The Gift of Time: Giving back to the community

EUGENE, Ore. – Volunteering – it’s a popular resolution that is made at the start of a new year. In “The Gift of Time”, Alan Matthews takes a look at some of the volunteer opportunities available for area residents.

In the first part of the series Monday, we’ll explore a couple of the larger organizations that rely on volunteers and talk with volunteers.

Charles Glenn and Mark Meyer are two men that donate their time to Food for Lane County. Both moved to Eugene in recent years and both were able to learn more about the community through their volunteer efforts.

Charles works in the warehouse, helping breakdown larger boxes of food into smaller boxes. This makes the distribution process easier.


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By Alan Matthews

Sign up to volunteer for the postal drive (on December 3 and 10) here.