Douglas CARES relies on interesting, effective, exciting events to raise money for the organization. If you have an idea for our Event Committee to consider, or if you would like to involve your business or services in an event, send us an email:


Myrtle Creek Summer Festival

            July 26th-29th (Thurs—Sat)

                        Thurs (26th): 4 pm to 10 pm

                        Fri (27th): 11 am to 11 pm

                        Sat (28th): 11 am to 11 pm     

Sutherlin Blackberry Festival

            August 17th-19th (Fri—Sun)

                        Fri (17th): 9 am to dusk

                        Sat (18th): 10 am to dusk

                        Sun (19th): 10 to dusk    

Canyonville Pioneer Days

            August 23rd-25th (Thurs—Sat)

                        Thurs (23rd): 4 pm to 10 pm

                        Fri (24th): 11 am to 10 pm

                        Sat (25th): 11 am to 10 pm

Foster Family Fun Day

            August 24th (Fri): 12 pm to 3 pm

Winston-Dillard Melon Festival

            September 14th-16th (Fri—Sun)

                        Fri (14th): 12 pm to 9 pm

                        Sat (15th): 10 am to 10 pm

                        Sun (16th): 10 am to 4 pm


2018 Strikes & Spares for Douglas C.A.R.E.S

2017 Strikes & Spares for Douglas C.A.R.E.S

Wish List

  • Individually packed children’s snacks
  • Gift Cards to Costco, Target, Fred Meyer, JoAnn’s
  • Gas Cards for $5-$10
  • Office needs
  • Staples gift cards, toilet paper, disinfectant spray, disinfectant wipes.

  • Office supplies
  • First-class postage stamps, dry erase boards and pens

  • Games
  • Uno, Monopoly, Sorry, Yahtzee

  • Toys
  • Appropriate children’s books and videos
  • Diapers

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Preparing Family Packets
  • Building Maintenance
  • Data Entry
  • Family Follow-Up
  • Fundraising
  • Donations
  • Grant Writing
  • Prepare Files
  • Yard Maintenance
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Sanitizing Toys
  • Event Help
  • Mass Mailings
  • Community Education/Presentations
  • Thank you letters/Announcements
  • Front Desk/Filing/Answering Phones
  • Holiday Decorating