Who We Support

We are proud to support the following agencies during the 2017-2018 campaign cycle!

Your United Way donations can be designated for any of these organizations:

Baker City Backpack Program Program exists to help reduce food insecurity for students in School district 5J by providing weekend meals to students in order to facilitate academic success. 541-523-5201

Blue Mountain Council Boy Scouts of America  The BSA mission is to prepare young people to make ethical choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law. Scouting serves young men ages 7 to 20 and young women ages 14-20. 541-963-2858

Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)  of Eastern Oregon  Provides compassionate, highly-trained volunteers who are empowered by the courts to provide best interest advocacy for over 60 abused and neglected infants and children each year. National research shows that children with a court appointed special advocate volunteer are half as likely to languish in foster care and much more likely to find safe permanent homes than children who do not have a CASA volunteer. Check out their profile on LaGrandeAlive.TV541-963-2993 

Elgin Food Bank  An organization operated by volunteers and dedicated to providing supplemental food and household items to income eligible individuals and families living in Elgin, Imbler, Summerville, and north Union County. 541-786-8995

Kids’ Club  Kid’s Club’s mission is to ensure the safety of children while providing activities that enhance social, cognitive and physical growth. Originating in 1995, Kid’s Club offers parents a safe, affordable alternative to leaving their school-age children at home alone while they work or attend school; promotes academic achievement, improved social skills, self-confidence, and gives kids a chance to grow to their greatest potential. Check out their profile on LaGrandeAlive.TV541-663-1492

Mayday  Working with domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse victims to achieve freedom from fear, pain, and abuse; freedom to live as happy, healthy individuals. Offering assistance, support, counsel, and education not only to victims of today, but of yesterday, and to prevent victims of tomorrow. 541-523-9472

Mt. Emily Safe Center  Mt. Emily Safe Center provides a comprehensive multi-disciplinary approach to the holistic assessment of child abuse. We coordinate services and connect families to community resources. 541-963-0602

Neighbors Together  Neighbors Together ministers assistance to the elderly, disabled and needy. Check out their profile on LaGrandeAlive.TV541-709-1045

North Powder Food Bank  Provides supplemental food for eligible low income families in North Powder and Haines. 541-898-2146

Shelter from the Storm  Working to break the cycle of domestic and sexual abuse in our community through intervention, individual advocacy and awareness–the Shelter provides services to victims and their families in a safe environment. 541-963-7226

The Salvation Army The Salvation Army is committed to meeting the various needs of residents in Baker and Union Counties in Eastern Oregon. They provide food boxes weekly, lodging assistance, transportation, Back-to-school supplies, Christmas assistance, Youth Camp, and League of Mercy, which delivers gifts to the elderly in assisted living facilities. 541-523-5853

Union County Search and Rescue  These volunteers assist citizens reported missing within Union County. Available 24 hours a day, they are equipped for rescues in all types of terrain and weather. They provide outdoor safety education in a variety of settings. 541-963-1017

Other Employee payroll contributions can be made out to any human services nonprofit operating in Union and Baker Counties. For example, we help local workers support Union Food Bank, Baker Little League, Oregon Rural Action, St. Jude’s, Red Cross, Blue Mountain Humane Association, and New Hope for Eastern Oregon Animals. You can look for local nonprofits here: Baker CountyUnion County

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