Please bring your new or gently used children’s clothes, toys and items to the following locations:
Elk Horn Brewery
686 E Broadway St
922 Garfield St
Le Doux Insurance
2160 West 11th Ste D
222 East Broadway
Farmers Insurance: Steen Jones
783 Grant St.
Bags of Love is able to distribute donation barrels to locations in Lane County. To request a barrel, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bags of Love Top 10
These are things that are always in short supply!
1. Disposable diapers in all sizes
2. Socks and underwear for school-aged children
3. Pajamas for school-aged children
4. Long pants for boys in sizes 3-16
5. Baby shampoo
6. Books for children ages 8-17
7. Prepaid phone cards for older children
8. Batting for quilts
9. Small toys for boys, ages 3-12
10. Cash donations of all sizes
Helping Children in Crisis
Bags of Love delivered 102 bags in October!
(valued at approximately $16,700)
Bethel Schools - 6
Malabon School - 11
Cornerstone Community Housing - 39
Creswell School District - 12
Foster Parent Association - 1
Lane County Maternal Health - 24
Lane ESD - 4
Treatment Center - 4
Womenspace - 1
So far in 2014, we have distributed 1,115 bags to local agencies with a value of $180,885. That's 1,115 local children in crisis who have been helped!
Wall of Fame
This month we honor some of the big-hearted folks who made it possible for Bags of Love to meet the growing need in our community:
Alta LaPlante, for making a seamless transition into the job of Sewing Coordinator and working hard to keep up with the demand for bag kits.
Mario Ruiz Front Door Homes LLC, for his generous donation to Bags of Love.
Sponsor: Eugene Active 20/30, for their wonderful donation to Bags of Love.
Agency: Cornerstone Community Housing, for their order of 39 bags!
Speaking Engagements & Visits
Call Di Barrong (541-501-7536) to arrange for her to speak to your organization/club/group or to arrange a tour of our facility. If you or your group wish to volunteer for an hour or more, we would welcome your help.
Fred Meyer Community Rewards
You can help Bags of Love earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer rewards card!!
Here's how the program works:
Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Bags of Love at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number (92251).