Nonprofit Eugene

Nonprofit Eugene is hosted by Sam Evans. He talks with nonprofits to learn about their mission, how they impact our community and world, and how people can get involved. He holds a M.S. in Nonprofit Management and Philanthropy from Bay Path University. www.NonprofitEugene.org and look for us on Facebook and Twitter. Email: NonprofitEugene @ gmail.com RSS Feed: http://nonprofiteugene.libsyn.com/rss
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Nonprofit Eugene is hosted by Sam Evans and co-hosted by Tatiana Bryant. We talk with nonprofits to learn about their mission, how they impact our community and world, and how you can get involved. Look for us in the iTunes podcast store, on TuneIn RadioStitcher Radio, and www.NonprofitEugene.org. Connect with this show on Facebook and Twitter or email NonprofitEugene @ gmail.com.
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May 25, 2016

June 4 (1) - Center for Community Counseling The Center is a non-profit mental health organization that for more than three decades has been a resource for low-income and uninsured adults in Lane County who are in need of mental health services but have no other means of receiving assistance.

June 4 (2) - Oregon Contemporary Theatre OCT creates bold entertainment, challenges expectation, inspires curiosity, encourages dialogue and supports positive change. They believe theatre can transform audiences, students, artists, our community and the world around us.

June 4 (3) - Downtown Languages The mission of Downtown Languages (DTL) is to increase opportunities for immigrants and build respect and understanding across cultures by providing language, literacy, and other educational programs.

If your organization would like to talk about your mission and the good work you're doing in our community, contact us at NonprofitEugene @ gmail.com and connect on Facebook and Twitter.

May 25, 2016

Kristin and Erik from Community Supported Shelters, joined our program. This nonprofit's focus is creating low-cost/big impact strategies for supplying safe basic shelter and a supportive community to those in need.

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May 10, 2016

Anya and Beth, co-founders of The Toolbox Project, joined our program. This nonprofit serves the Eugene-Springfield metro area by providing members with low-cost access to building repair and garden tools to transform their homes, businesses and neighborhoods. Their goal is to help individuals, families and neighborhoods thrive by creating a space where we can all share, build and grow together.

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Apr 27, 2016

Chandra LeGue from Oregon Wild was our guest. They work to protect and restore Oregon’s wildlands, wildlife, and waters as an enduring legacy for all Oregonians.

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Apr 26, 2016

Kari Rosenfeld joined our program. She's the Lane County Area Manager for Start Making A Reader Today (SMART). They are Oregon's largest literacy nonprofit helping thousands of children become confident, successful readers by providing one-on-one reading support & books to keep.

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Apr 7, 2016

Tara Whitsitt joined our program. She is the founder of Fermentation on Wheels. It is a grassroots organization that provides free food education and inspires people through workshops, literature, & visual arts projects that raise awareness about food sustainability as well as teaching fermentation.

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Apr 3, 2016

Patty Driscoll from OSU Extension Lane County and Leigh Rider, President, Lane County Master Gardeners Association joined the program. Topics included the kinds of extension programs offered, the ballot initiative in support of extension services, pesticides, how to become certified as a master gardener and what that means, the annual plant sale, and donation and volunteer opportunities.

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Mar 27, 2016

Darcy Phillips, Executive Director of Cornerstone Community Housing joined the program. Cara Mico was the co-host. We discussed what the affordable housing need is in Lane County, success stories, what affordable community housing is, and Cornerstone's services that encourage personal growth and economic independence.

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Mar 27, 2016

Board members Joey Curtin and Diane Bolte-Silverman joined our program and Cara Mico co-hosted. We talked about SPOT's mission, accomplishments, community need, future goals, upcoming events, and volunteer opportunities. Stop Pet Overpopulation Today is a volunteer organization that raises funds to assist pet owners with the cost of spaying or neutering their dog. Contact them at 541-607-4900.

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Mar 22, 2016

Daniel McNally joined the show. He's the board President for Animal Rescue Teaching for ALL (any level of learner). We talked about their mission, upcoming events, history of the organization, types of animals cared for, tours, horse camps, riding lessons, pony parties, and more.

