Watch The Register-Guard throughout the year to learn what our staff is up to in the community. We’re showcasing how each of us can all get involved and make our community even better.
We led off in January with Jeneca Jones, an account executive, who reads to students twice a week at Centennial Elementary in Springfield. Hey, if you can spare an hour a week, you can read to students, too. It’s proven to make a tremendous different in a child’s success in school. Check out: www.getsmartoregon.org
In February, we celebrated Oregon’s birthday and encouraged people to get involved. We know that small change adds up, so we asked our clients and vendors to help us create change for local charities by putting their spare change in a mason jar. In just one month, we raised almost $3,500 – one coin at a time. Yes, small change does add up.
March focuses on Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Production Manager Lindsey Greif and her grandmother encourage support this organization that addressing breast cancer at every stage –from the cause to the cures. You can learn more at: www.komenoregon.org
Here are some of the charities that benefited: Food for Lane County, Volunteers in Medicine, Looking Glass, CASA, and MDA.