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  • Relief Nursery on OPB Radio
    Relief Nursery on OPB Radio
    Relief Nursery’s Executive Director, Kelly Sutherland, and one of our families were recently featured on OPB’s radio show “Think Out Loud.” What a wonderful opportunity for more awareness surrounding our mission. Click here to listen to the podcast to learn more about our programs and the families...
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  • Meet The Smyth Family, A Relief Nursery Success Story
    Meet The Smyth Family, A Relief Nursery Success Story
    By: Jennifer Solomon Meet Heather Smyth and her 3-year-old son, Thomas. They’ve just emerged from a long journey against all odds, and they are forever grateful to Relief Nursery for the amazing support they have received. Heather arrived in Eugene from Portland, having just been released from...
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  • Disrupting The PreSchool To Prison Pipeline
    Disrupting The PreSchool To Prison Pipeline
    By: Terrence Killian, Mental Health Program Manager Each year in this country, approximately 50,000 children are expelled from preschool. It is disproportionately children of working-class parents and children of color who experience these disciplinary actions, and it’s often the first step on what’s being referred to as...
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  • Will you help Relief Nursery get an LTD stop?
    Will you help Relief Nursery get an LTD stop?
    Relief Nursery Robin Jacqua Child and Family Center in Springfield desperately needs a bus stop. The closest one is over a mile away and families must cross main street and the train tracks to get from the closest bus stop to Relief Nursery. Often with small children and strollers. LTD is providing an...
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  • Will you help us get enough rain suits for our children to continue gardening?
    Will you help us get enough rain suits for our children to continue gardening?
    A message from our Therapeutic Preschool’s site supervisor, Jessie Hernandez: As you know we have been gardening quite a bit this year. This has been such a good addition to our program’s children and families. We are thankful that Chef Angela has been so committed to her...
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  • Did you know you can help us through Amazon.com?
    Did you know you can help us through Amazon.com?
    That’s right; if you are looking for ways to help Relief Nursery’s children and families, visiting our wish list on Amazon is a great way to know exactly what we need and get it shipped directly to us. You can visit our Amazon Wish List here....
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