Greater Douglas United Way Announces The Ford Family Foundation Pledges $10,000 to COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

Greater Douglas United Way announced today that The Ford Family Foundation pledged $10,000to Greater Douglas United Way’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund. The fund has beenestablished to help our local community with urgent needs as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
100% of all funds raised will stay local and will go to provide support for our community’s organizations and individuals in need as a result of this pandemic.

The Ford Family Foundation supports the development of communities — from community capacity building to economic vitality…and once again they have stepped forward supporting our community in a time of need.

If you are interested in being a part of this effort, donations can be made online at www.gduway.org, checks can be mailed to our address at 702 SE Jackson St., Roseburg, OR 97470 or you can go to any Banner Bank branch in Douglas County to make a deposit directly. 100% of your gift will go to help people in need as a direct result of COVID-19. Greater Douglas
United Way will focus any funding on basic needs through local nonprofits for people affected by COVID-19.

All funds raised will be used to help those in need. Greater Douglas United Way will not charge any administrative expense on the fund. To date, GDUW has raised over $63,000 and has disbursed $25,000 to local member agencies.

Greater Douglas United Way is focused on helping make Douglas County a better and safer place to live, work and play by focusing on education, income and health – the building blocks for a good life.