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Southern Oregon Success (SORS) Monthly Newsletters

July, 2017: July Newsletter
May, 2017: May Newsletter
February, 2017: February Newsletter
November, 2016: November Newsletter
September, 2016: September Newsletter
May, 2016: May Newsletter
April, 2016: April Newsletter
March, 2016: March Newsletter


Press Releases on Gordon Elwood

January, 2000: Gordon's Gift
January, 2000: Frugal Life Boon for Charity


Press Releases on Programs or Projects Supported by the Foundation

July, 2017: Camp Invention: Campers learn to design, build, engineer, create (Herald and News)
January, 2017: Medford celebrates graduation jump (Mail Tribune)
January, 2017: Community Builder: Investing in people can pay big dividends (Mail Tribune)
October, 2016: This doctor pioneered a way to treat stress in children, a startling source of future disease (The Washington Post)
October, 2016: Oregon farms face land crisis: report (The Oregonian)
September, 2016: SOU Students learn and teach on "The Farm" (Mail Tribune)
September, 2016: Annual cleanup effort grows in scope (Mail Tribune)
February, 2016: Food Project's 'Hunger Strike Force' pairs seniors, teens (Mail Tribune)
September, 2015: New La Clinica location aims to promote wellness (Mail Tribune)
August, 2015: Learning to lead (Mail Tribune)
May, 2015: One shopper at a time: Peach Street Market aims to offer organic produce for weekly pickup (Mail Tribune)
January, 2015: New Farmer Training Seeks To Boost Ranks Of Food Producers (Jefferson Public Radio)
Sept, 2014: I-5 viaduct pillars will get splash of color - Urban Medford Bear Creek Greenway Corridor Team (Mail Tribune)
July, 2014: C.O. Youth Conservation Corps hires 82 (KTVZ)
June, 2014: Mental health experts prove valuable in Medford schools (Mail Tribune)
June, 2014: Coping With Crisis in Schools (Mail Tribune)
January, 2014: School health center opens in Prospect (Mail Tribune)
October, 2013: Hanley Farm crops help families eat healthful foods and learn new life skills (Mail Tribune)
July, 2013: Foundation awards $141,847 to nonprofits (Mail Tribune)
July, 2013: Where Does Your Food Go? (The Medford Food Project)
April, 2013: A Rogue Mission to Enlist a New Generation of Farmers (Take Part)
August, 2012: A Taste Of Higher Learning (Mail Tribune)
February, 2012: Southern Oregon farm intern program offers college credit in addition to hard work (Oregon Live)
February, 2012: Settin g a FEAST (Mail Tribune)
February, 2012: Organizations look to improve valley's food system (Mail Tribune)
February, 2012: Finding Grace (Mail Tribune)
February, 2012: Rogue Retreat eyes expansion of site, services (Mail Tribune)
January, 2012: GEF Co-Funded Documentaries on Saving Salmon SOPTV (Educational Solutions)
January, 2012: A dream come true: Dedication of Brookings new college campus (Curry Coastal Pilot)
February, 2010: ScienceWorks Helps Schools Provide Science Education
January, 2010: Living Opportunities Presents Studio Sfumato
December, 2009: Elwood Grant Goes to Conservation Corps Youth
November, 2009: Listo Celebrates 15 Years of Community Service
October, 2009: Homework for Parents
October, 2009: WinterSpring Launches New Counseling Service for Children
October, 2009: High School Students Build Campground Yurts
September, 2009: CASA Advocates for Jackson County's Children
August, 2009: Earning Pay and an Education
July, 2009: ARC of Jackson County's Transition House Receives Grant
June, 2009: Children's Advocacy Center Announces New Art Therapy Project
June, 2009: Elwood Grants Distributed to 17 Regional Nonprofits (Mail Tribune)
May, 2009: Boys & Girls Clubs Continue Much-Needed Education Program
May, 2009: Friends of the Children Awarded $5,000
March, 2009: Living Well Expands Service in Southern Oregon
March, 2009: A Hand Up for Butte Falls Students
February, 2009: College Secures Grants for Scholarships
February, 2009: S.W. Oregon Community College Receives Scholarship Grant
January, 2009: Curry Co. Child Care Business Receives Safety Grant
December, 2008: Foundation Hands Out Holiday Cheer
January, 2008: Approaching Nursing Shortage
January, 2008: Nurses Take Action to Address Shortage
February, 2007: Talent Library Benefactors
October, 2006: Taking on the Scourge of Meth
July, 2006: SOU Accepts $140,000 Grant (Hispanic Academic Outreach Collaboration)
October, 2005: In Search of the Great Pumpkin
August, 2004: Reaching for a Better Life
January, 2004: Building a Learning Community (Mail Tribune)
January, 2004: Healthy Aging (Mail Tribune)
January, 2002: Foundation gives $86,000 to Local Efforts
January, 2002: White City Boys and Girls Club to Reopen
June, 2001: Grants from "Miser" go to Kids
January, 2001: Brighter Picture for Services
May, 2000: YMCA, Red Cross among First to Get Grants


Noteworthy Articles

June, 2014: “Stunning” Negligence: Trustees Must Personally Pay $1M in Fraud Case (NonProfit Quarterly)


Videos on Programs or Projects Supported by the Foundation


La Clinica 25th Anniversary Video



Adverse Childhood Experiences Study in a nutshell



Holiday Partnership 2015 - Wild Rivers Community Foundation



The Future Of Food And Farming In The Rogue Valley 2015 - 1000 Friends of Oregon



Holiday Partnership 2014 - Wild Rivers Community Foundation



Food Bank Challenge Grant 2013 - Wild Rivers Community Foundation



Beyond barriers: Player scores on and off the court 2012 - Kids Unlimited of Oregon


Gordon Elwood

"Never worry about numbers. Help one person at a time, and always start with the person nearest you."


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