We’re hosting a unique event, a street party, & a kickoff celebration – all in September!

August 30, 2019

Community members will rappel of the roof of the Oxford Hotel! On Saturday, September 7, those who visit the intersection of NW Lava Road and NW Minnesota Avenue between 11 am and 3 pm will see quite a sight! Community members will be rappelling off the roof the Oxford Hotel in downtown Bend as a […]

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We just awarded $310,000 to 26 local nonprofits to help build resilience in Central Oregon!

August 14, 2019

Twenty-six Central Oregon nonprofits have been collectively awarded $310,000 from United Way of Deschutes County as part of the organization’s annual grantmaking process. Every year, our local United Way launches a community campaign to raise funds that are used to address the most pertinent, unmet needs of individuals and families in our community. Funds raised […]

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Community Impact nonprofit grant applications!

April 15, 2019

At United Way of Deschutes County, we support local, direct-service nonprofits and programs that focus on a wide range of human health and wellness issues in Central Oregon. Each year we award grants to vetted local nonprofits and programs that focus on health, education, prevention and development, financial stability, basic needs, childhood trauma, community transformation, […]

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Go OVER THE EDGE for our community!

March 21, 2019

FACE YOUR FEARS. So our community’s most vulnerable don’t have to. On September 7th, 2019, a number of brave Edgers will have the opportunity to rappel down the Oxford Hotel in downtown Bend, Oregon in exchange for donations to United Way of Deschutes County. How to participate? Sign up now to become an Edger Easily […]

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Radiothon a Success!

February 25, 2019

We raised $11,635 at our Selco – United Way Radiothon on February 22! And, we had 3 people sign up for OVER THE EDGE! DJs from Horizon Broadcasting Group radio stations KQAK 105.7 and The Peak 104.1 were broadcasting live from M. Jacobs Fine Furniture all day on 2/22. The fundraiser, presented by Selco Community […]

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