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Thousands of children receive free books

Medford, Ore., — Hundreds of children are going home with twenty new books today, thanks to a local organization. Medford’s chapter of the Oregon School Employees Association reached out to “First Book” – a national non profit organization dedicated to overcoming illiteracy. …

Welcome home Klyde

Grants Pass, Ore., — Meet Klyde, looking at him now – he’s just a regular three year old boy. You wouldn’t know over the past year he’s been fighting a rare brain tumor. “A roller coaster. The first half was so rough …

Free wheelchair giveaway

Medford, Ore., — Two Rogue Valley families in need were given wheelchairs today– thanks a contest on Facebook. It all started after a woman posted on the “Jackson County scanner Group” page — wanting to donate her late husband’s electric wheelchair to …

Free Christmas dinner

Ashland, Ore., — People were lined up out the doors before they even opened. A free Christmas dinner at the Ashland Armory for anyone who wants to come. “It’s a cross section of society, it’s not just the homeless or needy folks, …

Free Christmas tree giveaway

Central Point, Ore., — For some families in Jackson County the holiday season is the hardest part of the year. “Trees are expensive on the lot, sometimes it’s a choice between buying gifts for your kids and putting a tree up for them. …

Local organizations offer Thanksgiving meals

Medford, Ore.- Organizations through southern Oregon are offering free Thanksgiving meals. Below is a list of meals available: Medford Gospel Mission, 125 W. Jackson St., Medford 1:30-3 p.m. Doug Hoskins Resource Center, Jubilee Park, Cave Junction 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The …

Free turkey dinner

Medford, Ore., — The holiday’s are upon us and the folks at Saint Vincent De Paul kicked off the season of giving today with their annual free turkey dinner in Medford. The 13th annual dinner provides a full meal, and sometimes even …

Halloween costume drive

Grants Pass, Ore., — A store in Grants Pass is doing its part to help children in need in Josephine County come Halloween. Magic Man Costume and Fun Shop is a donation and drop off location for people to bring gently used …