Crux Fermentation Project 5k Fun Run

Redmond, OR-Crux Fermentation Project’s 5K Fun Run will take place on June 29 at 11 AM at Crux Fermentation Project in Bend. The Oregon Brewery Running Series is about inspiring Oregonians to Be Active, Have Fun and Give Back. They host untimed family-friendly 5K fun runs that start and end at some of Oregon’s best breweries. Participants walk, run or jog 3.1 miles-then drink beer! Everyone is invited to enjoy the day’s entertainment: live music,Read More >

NeighborImpact Releases Answer Book

Redmond, OR–NeighborImpact, the region’s largest nonprofit provider of social services, recently released its biennial resource publication, the Answer Book. The Answer Book is an 80 page information booklet published in both English and Spanish. The book includes information compiled from local organizations about services available to residence of Central Oregon that fall into categories such as education, emergency services, employment, food, energy assistance, health, housing, legal aid, hotlines and more. Residents can use the bookRead More >

Mortgage Assistance Program Accepting Final Applications

Bend, OR – NeighborImpact’s 12-month mortgage assistance program will be accepting its final applications during the month of March. After March, the state-funded program will close and will no longer accept applications. Those interested in participating in the program are encouraged to apply now. The 12-month mortgage assistance program is designed to help Central Oregonians who are struggling to pay their mortgage and is available in the tri-county region. The program helps participants avoid foreclosureRead More >

Baby Promise Pilot Program to Increase Quality Child Care in Central Oregon

Central OR – Oregon is experiencing a true crisis in infant and toddler child care. The state lacks a supply of quality child care options for our youngest children. There are many barriers that families face when securing child care, including long wait lists, limited choices of available providers, a lack of quality care facilities and costs of care that rival the cost of college tuition. This lack of availability and affordability has a ripple effect of negativeRead More >

NeighborImpact to Host Spirited Happy Hour

Bend, January 14, 2019 – Central Oregon’s most spirited nonprofit is inviting community members 21 years of age and older to enjoy some spirits with them. Join NeighborImpact on January 23, 2019 for another Spirited Happy Hour event. This event is designed to thank the potters who created unique bowls for “Empty Bowls,” our annual signature event to relieve hunger. Spirited Happy Hour is the third in our series of casual events that encourages folks to gather atRead More >

NeighborImpact Hosts Early Head Start Ribbon Cutting

Bend, OR – This January NeighborImpact’s Early Head Start program is celebrating its one-year anniversary. As a part of this anniversary celebration, NeighborImpact is very excited to be launching a new addition to the program and will host an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony at the new location on January 17, 2019 from 3-6 PM at 2747 SW 6th St., Suite 103, Redmond. NeighborImpact’s Early Head Start program serves pregnant women and children ages 0 to 3 in the RedmondRead More >

NeighborImpact Invites You to Celebrate #GivingTuesday

Bend, OR- NeighborImpact celebrates #GivingTuesday by asking followers on social media to “Give $5, Tag 5 Friends.” Join NeighborImpact’s #GivingTuesday initiative by visiting Make a donation of at least $5 to NeighborImpact to kick off the charitable giving season, and post it to Facebook. When you make your post, tag 5 friends, and challenge them to make a gift greater than or equal to yours. Be sure to use #GivingTuesday, tell them why you choose to give, and tagRead More >

I Like Pie 2018 is Right Around the Corner!

Individuals and families of all ages and running/walking abilities are encouraged to come run/walk, bring pie, eat pie and have fun at the 2018 I Like Pie event. All proceeds of the event will benefit Girls on the Run and NeighborImpact. I Like Pie takes place on Thanksgiving Day, Nov 22, 2018. The two event options, an untimed 5k community run/walk and a shorter un-timed family fun run/walk, will again be in the Old Mill District with a new course design to ease congestion. The 3.1 mile courseRead More >

Whole Foods Feed4More

This holiday season, Whole Foods Market is raising funds for NeighborImpact through their Feed4More campaign. Between November 1 and December 24, guests can help feed a local family by making a donation of any amount of money at the register upon checkout. Last year the Feed4More fundraising campaign raised approximately $6,000, translating to 30,000 meals and 42,000 pounds of food. The organization hopes to see an increase in donations this year to accommodate a greatRead More >

Empty Bowls 2018

The 17th Annual Empty Bowls event will take place on October 28, 2018 at the Central Oregon Community College Campus Center. Tickets are on sale now and can be found at Attendees of the event 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 Bakery, beverages and dessert. Guests will enjoy a relaxed dining experience andRead More >

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