2022 Calendar
of Meetings and Events

You are invited to attend meetings!

Women'sGift meetings, frequently hosted in a member's home and online, are generally on the 3rd Tuesday of the month.

You are most welcome to join us, please contact us for details.

 

Go here for details on meetings and information on annual events.

Meeting: January 18, 2022 3:30pm
Family Relief


Goals are to strengthen families, provide therapeutic early childhood classes, respite care for parent(s), parenting classes and support groups, Latino services, incorporates home visits and outreach services.

All participating families are self-referred to the Relief Nursery. Other services, include child and family mental health counseling, special education services, transportation to and from the Nursery, USDA approved breakfasts and lunches for children and good used clothing from the Clothes Closet. 
Meeting: February 15, 2022  3:30pm
KindTree


KindTree Productions Inc. is dedicated to celebrating and supporting individuals with autism and developmental disabilities through the arts, education, recreation, and community involvement.

Founded in 1997 by two group home workers determined to remedy their clients lack of meaningful activities, KindTree-Autism Rocks provides support, services, and information to empower and improve the quality of life for individuals and families living with autism and the professionals who serve them.
Meeting: March 15, 2022 3:30pm
Community Sharing​

The purpose of the Community Sharing Program is to help residents of South Lane County remain fed, housed, and safe while they work towards self-sufficiency. Today more than 4500 individuals rely on Community Sharing for help. This includes a food pantry, help with bus passes/transportation, Rx help, and many other programs.
Meeting: April 19, 2022 3:30pm 
Siuslaw Outreach Services (SOS)


Victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, human trafficking, and homelessness have been turning to SOS since 1986 for compassionate, understanding care, and the ability to escape circumstances while building a successful new life. SOS provides a way out and resources to support their clients’ recovery.
Meeting: May 17, 2022 3:30pm
CASA of Lane County -- Women'sGift Annual Fundraiser Recipient!​

CASA of Lane County’s sole purpose is to recruit and train qualified community volunteers to advocate in court for children who have been neglected or abused.
Meeting: June 21, 2022 3:30pm
The Latinx & Immigrant Family Wellness Hub


Their mission supports the lives of Latinx and immigrant community members by creating a safe space that fosters leadership, education, wellness, and connection. 
Meeting: July 19 2022 3:30pm
Bags of Love


A Bag of Love is a care package for a child in need – a child in poverty, moving into foster care, or one without a home at all. It provides a sense of security and comfort, a “security blanket” to hold onto at what may be the worst point in his or her young life. It is a ray of hope in a time of crisis.
August Back-to-School Backpack Drive​

Email us for details on what items are most needed, and where to drop off donations. 

Meeting: September 20, 2022 3:30pm
Looking Glass Counseling


The Counseling Program offers outpatient mental health services for children, youth, and adults who are experiencing difficulties in their lives. Therapists help families address a wide range of mental, emotional, behavioral, and situational issues.
Meeting: October 18, 2022 3:30pm
Annual Business Meeting
Meeting: November 15, 2022 3:30pm
Sleep in Heavenly Peace


Sleep in Heavenly Peace is dedicated to building, assembling and delivering top-notch bunk beds and bedding to children and families in need. "No kid sleeps on the floor in our town®."
Meeting: December 13, 2022 3:30pm
Junction City Local Aid
 

JCLA provides basic needs assistance and economic relief to people living in the Junction City School District and the Junction City area of rural Lane County. This includes food, utility and energy assistance, prescription/medical assistance, transportation assistance, clothing, and serves as a referral source for area resources.
 

Meeting Details

Women'sGift holds 11 meetings a year. At 10 of these monthly meetings, most hosted at a member's home, a pre-selected local nonprofit makes a presentation, answers questions, and then receives a donation.

In the Spring, we conduct a fundraiser and host a Scrabble Luncheon. ​

If you are interested in attending, please contact us. We always welcome those who wish to visit, and hopefully to become new members!

Additionally, Women'sGift has these three annual events:

  • August: Donate back-to-school backpacks and school supplies to school children 
  • November: Holiday support for families in need

  • Spring: Annual Fundraiser 

 

"... a woman alone has power; collectively we have impact." — Shelly