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Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2021 There’s a saying in life, “Everything is about perspective.” While we can certainly think of 2021 as “year two of the pandemic” (and a very trying one at that), we all know that there’s also a lot of positive going on in the world. That’s certainly been the case for Every Child…
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New video shares C.O. teens’ experiences in foster care

New video shares C.O. teens’ experiences in foster care     The group Every Child Central Oregon, which supports the region's foster families and recruits more to meet the need, released a video this week that features teens describing their experiences in foster care. You can watch it at https://vimeo.com/659502763/59cf91c68f
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Every Child Central Oregon receives $25,000 grant from Oregon Community Foundation

Every Child Central Oregon receives $25,000 grant from Oregon Community Foundation REDMOND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- Every Child Central Oregon is the grateful recipient of a $25,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation to support their continued volunteer engagement and expansion efforts. Every Child Central Oregon provides low-barrier opportunities for community members to volunteer as individuals,…
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Newsletter Fall 2021

Hello Friends! When Every Child Central Oregon (ECCO) launched in 2019, we never imagined the possibility of a pandemic—no one could have foreseen that crisis coming, let alone the challenges of launching a nonprofit during lockdowns and more. Yet two years later, here we are, thriving thanks to you! Read Full Newsletter
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Foster Care Services in Central Oregon Get a Financial Boost

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Foster Care Services in Central Oregon Get a Financial Boost, Thanks to Brooks Resources Corp. 50+-year-old real estate firm awards Every Child Central Oregon $5K to further its nonprofit mission throughout the tri-county region. REDMOND, Ore., July 28, 2021 — Every Child Central Oregon(ECCO) is thrilled to announce a recent grant bestowed…
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Newsletter Spring 2021

Hello Friends! We are so grateful for each of you who have volunteered, supported kids and families with tangible items, and started the journey of becoming a foster provider. Each of you matters, and you are all making a difference in our community. Read Full Newsletter
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Every Child Central Oregon Kicks Off National Foster Care Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Every Child Central Oregon Kicks Off National Foster Care Awareness Month  Fundraiser Activities, Including Summer Shoe Drive for Local Youth ‘Sole’ purpose? Collecting 400 pairs of new shoes to meet Central Oregon Need Above: Thump Coffee employees show where people can drop off new shoes. REDMOND, Ore., May 5, 2021 — Last…
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Inside Central Oregon

Every Child Central Oregon Director Melissa Williams was a recent guest on Inside Central Oregon, a weekly public affairs program from Horizon Broadcasting Group. "We fill the gap between the community and the foster care space here in Central Oregon. So, we have easy onramps for people to get involved, to learn more about foster…
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