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Women, Infants and Children WIC – Jackson County

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The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a free nutrition education program that helps families identify healthy nutrition choices that work for them. Why WIC? Women on WIC eat a healthier diet, have healthier babies and receive early prenatal care. Infants born to WIC mothers weigh more and have improved growth and development rates. Children on WIC eat …

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Medford Gospel Mission

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The Medford Gospel Mission is an arm of the Rogue Valley’s churches, reaching out for more than 50 years to provide meals, shelter, clothing and Christ- centered hope to men, women and children in need in our community. Located 125 W. Jackson St. Medford, Oregon 97501 541-779-1597 http://medfordgospelmission.org/

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NAMI Southern Oregon

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NAMI of Southern Oregon is a nonprofit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (nami.org), the leading grassroots organization dedicated to providing education, support and advocacy for people with mental illness and their families. We are an all volunteer organization that offers help and hope for recovery. Mental illness is a medical condition that disrupts a person’s thinking, feeling, …

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Pumpkin Roll with Walnuts

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Pumpkin Roll with Walnuts is a yummy addition to your holiday festivities. Ingredients                                                                                  3 eggs 1/3 cup sugar 2/3 cup pumpkin (canned or cooked) 1 tsp lemon juice ¾ cup flour 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp ginger ½ tsp ground nutmeg ½ tsp salt 1 cup walnuts chopped   Filling: ¼ cup butter 1 cup …

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Save the Whiskers

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The Josephine County Animal Shelter, with the support of Shelter Friends and the citizens of Josephine County, have turned our shelter into a model for others’ to follow. In the past five years, adoptions, transfers, and owner redemptions have increased and euthanasia has dropped. Josephine County no longer has to euthanize animals to make space for new animals entering the …

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Foster Care & Adoption

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A Call to Community is geared towards those wondering what the whole foster care or adoption journey is about, what it means to partner with DHS Child Welfare, and for those who want to hear the perspective of people with boots on the ground! This is an honest conversation about both the highlights and the challenges of foster care and …

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Friends of the Animal Shelter

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Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) is a non-profit organization that was formed in 1990 to support the programs of the Jackson County Animal Shelter. Our vision is for all adoptable animals at the Jackson Country Animal Shelter to find a loving home. Our mission is to recruit and train volunteers who will save lives by increasing pet adoptions at the Jackson Country …

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Rogue Valley Humane Society

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The Rogue Valley Humane Society provides compassionate care for stray, unwanted, displaced, and abandoned animals and works toward ending pet overpopulation so that there will be no more homeless pets. We are committed to placing every healthy, adoptable animal in a loving lifetime home, teaching responsible pet guardianship, and maintaining community spay-neuter programs. For more information please visit http://roguevalleyhumanesociety.org

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Spay Neuter Your Pets-SNYP

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SNYP (Spay neuter your pets) remains the only animal welfare organization in Jackson Country focused 100% on prevention. In addition to helping the community at large, many Rogue Valley animal welfare organizations also rely on SNYP and regularly refer their clients to us for spay/neuter information and services. SNYP volunteer phone counselors talk with local independent animal rescue groups and community members about …