2020 wildfires: In September 2020, we are accepting donations to support Coos County and Curry County nonprofits and community organizations helping residents affected by the 2020 Oregon wildfires.
COVID-19: Grant awards support Coos County and Curry County nonprofit organizations needing assistance due to conditions caused directly by the COVID-19 pandemic. To date, we have distributed $135,000 to local organizations including those providing food/meals; hospice care; mental health services; services for youth, domestic violence survivors, and child abuse prevention; services for persons with disabilities and persons experiencing homelessness; and residents in need of financial aid assistance. A summary of awards granted to date can be found here.
To donate to our Emergency Relief Fund, please click the PayPal link below (please include “covid-19” or “2020 wildfires” in the note field), or mail a check to UWSWO, PO Box 1288, Coos Bay, OR 97420 (please include “covid-19” or “2020 wildfires” in the memo field). Your donation will be distributed to local community organizations most in need during this time. If you would like your donation to be put toward a specific county, please make a note of that on your contribution.
Our sincerest thanks to Advanced Health, AllCare Health, Dutch Bros Foundation, The Ford Family Foundation, Oregon Community Foundation, Wild Rivers Coast Alliance, and numerous local individuals for their generous donations toward our emergency relief efforts.
Donors or nonprofit/community organizations are invited to use our Contact us form or call (541) 267-5202 if you have any questions.
Stay safe, stay home, Coos County and Curry County.