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Mar 20, 2016

Renee Irvin, UO Director, Master of Nonprofit Management Program joined us. Topics included UO's nonprofit management program, local and regional nonprofit climate, Oregon minimum wage legislation and the impact to nonprofits, planned giving, Giving Tuesday, financial transparency, and discussion on the number of local nonprofits and their viability. Tatiana Bryant co-hosted this program.

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Feb 28, 2016

Community Voices: Thought provoking discussion with Cynthia Beal from the Natural Burial Company. We learned what a natural burial is, how to plan for one, and why it's a great alternative to the steel coffin and vault option commonly used today in American cemeteries. Joining the program was my new co-host Cara Mico.

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Feb 28, 2016

Patricia Wigney joined the program to discuss autism and the work Bridgeway House is doing to support children and families. We learned about their programs, services, and upcoming events. Tatiana Bryant was introduced as one of our new Nonprofit Eugene co-hosts.

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Feb 20, 2016

Welcomed one of my two new co-hosts to the Nonprofit Eugene program. Tatiana Bryant and Sam discuss the minimum wage increase and its impact to nonprofits, 990s and nonprofit transparency, Giving Tuesday, planned giving, volunteerism and the financial value of volunteers.

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Feb 18, 2016

Oregon Supported Living Program enhances the lives of adults with developmental disabilities by providing person-centered residential, vocational, and supported living programs with emphasis on the arts and community integration. We discussed the various programs offered with special emphasis on the Arts & Culture Program. Guests were Mija Andrade, Development Director and Jamie Walsh, Arts & Culture Program Manager.

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Feb 11, 2016

The South Willamette Valley Honor Flight  transports veterans in Oregon from Benton, Lane, Lincoln, and Linn counties to Washington, D.C. to visit the memorials honoring their military service and sacrifices. Guests were director Mike Pungercar and Navy WWII veteran Vern Thompson.

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Feb 2, 2016

Pro-Bone-O is Lane County's only nonprofit dedicated to providing free veterinary services, food, and supplies for the pets of people who are homeless. Jeannie Peterson and Kristina Clarke joined our program.

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Jan 26, 2016

Rachel Collins and Else Wieseke joined the program to talk about the Womenspace mission, services, success stories, intimate partner violence warning signs, myths, crisis line assistance, upcoming events, and prevention programs.

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Jan 23, 2016

Terrance Kinnamon and Christine Burkey talked with us about the hospice program provided by Cascade Health Solutions. We learned what hospice is, when it's prescribed, how the needs of the patient are paramount, support provided to families, and insurance/Medicare coverage. 

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Jan 19, 2016

Talked with Krystal Young and Kris Elsbree from Walama Restoration Project. We learned about the organization's mission, why habitat restoration is important, what work is involved, current and upcoming projects, and how their education programs and work parties restore natural habitats in our region.

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Jan 12, 2016

Welcomed A Team Justice League to the program. We talked about their mission, fundraising events, the organization's use of tools, technology, education, and camaraderie to increase the safety and well being of families experiencing autism and other disabilities.

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Dec 31, 2015

Discussion about Giving Tuesday, minimum wage increases and the impact for nonprofits, recap of Sam's favorite interviews and a top 5 countdown of the most popular Nonprofit Eugene episodes in 2015.

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Dec 22, 2015

Discussion with Shelley Corteville, director of the Egan Warming Center. We talked about the organization's history, mission, services provided, community need, and ways to help area homeless during the cold and warmer months of the year.

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Dec 15, 2015

Discussion with Executive Director/Founder Mandy Cracknell and Jonah Misner from SevaDog Rescue. We learned about their work to rescue and rehabilitate dogs that need training and behavior readjustment. They also assist other rescues, support local spay/neuter programs, help find the right family match for rescued dogs, and offer support assistance after adoption. They're doing great work filling the rescue gaps in our community. 

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Dec 5, 2015

Discussion with Executive Director, Cary Lieberman and Lauren Merge, Communication and Events Manager at Greenhill Humane Society. We learned about the many programs the organization offers the community, success stories, funding sources, upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, the adoption process, and euthanasia policy.

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