2021-2022 NCOB Charities
Each February the Newcomers Club of Bend membership nominates and votes for two local charities that we will financially support. The charities must have a 501-c-3 status and not have been our selected charity within the last five years.
Habitat for Humanity
We build strength, stability and self-reliance through affordable housing
Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to providing affordable homeownership opportunities for low to moderate income families and individuals in Bend and Redmond. Since 1989, Bend-Redmond Habitat has built more than 163 homes and repaired over 145 more, providing more than 1000 children and adults with safe, secure and healthy homes.
Since 1989 Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity has sustained an ever increasing impact on our community
Central Oregon Veterans Village
Bend Heroes Foundation is organized for the
The Central Oregon Veterans Village is a community of transitional shelters designed to provide shelter and services for homeless veterans.
The project is a Joint Venture between the Bend Heroes Foundation and Central Oregon Veterans Outreach (COVO). It is being managed as a public-private partnership with the City of Bend, Deschutes County, and the State of Oregon.
The Village is being modeled after a successful program in Clackamas County. Our goal is to have 15 shelters and a central community building. The community building will have kitchen, dining, case management offices, laundry, restrooms, and showers.
Services will include: