Willamette Valley Street Rods
Through our Community Outreach Programs (COPs), our members are proud to provide a small scholarship to the Automotive program at Chemeketa Community College along with donations of time, toys, food, and cash to the worthy causes below.
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
We have many members who are passionate about volunteering their time to this worthy charity and to that we add our annual monetary donation, however, the most fun we have is to collect new clothes anad toys and then deliver them to the kids at Family Building Blocks. Toys are collected via member donations and delivered in early December. To learn more visit their webpage and see what they are all about.FamilyBuildingBlocks.org
We provide a scholarship fund to students interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry.
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?
We have set forth some basic criteria and then the membership votes on whom and how much to support them.
1) It must be a non-profit organization.
2) It must support the local community.
3) During our Carousel Cruise they must have staff or volunteers available for an information booth about their organization while also assisting with the event.
4) Low percentage of donations going to salaries and administrative costs.
Donations come from the net proceeds of our annual Carousel Cruise Event held annualy on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend. Family Building Blocks was voted as our primary charity by the members and is given 60%.
Honoring Heroes is given 20%.
Camp Attitude is given 20%
Other donations include:
$1,000 College scholarship for automotive students
Toys for Joy receives 25% of the cash from the 50/50 drawing at monthly meetings to be donated at the Santa Cruz event in Dec.
Marion-Polk food share recieves 25% of the cash from the 50/50 drawing at monthly meetings and any food or cash collected at the Carousel Cruise.
Please contact an officer of the club if you have any questions. Thank you.
Camp Attitude is a not-for-profit Christian organization dedicated to providing a unique faith based camping experience for families in the disability community by advocating a biblical response toward disabilities, both visible and invisible and by providing opportunities for disability awareness by educating the church community, especially youth, in practical ways of serving disabled persons. Our motto is to serve, serve, serve, and serve some more!