Staff Spotlight: Helena Jones

Staff Spotlight: Helena Jones

No two days in the life of Human Resources Executive Coordinator Helena Jones are ever the same. “I enjoy being challenged, always learning, and kept on my toes,” says Helena. “I often get to see the tangible difference our work in HR makes in our...
CCS Volunteers Undaunted by COVID

CCS Volunteers Undaunted by COVID

Even during an unprecedented time of crisis, with widespread health concerns due to COVID, volunteers remain a vital part of CCS and a blessing to those we serve. “CCS volunteers heard the call, rose to the occasion, and astonished us with an amazing number of hours...
Mission Benedict Impact Over the Holidays

Mission Benedict Impact Over the Holidays

Food Pantry Specialist Lei Schaecher makes a difference in the lives of thousands of people served by Mission Benedict in Mt. Angel. “Lei is patient, detail-oriented, compassionate and community minded.” says Senior Program Director Lori Simpson. “She works every day...
Mission Needs

Mission Needs

Mission Benedict helps an average of 50-60 families each week. Due to the pandemic, food boxes are now packed in advance, and people needing clothing or household items can make appointments to ensure social distancing is possible. “We saw an increase in new...