Get Involved in Eugene, Oregon

Here is a listing of all the groups or organizations in Eugene/Springfield area of Oregon that I have been able to find in which you might wish to get involved. These include groups or organizations that typically use volunteers to do their work, as well as any other group that gets together for any reason, be it activist groups, recreational groups, political parties, neighborhood groups or whatever. If it is a group that the general public is able to join or get involved with, it is included. I wish for the list to be as comprehensive as possible. The purpose of this listing, however, is not to "advertise" for businesses or for-profit organizations, so no such organizations are listed. The requirement to have to pay membership dues, though, does not exclude an organization from inclusion herein.

I have provided a link to the local group's web site if it has one; otherwise, I provide a link to the parent organization's website, or in some cases another site which has information about the group. If none of these are available I have provided an email contact, if known. I have also provided a local phone number if availale. The primary activity of each group may be my best guess, or will be their own description if they have responded with that information. (If you believe that the information is not accurate about any particular group, please contact that group and have them come to this page and update the info.)

If you know of any group that is missing from this list please use the link at the bottom of the page to let me know.

This list does not include student organizations at the University of Oregon or Lane Community College. If interested in student organizations, you may try the following links:         University of Oregon         Lane Community College

This page also does not include churches. Show list of churches.

One other thing: This listing is only for "established" groups or organizations. If you are trying to start a group of your own, we could have a page at this site to let people know about that also. You can submit any suggestions using the same link at the bottom of the page.

