It may be a couple days early, but two nonprofits have already begun giving thanks by serving free Thanksgiving dinners to the community at the Salvation Army Church and at Saint Joseph’s Community Kitchen.
OAKLAND — Intent on preserving the spacious rolling hills and oak savannas of Mildred Kanipe Memorial Park, a small group of volunteers attended a hawthorn eradication party Saturday to remove the invasive thorny bush.
At an American Red Cross emergency preparedness presentation Saturday, about 50 senior citizens learned about the importance of having an emergency plan for disasters before they occur.
Organizers of the second annual Christmas Dinner are working to make the holidays a festive time for all by providing hot meals and gifts for seniors, the homeless, veterans, low income families and anyone in need of holiday cheer.
With four days left before the Operation Christmas Child’s shoebox collection drive ends Monday, there’s still time to fill a shoebox with goodies for children in countries suffering from war, poverty or disasters.
Boy Scout Troop #112 is coordinating its 32nd annual community-wide holiday food and gift basket program in the North Umpqua area .
Two nonprofits teamed up to make it easier for children to receive much-needed health and dental services on Saturday.
WINSTON — The first impression can be a lasting one, which is why the city of Winston is taking a deeper look at how visitors see it at first glance.
A dozen volunteers shuffled thousands of papers into envelopes Thursday afternoon as part of a city-wide fundraiser to save the Roseburg Senior Center.
Southern Oregon Goodwill Industries is planning to close the Goodwill As Is Outlet at 1807 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg at 4 p.m. on Nov. 4. The outlet store and donation site opened in 2010.
NeighborWorks Umpqua is celebrating 25 years of assisting people with low or moderate incomes obtain affordable housing and community-based economic opportunity across Douglas, Coos and Curry Counties.
Second Chance Village, the organization proposing to place transitional housing somewhere in Douglas County, is set to host an “American Idol”-style sing-off to raise funds.
Covered in soapy bubbles, dogs of all shapes and sizes were washed in plastic kiddie pools while their owners donated to For the Love of Paws Income Based Veterinary Services.
Walking all night long around the track at Melrose Elementary School, 38 teams participated in Relay for Life of Douglas County this weekend, raising $188,877.81 for the American Cancer Society.
CANYONVILLE — Ten nonprofits in Douglas County, and many more throughout Oregon, are set to receive thousands of dollars from the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation, the tribe announced Thursday.
Five exhibits will be on display at the Umpqua Valley Arts Center galleries from Friday through July 8, portraying multiple approaches of artistic expression for local art enthusiasts to appreciate.
Don’t think you are going to some ordinary zoo when you’re heading to Winston’s Wildlife Safari. Visitors will truly get up close and personal with wild animals from Africa, Asia and the Americas in a 600-acre habitat, as well as learn about them and the Safari’s noted conservation efforts.