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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

March, 2019: Juntos: Together, we succeed (Mail Tribune)
January, 2019: 2019 at ScienceWorks: Curiosity for a lifetime (Mail Tribune)
December, 2018: Community Builder: Healing the children (Mail Tribune)
June, 2018: Every child deserves an advocate (Mail Tribune)
June, 2018: Local innovation creates opportunities for student success (Mail Tribune)
April, 2018: Repairing harm from crime (Mail Tribune)
October, 2017: Grad rates up at Medford schools last year (Mail Tribune)
August, 2017: Students gain art experience through Favell program (Herald and News)
August, 2017: Community Builder: Helping people gain their lives (Mail Tribune)
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)
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, 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

Grants Pass Museum of Art
2020 Student Virtual Art Show

Heart of Oregon Corps 20th Celebration
2020 Youth Achievement Awards

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

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Mother Teresa
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