the Lane County Holiday Helper Challenge
Calling all Better World Humans looking to make a difference in the Eugene-Springfield community.
The global pandemic has turned our world upside down, especially organizations focused on achieving a greater good. During this years holiday season, we are challenging you to support one of these four non-profits listed below.
The purpose of this challenge is to give you an avenue to creating a better community for all of us. This is an opportunity for you to be a part of our community story through your kind gesture.
We want this challenge to be accessible to everyone. Whether you have limited time or money, you'll have the opportunity to make a difference in our community.
How to Participate:
1. Select one non-profit organization below and support them in whatever capacity you are able to.
2. Tag us on your social media of choice and a friend that you challenge as well.
(Alternative) If you're not a social media person, no worries! Send us an email at so we can feature you and your contribution!
BWC Social Media Handles:
LinkedIn The Better World Challenge
Tik Tok @thebetterworldchallenge
Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley
If you choose to support the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley, you'll be supporting an organization that is inspiring and empowering the youth of our community to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
Be a part of the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley this holiday season by donating books, art/school supplies, non-perishable foods, kid masks and or a flat monetary donation.
Your support helps our youth in working-class families achieve success during these difficult times.
The Y has been a trusted leader in healthy living, youth development and community-building in Eugene since 1887.
This Holiday Season they need your help with their "Opportunities for All" campaign to ensure everyone who needs it has access to Y services and programs.
Starting Nov. 16, they'll need your help stocking their Little Free Pantry with canned and other non-perishable foods.
White Bird Clinic
White Bird does incredible work in our community. They are a collective environment organized to enable people to gain control of their social, emotional, and physical well-being through direct service, education, and community.
Discover how you can make an impact through White Bird by checking out their numerous campaigns serving our community.
St. Vincent De Paul
St. Vincent De Paul assists the poor and those in need of consolation, seeking out and utilizing every resource.
There are numerous ways you can support St. Vincent De Paul this holiday season by volunteering at the Egen Warming Center and for their Holiday Joy program.
If time is limited for you, you can donate and support their youth house for girls. In addition, you can donate items for the unhoused including tents, tarps, winter jackets, and gloves.
SVDP wants you to know that little things can make a big impact.
Relief Nursery provides services to low-income, Lane County families, with a core focus on building successful and resilient children, strengthening parents, and preserving families.
To keep families, supporters, volunteers, and staff safe, we've had to make a few changes. This year we have two new ways to brighten the holiday season for a Relief Nursery child and their siblings.
1. Purchase a $20 gift card to Target, Walmart, Amazon, or Fred Meyer.
Gift cards can be mailed to 1720 W. 25th Avenue, Eugene OR 97401 by December 11th or you can contact Maggie to schedule a drop-off time:
2. Donate in any amount to Relief Nursery's Virtual Giving Tree by December 11th.
A gift card will then be purchased with your donation and given to a
Relief Nursery child or their sibling.
Visit: to learn more.