#GivingTuesday

Dear Friends, Connections365 is participating in #GivingTuesday tomorrow, one of the biggest days of the year for charitable giving. Although the big day is tomorrow, you can already start to help us TODAY through two different avenues. Do you care about youth gardens, or know someone who does? Our therapy garden is low on tools and we have partnered with SeedMoney to replace them. Our project

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August 28 Open House

Connections365 is hosting an open house/information session on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 from 4:30pm-6pm at 4890 32nd Ave SE Salem, OR 97317. Please join us to learn about our programs and ways to help youth and families in our community. Information provided about DHS Treatment Foster Care, Oregon Youth Authority Foster Care, Respite Foster Care, Mentoring and Volunteer opportunities. Meet our staff and ask

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Oregon State Fair Discounted Tickets

Connections365 Partners with Oregon State Fair to Raise Funds for Youth Programs Campaign offers special, reduced Fair ticket pricing to support a good cause Purchase Tickets Here Connections365 is partnering with the 2018 Oregon State Fair to raise funds by selling advance, specially-priced admission tickets to the Fair, along with carnival ride wristbands. It is all part of All4Oregon, the Oregon State Fair’s three-prong partnership

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Foster Plus Campaign

An ambitious statewide campaign has launched to reduce the growing deficit of foster homes in Oregon. Thirteen social service providers, including Connections365, have partnered to recruit and certify new foster parents to work with the most at-risk youth in the state. Called Foster Plus, the campaign’s goal is to bring in 150 new therapeutic foster beds over the next three years. A therapeutic foster

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CCPC Announces Name Change

We are pleased to announce some exciting news; we have a new name and logo! Our new name, Connections365, still represents all that is wonderful about CCPC. It also demonstrates our growth over the past few years. In addition to providing treatment foster homes and mentoring services, we also provide mental health services, residential services, a new satellite counseling office on Commercial street, and

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Greenhouse Ribbon Cutting

CCPC’s Grounds and Property Manager, Kevin Solomon, is excitedly working to construct a new greenhouse on our campus. Paired with our therapeutic community garden, the greenhouse will allow CCPC youth to learn more about growing and harvesting different types of plants, and will give them opportunity to sell the fruits of their labor to the community. Future plans for the greenhouse include adding solar

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Shop & Donate

Today, March 16, if you shop at Amazon, please use this link. For every purchase you make, Amazon will donate 5% to the CCPC. While this program, known as Amazon Smile, is available all the time, for today only that’s 10x the regular donation amount! So shop away, and support the work we do with Oregon’s youth and families. UPDATE: Though the one-day promotion

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Pajama Bowl 2017

It’s time to start practicing your bowling skills – registration is now open for the 12th annual #PajamaBowl event! Save the date for April 2nd and sign up today at www.PajamaBowl.com. This event makes a big impact in the lives of the foster children we support at CCPC. By participating, you’ll help foster kids enjoy activities like joining a sports team, attending a school

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Saying Good Bye

One of the hardest things about working with foster youth is saying good bye. Here at CCPC, our staff and foster parents develop meaningful relationships with the youth we are privileged to serve. Recently, reflecting on the exit of a longtime CCPC client, CCPC Office Manager Christie Edwards wrote the following words. We hope that this gives you a window into the important work

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