Willamette Valley Street Rods
Through our Community Outreach Programs (COPs), our members are proud to provide a small automotive based scholarship along with donations of time, toys, food, and cash to the worthy non-profit organizations below. Please consider a donation to aid these worthy causes.
This local charity works to prevent child abuse and neglect providing therapeutic classes for the children & home visits, parenting education, and other services for families workng towards three main
WVSR has been a proud supporter of FBB since 2002, with many members volunteering their time to this worthy organization. Along with our annual monetary donation WVSR members collect and donate new clothes and toys then deliver them to the kids at Family Building Blocks just before Christmas. To learn more visit their webpage and see what they are all about.FamilyBuildingBlocks.org
Honoring Heroes is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting United States veterans and active duty military. They host the annual Prison Break Poker Run, 100% of proceeds are donated. For more info on the organization or the poker run visit their Facebook page or honoringheroes.us
We collect non--perishable food during our annual Carousel Cruise and donate it along with half of the 50/50 drawing taken at our monthly member meeting. so they may distribute emergency food boxes and prepare on site meals for those in need. Find more information or learn how to further assist this charity at MaionPolkFoodShare.org
How does WVSR choose these charities you might ask?
The membership votes on whom and how much to support an organization that fits the following criteria.
1) It must be a non-profit organization.
2) It must support the local community.
3) During our annual event they must staff an information booth about their organization.
4) Low percentage of donations going to salaries and administrative costs.
Donations come from the net proceeds of our annual event held on Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. The 2021 breakdown is as follows:
Family Building Blocks receives 60%.
Honoring Heroes is given 30%.
Marion Polk Food Share and Toys for Joy each receive 5%
The Speedster Program receives $1,000 annually to support local students with an interest in automotive history and repair.
Please contact an officer of the club if you have any questions. Thank you.
Willamette Valley Street Rods provides the NW Vintage Car & Motorcycle Museum Speedster program funds for supplies and equipment that teach high school students valuable skills. For more information visit the Speedster page.