Sep 5th - HIV Alliance Formed in 1984 to support people living with HIV/AIDS and prevent new HIV infections.
Sep 12th - Opal Center for Arts and Education Their mission is to create a diverse community through artistic discovery. They're my first Cottage Grove nonprofit.
Sep 19th - Shelton McMurphey Johnson House Constructed in 1888, the Shelton McMurphey Johnson House, or Castle on the Hill is a Victorian-era residence that is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. It is named for the three families who called it home over the years.
Sep 26th - Fertilab Thinkubator Fertilab is a non-profit community and network of resources that exists to support the entrepreneurial community in Lane County, Oregon. We are engineers, scientists, marketers, software developers, allied professionals – our common thread is that we all care deeply about entrepreneurship, particularly as a means of economic and workforce development.
Discussion with Lisa and Monica from The Modified Dolls Oregon Chapter. Topics include the organization's mission, accomplishments, what it means to be modified, charities supported, and upcoming events. Connect with Nonprofit Eugene on Facebook, Twitter or email NonprofitEugene@gmail.com.
She's known around the world simply as "The Ferret Lady." Discussion with Lane Area Ferret Shelter and Rescue shelter manager, Melanee Ellis. We discussed the organization's mission, history, upcoming events, and everything you ever wanted to know about ferrets. If you're thinking about getting a ferret or want to learn more about them, this episode is mandatory listening. Connect with Nonprofit Eugene on Facebook, Twitter or email NonprofitEugene@gmail.com.
Discussion with Executive Director Liora Sponko and First Friday Art Walk Coordinator Jessica Watson. We talked about the Lane Arts Council mission, values, upcoming events and their three focus areas. Arts education in schools, arts services for professionals, and the First Friday Art Walk. Connect with Nonprofit Eugene on Facebook, Twitter or email NonprofitEugene@gmail.com.
This first episode gives some background on host Sam Evans and how the idea for this show came about. We also discuss why this is a podcast vs. on a traditional radio station. Hint: It's all about flexibility and calls to action. Connect with us on Facebook, Twitter or email NonprofitEugene@gmail.com