Villager Support Program

The Villager Support Program at Opportunity Village provides annual bus passes to all residents and also pays for residents to acquire state ID (needed for work or housing applications), renew a driver's license, or obtain job training or renew a work certification in order to take concrete steps toward employment and permanent housing. Some Villager Support funds are also available to pay rental housing application fees (usually $45-$50 per application) and to help with deposit costs. OVE residents requesting use of the Villager Support Program work with the OVE village coordinator and social work intern to develop goals and a transition plan prior to making their request.

We are pleased to announce two recent grants from SELCO Credit Union and the First Interstate Bank Foundation, both for $2,000 each earmarked for the Opportunity Village Eugene (OVE) Resident Support Program. We are grateful for the support these two local foundations have provided to the Village.

Here are some ways you can help support Opportunity Village!

1) Make a financial contribution...

Become an Opportunity Village Sustainer and give a regular amount every month, or send a check to SquareOne Villages, 458 Blair Blvd, Eugene OR 97402, with "Opportunity Village" in the memo line.

2) Come out and support our upcoming fundraiser...

Join us February 28th at Papa's Pizza Parlor on West 11th, and we'll receive 50% of the value of the food you purchase! You must bring this flyer with you in order to take advantage of this offer.

3) Donate items the Villagers can use...

Here is our current Wish List. You can donate any of these items directly to Opportunity Village, 111 N. Garfield St, Eugene, OR 97402.

Personal hygiene items

  • hand soap

  • deodorant

  • toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss

  • hair brush, comb

  • shampoo

  • disposable razors

Consumables

  • toilet paper (for a small personal supply)

  • Kleenex

  • Laundry detergent

Linens

  • Bath towel, hand towel

For the OVE communal kitchen

  • Large crockpot

  • Large roasting pan

  • Large stockpot

  • Several cutting boards

  • Large frying pan with lid, good quality

Specific items requested by individual residents. Please email or call (541-515-8575) Susan Schroeder to donate any of these, so Susan can make sure the item gets to the right person.

  • Black rain pants – men’s medium

  • Men's thermal shirt & bottom - size medium

  • Men's thermal shirt & bottom - size large

  • Men's scarves

  • Men's warm socks

  • Women's thermal shirt & bottom -- size medium

  • Women's boots -- size 8

  • Women’s winter shoes -- size 10

  • Women's winter coat -- size 1X

  • Men's winter coat-- size 1X

  • Men's winter shoes -- size 10 ½

  • Men’s Crossfit shoes -- size 10 ½

  • Women's rain boots -- size 0/2

  • Women's boots – black, calf-high – size 13 medium

  • Men's jeans -- blue or black -- 30” x 30”

  • Men’s winter coat -- size large

  • Men's boots -- size 14

  • Men's light rain coat -- size 3X

  • Men's shoes -- size 15 wide

  • Men's waterproof leather boots -- size 11

  • Men's leather gloves -- large

  • Hot water bottle

  • Rice cooker

  • 8x10 throw rugs

  • bike cable & lock

  • Nice large-handled umbrella

  • King-size sheets

  • Rechargeable lantern

  • Rechargeable Double A & Triple A batteries

  • 2 or 3 warm blankets

  • King-size sheets

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