Roseburg resident John McDonald stopped by a Battered Persons’ Advocacy center booth Saturday afternoon in the Roseburg Valley Mall to say he wanted to volunteer to help stop violence against women. “I think it’s important we all put aside some of our personal time to serve our community,” McDonald said. Representatives of nonprofit organizations like the Community Cancer Center’s breast cancer screening program and Start Making a Reader Today, or SMART, provided information to potential volunteers at the Umpqua Connects volunteer fair Saturday. Most said they had a trickle of interest throughout the day and a handful of potential volunteers. …
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