The sole purpose of Bags of Love is to provide necessities and comfort items to children who are in crisis due to neglect, abuse, poverty or homelessness.

Through our unique distribution model, we address the immediate needs of these children and help support the community agencies caring for them.

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Barrels of Love

Donation Barrels are now available! Bags of Love is able to distribute donation barrels to locations in Lane County. To request a barrel, please complete and return our Barrel Request Form.

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Call to Artists and Crafters, 4th Annual Love of Bags

For most of us, a bag is simply a container we carry things in. At Bags of Love, we give more than just a bag. To a child who has been removed from his or her normal life, a Bag of Love ensures a sense of security, hope, and normalcy at a time when the […]

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Volunteer Appreciation

Dear Volunteer, We would like to honor you for all you do for Bags of Love. We hope you will attend our Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon on April 14, 2015. Please drop in at your convenience between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Lunch will include sandwiches, salads, desserts, and beverages. Flowers for all! The lunch will […]

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Thank You, Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 83!

On March 5th, 2015, Carl Pawlik presented Bags of Love Founder, Di Barrong, with a check for $1,000 on behalf of Sons of the American Legion, Squadron 83. The generous donation was made thanks to a desire to help children in the community and was from the squadron’s sale of Christmas trees. Squadron 83 plans to […]

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Spotlight: A Tribute to Our Quilter Queens!

Hats off to Becky Diehnel, Patty Harrison and Lynne Sheppard… “It’s surprising how seemingly unrelated pieces of fabric become a cohesive unit and a thing of beauty.” Considering the passion with which she speaks about her craft, combined with her dazzling artistry, one might be surprised that Lynne Sheppard is a relative newcomer to the quilting […]

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Updated Wish List – March

Hoodies and sweatshirts – all sizes, especially younger children Baby coats and sweaters Watches, wallets, flashlights and games (especially older boy toys) Pajamas (especially boys ages 11-12) T-shirts for girls (especially ages 9-10)

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Bunco Fundraiser

Spring into FUN with our Bunco Fundraiser on Tuesday, March 31st, from 7-9 p.m. at Lone Oak Assisted Living! *Dessert Provided* *Bunco Prizes* *Additional Drawings* Your support allows our organization to ensure that every child in need receives a Bag of Love. Because we are an all volunteer organization with no paid staff, you can […]

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Save the Date: Alice in Wonderland Art of Tasting

“Curiouser and curiouser…” Mark your calendars for this special event to benefit Bags of Love! When: Sunday, May 31st, 2015, from 12:00-5:00 p.m. Where: Silvan Ridge Winery, 27012 Briggs Hill Road, Eugene Join in the fun and benefit children in crisis. Costumes are encouraged! More details to follow soon!

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Hats and Gloves

A warm thank you to the Sheldon Park Assisted Living group who recently visited Bags of Love with a delightful array of hats and gloves!

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Bags of Love Donation Barrel Locations

Bags of Love is now able to distribute donation barrels to locations in Lane County. Current barrel locations are as follows: LeDoux Insurance 2160 W. 11th Ste. D Eugene, OR 97402 Farmers Insurance – Steen Jones 783 Grant St. Eugene, OR 07402 RE*BATH 315 Coburg Rd. Eugene, OR 97401 Pacific Source 110 International Way Springfield, […]

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