need. The seventh quarterly Grateful Clips will provide new looks for individuals currently staying at Bethlehem Inn. Professional hair stylists will volunteer their time and expertise at the event on Thursday, February 16 from 3-5 PM. Volunteers from NeighborImpact organized the effort, NeighborImpact has many different volunteer opportunities. To learn more, visit www.neighborimpact.org/volunteer. About NeighborImpact: NeighborImpact is a private non-profit governed by a board of directors drawnRead More >

NeighborImpact’s Food Bank is building a new Food Warehouse! In celebration of the project, more than 100 attendees filled the temporary tension structure currently serving as staging and storage space for the overfilled food bank to witness the new building’s ceremonial groundbreaking on Jan. 20. “When I first started here 7 years ago the food bank distributed just under 3 million pounds of food that served about 22,000 individuals a month,” said Carly Auten, NeighborImpactRead More >

On February 3, NeighborImpact’s Child Care Resources (CCR) program was highlighted in a national news story on Good Morning America. The feature story explored child care deserts across the nation, shed a light on the struggles that child care providers face and recognized NeighborImpact as a prime example of people and resources pulling together to ease child care obstacles. NeighborImpact’s CCR program works with Central Oregon child care providers to help them start and expandRead More >

Central Oregon—NeighborImpact’s Food Bank is building a new Food Warehouse! In celebration of the project, NeighborImpact invites you to attend the groundbreaking ceremony at 9 AM on Friday, January 20. NeighborImpact’s Food Bank stores and distributes nearly four million pounds of food annually to Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. As the hub of the food distribution network in Central Oregon, it is the primary source of food forRead More >

By Design is a quarterly email newsletter that was created by NeighborImpact after August 2021 listening sessions during which NeighborImpact partners said they needed more information on the management and operation of a nonprofit. NeighborImpact needs reliable partners to leverage its work and resources, and investing in the operational strength and capacity of our partners help us do more. By Design January

Central Oregon— In an effort to address the child care crisis in Central Oregon, NeighborImpact is supporting the expansion of child care services by providing funding and educational opportunities to child care providers and persons wanting to become child care providers in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson Counties, and the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs. Funding for the program comes from an $8.2 million grant from the State of Oregon. Grants for child care providers, which includeRead More >