Members of the Oregon City Woman’s Club have successfully raised an impressive amount of $14,800 in donations. These funds have been generously distributed to various organizations throughout the city, making a positive impact on the community.
The OC group, a member of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs, has been actively supporting the community since 1903. With over 3,000 member clubs, their impact is widespread.
“The current members of our club are dedicated to improving our community and assisting those in need,” stated Club President Chris Wadsworth.
A Civic Improvement/Social Services Committee established by members of the Woman’s Club has announced the recipients of the funds:
- Oregon City’s Tumwata and Gardiner Middle Schools: In a commendable move, the club has recently acquired and donated a set of instruments to local schools. These instruments were carefully selected based on the recommendations of band instructors, ensuring that they fulfill the specific needs of the music programs.
- Providence Willamette Falls Medical Foundation: In a generous move, the hospital’s Cancer Center is set to receive care bags, providing much-needed support to patients. Additionally, a separate donation will be allocated towards capital improvements, specifically aimed at expanding the number of beds in the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Unit.
- Clackamas Repertory Theater: Club members have stepped up to help cover production expenses.
- Oregon City Public Library: Canvas mailers are set to be acquired for the “Books by Mail” program.
- Mt. View Cemetery Veterans Memorial Plaza: Plaques that were removed during the plaza’s remodeling will be reinstated.
- Oregon City Backpack Buddies: An organization is working to tackle the issue of child hunger.
- Children’s Healing Arts Project: A nonprofit organization enables children with medical disabilities to engage in art projects both at home and in hospitals.
- Oregon City Police: Officers are lending a helping hand in organizing a summer camp catered specifically for at-risk children.
- Pioneer Center: A community center program is providing support to homebound and low income seniors through its Meals on Wheels initiative.
- Project Start Right: School supplies provide assistance to foster and low-income children
- Helping Other People Eat: A group of food pantries has come together to utilize their recent donation in a heartwarming way. They plan to distribute birthday bags to those in need.
- Safe Place Family Justice Center: An organization is providing bags filled with essential items to support individuals fleeing domestic violence during their first night away from home.
- Wreaths Across America: Wreaths at Willamette National Cemetery to honor veterans interred
For more details: oregoncitywomansclub.org