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Cruzin’ Eagles 4th Annual Cruise In at Little Italy, Cornelius, ORcruzin eagles img

Benefiting CARES Northwest!

When: Saturday, Aug. 2, 10 a.m.–3 p.m.

Where:     Little Italy

  1515 N. Adair St., Cornelius, OR

On Saturday, August 2nd, the Cruzin’ Eagles of Cornelius, OR will be hosting a fundraiser benefiting CARES Northwest – see attached flyer for details!

cruzin eagles event flyer

Be active. Play safe. Stay healthy.

Come to the Healthy Kids’ Street Fairsun

Family fun — and it’s free!

When: Saturday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.

Where:      Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel

2801 N. Gantenbein Ave., Portland, OR 97227

  Bring family and friends to our annual street fair outside Randall Children’s Hospital at Legacy Emanuel! We’ll have fun, interactive activities designed to keep children healthy and safe.

  • Discounted helmet fitting and sale: Just $6 for bike and skate helmets, $20 for snowboard helmets, toddler to adult sizes available. Cash or checks only.
  • Car seat safety: Certified child passenger safety technicians will check your car safety seat for proper installation. You can recycle your used safety seats, too.

Plus: • Tour the KIDS Team ambulance • See a fire truck up close! • Safety, nutrition and diabetes education • Enter to win a $100 gift card from New Seasons Market • Plus hula hooping, crafts, music and more Fore more information, please visit or click on flyer below:

2014 RCH-Healthy Kids Fair

In the News

FOX 12 Oregon interviewed CARES Northwest counselor Sally Blackwood about a spike in local child abuse cases, and the need to take a close look at who watches your kids this summer, no matter if it’s at daycare, or camp. Click here to view news story

Portland Society Pages recently released a fantastic article about the 2014 “Giving Hope” Dinner Gala, benefiting CARES Northwest. Over $60,000 was raised that evening, with the help of many generous donors. Click here to view article

Working in partnership with the National Children’s Alliance (, we’re proud to unveil our new public service announcement, “Stand Up, Step Forward” coming to local television stations soon! Click here to view “Stand Up, Step Forward”

KGW News provided media coverage for the April 9, 2014 Pinwheel Planting in the Legacy Emanuel Children’s Garden, a beautiful event in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Click here to view news story

FOX 12 spoke with a panel of child sex abuse experts from CARES Northwest as part of FOX 12’s investigative series on child sex abuse. Kevin Dowling; Kim Jacobowitz and Linda Lorenz, M.D. spoke about the number of children CARES treats, what parents should watch out for and how child sex abuse can be prevented. Click here to view news story