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United Way Partners with Family Nurturing Center

MEDFORD, Ore. – United Way of Jackson County held its 25th annual day of caring on May 21st. Volunteers set out to clean up five different locations from Ashland to…

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…

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…

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…

Local business come together for “Passion of 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…

Child abuse awareness more important than ever

Mail Tribune by Peter Buckly, Sunday, May 10th, 2020. April of each year has been designated as Child Abuse Awareness Month in our country, and this year has been different…

In the News: Medford Food Co-op Looks to Create Positive Change with Your Spare Change

Written by: Katie Thoresen. A southern Oregon business is trying to create positive change. Medford Food Co-op is raising money for local non-profit organizations. Each month, one organization will get…

Family Nurturing Center: A Partner in Child Abuse Prevention

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…

In the News: No Wrong Door

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…

2018-2019 FNC Immunizations Rates

The Family Nurturing Center in Medford: The Family Nurturing Center in Phoenix: The Family Nurturing Center in Grants Pass (Josephine County): Immunizations Rates in Jackson County for Preschool age children:

In the News: Farm and Food Program Nurtures Family Gardening

Photo Caption: Shoppers browse the selection of plants at last year’s Heritage Plant Sale at Hanley Farm. Photo courtesy of Southern Oregon Historical Society. Written by Rhonda Nowak for the…

In the News: Listening to Our Communities on Early Childhood: Medford

Photo Caption: The Learning Loft Preschool. Written by Danielle Pacifico-Cogan for The Children’s Institute. Last week, Children’s Institute staff visited Medford for two days to hear from parents and teachers…

In the News: Oregon’s Relief Nurseries Support Families and Keep Kids Out of Foster Care

Photo Caption: Photo taken at the Chelsea’s Place Family Building Blocks Relief Nursery in Salem. Written by Melissa Duclos for The Children’s Institute. Children’s Institute: Can you explain how Relief…

In the News: Community Builder: Healing the Children

Photo Caption: Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune. Dr. Lee Murdoch, shown inside the Southern Oregon Pediatrics Center in Medford, has spent his career improving the health of Rogue Valley children…

In the News: First Interstate Bank Celebrates 50 Years by Providing Community Service

Written by Riche Garza for KTVL. Medford, Ore. — On October 8, 2018 two dozen employees from First Interstate Bank provided the Family Nurturing Center with an entire morning of…

In the News: Helping Families Nurture Each Other

Photo Caption: Mary-Curtis Gramley [Mail Tribune / Andy Atkinson] Written by Steve Boyarsky for the Mail Tribune. Q: What was the origin of Family Nurturing Center? Mary-Curtis: While I was…

In the News: Hope in L.I.F.E.

Photo Caption: Rebecca Schubbe, a mentor with the Family Nurturing Center, plays with her children Maretta, 3, and Bella, 4, at the center on Wednesday. Mail Tribune / Jamie Lusch…