Navigating Difficult Conversations with Your Loved One

by Guy DiTorrice, Community Relations Director, Fox Hollow Residential Care Community BE THE BEST CAREGIVER & FEEL FANTASTIC DOING IT Each person providing care for a senior will embark on their own unique journey. Finding the right information ensures they are able to provide compassionate support and be an advocate for their friends or loved ones. We…

Register now for Neighborhoods 101: Thursday, April 6, 2017

by Rene Kane, Human Rights and Neighborhood Involvement Our annual Neighborhoods 101 Workshop is a great opportunity to meet people (like you) who are passionate about their neighborhoods. It’s a chance to learn more about Eugene’s neighborhood associations and discover ways to make your neighborhood even better! Please join us! Thursday, April 6, 2017 5:30 p.m.…

City Receives Funding for Repair Café Project Launch

The City of Eugene’s Waste Prevention program received a $35,000 grant from the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality and an additional $35,000 grant from the Urban Sustainability Directors Network to test the concept of “repair cafes” in Eugene. Repair cafes provide free meeting places for people to come to repair common household items like clothes,…

Emergency Minor Home Repair Program

from City of Eugene Website The City of Eugene has zero interest deferred loans (fee simple property) or grants (manufactured homes titled with the State as personal property) of up to $5,000 for emergency minor home repairs. Help is available for very low-income property owners to correct conditions that create an immediate threat to the…

LCC Rainy Day Pantry

by Lisa Carroll, ASLCC Sustainability Coordinator Lane’s Community College’s Rainy Day Pantry is run by students, for students! Our intent is to provide students with supplemental food to help get through those ‘rainy days’ when money is tight and food is hard to come by. Sadly, those rainy days are increasing for college students at…