Tag: Mail Tribune

In the News: Mother of Two Struggling After Moving to Medford

Written by Sarah Lemon for the Mail Tribune. Mother of 14-year-old and 14-month-old daughters, this woman struggles financially since relocating from Curry County to Medford. Clothing, a few gifts and funds for fuel would energize her efforts to hold her family together. A graduate of OnTrack’s HOME Program, the 42-year-old woman also has completed Family…



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 several partner agencies in the Rogue Challenge that aims to connect clients with a more holistic range of services. Andy Atkinson / Mail Tribune Written…



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 Mail Tribune. Spring is here, and that means the Family Nurturing Center of Medford’s Farm and Food Program is gearing up for another season of…



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 and their families. Written by Steve Boyarsky for the Mail Tribune. Q: If you could wave your magic wand, what would you like to see…



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 Written by Tammy Asnicar for the Mail Tribune. At age 6, Daylene Padilla witnessed her half-sister’s father commit suicide in their home. It was just…