What’s Up with the ToolBox Project, Your Tool-Lending Library​

by the ToolBox Project There’s lots happening at the ToolBox Project, and we’re always seeking volunteers at our tool library and for special projects. Thank you, City of Eugene, for Neighborhood Matching Grant funds to better meet community needs with disaster resilience tools and solar power. Additional NMG support is building a patio pergola for…

Navigating Difficult Conversations with Your Loved One: April 20

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…

EWEB is taking orders for emergency water containers

by Joe Harwood, Eugene Water & Electric Board Eugene Water & Electric Board customers who want to prepare for earthquakes, forest fires or other emergencies that could interrupt the delivery of drinking water can now pre-order 3-gallon water storage containers at a discounted price. Starting on March 22 EWEB customers can pre-order 3-gallon bisphenol A-free water…

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,…