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The Feel Good Closet: A Confidence-Boosting Clothing Giveaway for Girls

Posted by on Jun 22, 2017 | Comments Off on The Feel Good Closet: A Confidence-Boosting Clothing Giveaway for Girls

  The Feel Good Closet celebrated its 10th birthday in 2017! Ophelia’s Place has continued the legacy of Sara Asher, former OP girl and brainchild behind the Feel Good Closet, a body-positive clothing giveaway for girls 10-18. See the news coverage about the June 2017 event below! Ophelia’s Place hosting summer clothing giveaway for girls (The Register Guard) (1/2) Ophelia’s Place clothing giveaway offers girls a chance to select first-rate, second-hand fashion (The Register Guard) (2/2)  ...

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Girls Rule! 2017: It’s Rocket Science!

Posted by on May 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Girls Rule! 2017: It’s Rocket Science!

Ophelia’s Place hosted the 10th annual Girls Rule! event at Churchill High School in Eugene, on April 15, 2017. Girls and adults spent a day of learning and trying new, STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art and math) activities.

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2017 Stronger Than You Know Conference

Posted by on Feb 27, 2017 | Comments Off on 2017 Stronger Than You Know Conference

In February 2017, Ophelia’s Place hosted its first Stronger Than You Know Conference for youth service providers.    

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Ophelia’s Gems 2016

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 | Comments Off on Ophelia’s Gems 2016

Ophelia’s Gems is an annual fundraiser that plays a critical role in funding programs for girls. In September, Ophelia’s Place Advisory Board Member Storm Kennedy and Communications Coordinator, Celeste were featured on KVAL to discuss the event.

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Girls Rule! 2016 Media Coverage

Posted by on May 2, 2016 | Comments Off on Girls Rule! 2016 Media Coverage

In 2016, Ophelia’s Place annual Girls Rule! event offered girls ages 9-14 and a caring adult with interactive workshops that focused on science, technology, engineering, art and math concepts. Read about it in The...

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Rising in the Rain

Posted by on Feb 15, 2016 | Comments Off on Rising in the Rain

We are so proud of our Women’s Advisory Council for Youth (WACY) which sponsored “Rising in the Rain”, an event to raise awareness against sexual violence against women and to raise money for Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS). Check out the Register-Guard newspaper article.

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