Last fall, 47 households in Douglas County participated in a group purchase of ductless heat pumps that was sponsored by Douglas County Smart Energy. Depending on the circumstances of the home, the ductless heat pump can reduce electricity use by 50 to 75 percent compared to electric resista…
Sutherlin Oakland Emergency Food Pantry will hold its annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser starting at 4:30 p.m. April 14 at the Sutherlin Community Center, 150 Willamette St., Sutherlin.
On March 16, the Roseburg Elks Lodge hosted five local charities at their weekly dinner. Umpqua Reading Council, Douglas County YMCA, Saving Grace Pet Adoption, Roseburg School District's Child Development Specialists and The Taylor-Hadfield Memorial Youth Fund each received an $800 donation.
A baby girl in Bali, Indonesia was born about seven years ago to a mother who planned to throw her in a well, but a pastor’s wife saved her and brought her to an orphanage called Mother’s Heart. At the time, the orphanage didn’t know if it had enough funding to support another child.
To Joanne Callaway of Roseburg, Christmastime means playing her cornet next to a bell ringer dressed in a Santa Claus suit, counting the loose change and dollar bills from red kettles, and celebrating the holiday at the Salvation Army in Roseburg.
A prank ad on Craigslist claiming — falsely — that local nonprofits are offering free trash drop-off service caused concern Thursday.
The Salvation Army is asking for more volunteer bell ringers and donations from community members during its last week of bell ringing outside stores.
Dressed in warm, red and white suits and dresses, volunteers playing Santa and Mrs. Claus delivered colorful bags of toys, clothes and other supplies to children across Douglas County on Saturday for the annual Christmas for Kids of Douglas County toy and clothing drive.
Three Douglas County entities have been approved for more than $72,000 in grant awards this fall by the philanthropic Oregon Community Foundation.
The Myrtle Creek Elks Lodge awarded $500 grants to the South County Food Bank and the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry. Another $500 was awarded to replace the 40-year-old mats at South Umpqua High School for the wrestling team.
WINCHESTER — With speakers, T-shirts, music and balloons, Blue Zones Project officially kicked off Monday night at Jacoby Auditorium at Umpqua Community College.
The YMCA of Douglas County will host a free coat-give-away event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday where children and adults of all ages in need of a coat are welcome to come to the YMCA and get one.