Category: News

Bed Drive Underway!

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Family Nurturing Center has kicked off its Beds 4 Kids Drive. It started at the beginning of February and will go until the end of the month.   FNC provides services to high-risk families to make sure kids are raising in a safe and encouraging space. Employees at the center say…



Family starts over after home lost to Almeda fire

Editor’s note: Light One Candle is an annual series sponsored by the Mail Tribune that focuses on an individual, group or agency who could use a helping hand during the holiday season. Once that need is filled, donations may be distributed to others in need. This father, 40, lost his construction job in April amid cutbacks…



Family Nurturing Center creates ‘family traditions kits’

The gift of quality time together is encouraging 200 at-risk families in Southern Oregon to create their own holiday traditions. “Family traditions kits” are the handiwork of Medford’s Family Nurturing Center, which serves families striving toward reunification under the state’s child welfare system. The festive packages, delivered this week, contain all the makings for a…



Local business come together for “Passion of Service 2020”

Passion for Service 2020

KOBI5 NEWS MEDFORD, Ore. – Service organizations in the Rogue Valley are in need of supplies and funds. As a result, multiple Rogue Valley businesses are joining together to answer the call for help. Medford Radiology, Adroit Construction, Garrison’s, Jackson County Physical Therapy, KDP Certified Public Accountants, Mercy Flights, RHT Energy and the Rogue Credit…



Family Nurturing Center: A Partner in Child Abuse Prevention

by Family Nurturing Center

From Children First for Oregon… We are proud to partner with the Family Nurturing Center (FNC) in Child Abuse Prevention in the Rogue Valley. Family Nurturing Center is one of 30 Relief Nurseries throughout the state, all supporting the unique needs of diverse communities, providing high-risk families with the intensive support they need for their children…



In the News: No Wrong Door

by Family Nurturing Center

Photo Caption: Bethany Pitts, after-school director for the Rogue Valley Family YMCA, shows kids how to make bouncy balls at Hedrick Middle School in July. The YMCA is one of several partner agencies in the Rogue Challenge that aims to connect clients with a more holistic range of services. Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune Written…