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October 22, 2017

Domestic Violence Awareness Month Toiletry Drive

10349944_425902167556903_3610227624159589777_nOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and UO English is once again supporting the cause by making a donation site available. Look for the purple bin in 118 PLC, which will be available until November 16, 2017. (more…)

February 17, 2015

UO English Participates in 2015 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive

fdseal_webThe Annual Governor’s State Employees Food Drive has begun and will run through February 27.  This drive is the Oregon Food Bank’s largest food and fund drive of the year.  Our goal this year is to raise 200,000 pounds. Food barrels will be available in the main English office (118 PLC)

Oregon continues to have one of the highest hunger rates in the country.  As a result of growing levels of long-term unemployment, more than one in three Lane County residents (39%) is eligible for emergency food assistance. For the third year in a row, Oregon has the nation’s highest rate (29% ) for child hunger.  In Lane County, 53% of the children quality for free/reduced school meals.

You can help: (more…)