--Ward Ricker

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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Cascades Raptor Center Rehabilitation and education center for raptors
Greenhill Humane Society Care for animals 541-689-1503
Lane Area Ferret Lovers Help stray, abandoned or unwanted ferrets 541-484-1090
People and Animals Who Serve Enhancing quality of life using animals
Pro-Bone-O Provide care for pets of homeless people 541-607-8089
West Coast Dog and Cat Rescue Find homes for cats and dogs 541-225-4955
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
BNI Development and exchange of business referrals
Eugene Saturday Market Market place, business incubator, micro-business support/start-up 541-686-8885
GreenLane Sustainable Business Network Business networking for sustainability
Springfield Investor's Business Daily Meetup Group Get together with other investors
Willamette Investor Group Help investors network and learn 541-579-3430
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
An Ceangal Mara Foundation Host Celtic festivals 541-686-6136
Centro LatinoAmericano Social services and advocacy 541-687-2667
Downtown Languages Help immigrants develop language, lifeskills, and cultural competence 541-686-8483
Eugene Irish Cultural Festival Produce Irish festival
Eugene Spanish - English Intercambio Learn/practice Spanish
Lane County Historical Society & Museum Collect, preserve Lane County artifacts and library materials. Endeavor to make Lane County, OR history appreciated and enjoyed by the public. 541-682-4242
Sons of Italy Promote Italian culture
Springfield Museum Museum 541-726-2300
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Astar Education Institute Finds host families for international students. 703-368-6838
Edurelief Help improve education in Mongolia 541-554-2992
Eugene 4J School District Schools 541-790-7700
Eugene Education Association Support teachers
Head Start of Lane County Educating preschoolers and assisting their families 541-747-2425
Lane County Christian Homeschool Group Home schooling
Lane Inter-Christian Guild of Home Teachers Support Christian homeschooling
Literacy Council of Eugene-Springfield Tutor undereducated adults 541-344-3949
Partners for Sustainable Schools Sustainability/Advocacy Education for Youth 541-636-0096
School Garden Project of Lane County Science based garden education for Lane County youth 541-284-1001
Science Factory Inspire children to learn about science, technology and humanity 541-682-7888
To Excel At Christian Homeschooling Support and encourage homeschooling efforts
Veneta Home Education Network Support home schooling 541-935-6169
Whole Earth Nature School Mentors children in nature 541-937-5437
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Emergency Services
Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Community Emergency Response Team (City of Eugene) Educate people about disaster preparedness (website) 541-682-5665
Eugene Mountain Rescue Mountain search and rescue
Lane County Amateur Radio Operators Alternative communications for major emergencies or disaster (website) 541-682-8544
Lane County Search and Rescue Search and rescue (website) 541-682-8544
Lane County Sworn Reserve Deputy Unit Volunteer temporary law enforcement services (website) 541-682-4150
Red Cross Disaster relief 541-344-5244
Sexual Assault Support Services Support survivors of sexual assault 541-484-9791
Womenspace Provide housing for victims of domestic violence 541-485-8232
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
350EUG Climate Change keeping fossil fuels in the ground 541-343-5091
Adopt-A-Path (City of Eugene) Keep multi-use paths free of litter and vegetation (website) 541-682-5471
Beyond Toxics (formerly Oregon Toxics Alliance) Expose root causes of toxic pollution and help empower communities 541-465-8860
BRING Recycling Used building materials thrift store & education facility 541-746-3023
Cascade Mycological Society Study and conservation of fungi
Cascadia Forest Defenders Defend Cascadia's forests
Cascadia Green Building Council Generate momentum towards a sustainable built environment 541-682-5541
Cascadia Wildlands Environmental protection and education 541-434-1463
City of Eugene Park Stewards Help us maintain our parks and natural areas. Plant and mulch trees and shrubs, weed landscape beds, pick-up litter, paint & clean park infrastructure 541-682-4800
Climate Crisis Working Group Education and lobbying to reduce global warming 541-935-6761
Compost Specialist Volunteers (City of Eugene) Encouraging yard debris and food waste composting (website) 541-682-5542
Deep Green Resistance Eugene Promoting strategic ecology and social justice
Energy Justice Network Fight dirty energy and waste from industry facilities
Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide Public interest environmental law 541-687-8454
Eugene-Springfield Solidarity Network Environmental-labor solidarity
Eugene: Green/Sustainable: Sharing Stories, Resources & Tips Share environmental and sustainable ideas (website)
Forest Service Employees for Environmental Ethics Protect national forests 541-484-2692
Friends of Buford Park & Mount Pisgah Care for the greater Mount Pisgah area 541-344-8350
Friends of Eugene Support safety, sustainability and livability in Eugene 541-345-7421
Friends of Trees Eugene Build community through planting and caring for trees 541-632-3683
GMO-Free Eugene Outreach, awareness, education and non-GMO legislation 541-343-1913
Hendricks Park (City of Eugene) Maintenance, seed collection and propagation activities (website) 541-682-4874
Lane County Audubon Society Protecting birds and other wildlife
Master Recycler (Lane County) Promote recycling in Lane County (website) 541-682-2059
McKenzie River Trust Protecting special lands in Western Oregon 541-345-2799
McKenzie Watershed Council Watershed management issues in McKenzie watershed 541-687-9076
Mount Pisgah Arboretum Tours and education about flora and fauna   541-747-1504
Native Forest Council Working to protect all our public lands 541-688-2600
Native Plant Society of Oregon Study, education and conservation of native flora
Nearby Nature Appreciation of nature nearby and ecological living 541-687-9699
No Coal Eugene Oppose coal trains through Eugene
North American Butterfly Association Enjoyment, conservation and study of native butterflies
Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides Alternatives to pesticides policy, education and advocacy 541-344-5044
Northwest EcoBuilding Guild Green Building 541-683-8963
Northwest Ecosystem Survey Team Wildlife surveys to stop timber sales; tree climbing
Oregon Wild Public land conservation and restoration 541-344-0675
Sierra Club Forest and wildlife protection
Standing Together to Outlaw Pesticides End all uses of pesticides 541-927-3033
The Nature Conservancy Protect endangered environmental areas (website) 541-343-1010
Tree Stewards and NeighborWoods (City of Eugene) Plant and care for street trees (website) 541-682-4831
Volunteers in Parks (City of Eugene) Enhancement of parks and natural areas (website) 541-682-4845
Walama Restoration Project Habitat restoration/environmental education 541-484-3939
Western Environmental Law Center Public interest environmental law center 541-485-2471
Willamette Resources & Educational Network Educate about the importance of wetlands 541-338-7047
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Center for Sustainability Law We are an environmental advocacy organization working to secure sustainable land use, food systems and property rights. 541-701-9529
Diet Therapy and Chinese Cooking Chinese cooking
FOOD for Lane County Provide food to those in need 541-343-2822
Food Not Bombs Share vegetarian meals in protest of global injustice 530-521-4991
Growers Market Food-buying club for organic and natural foods 541-687-1145
Slow Food Eugene Promote local, organic foods
Springfield Farmers Market Promote local agriculture 541-345-7106
Weston A. Price Foundation Share a common interest in nutrient dense food
Willamette Farm and Food Coalition Develop secure and sustainable local food system 541-341-1216
Willamette Valley Sustainable Foods Alliance Promote local natural foods businesses with focus on sustainability 541-321-0553
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Avid Gardeners Share gardening knowledge
Healing Harvest Gardening for rehabilitation and recovery 541-915-0599
Huerto de la Familia Helping Latinos grow food & start businesses 541-255-6120
Irving Grange ??? 541-688-6542
Spencer Creek Grange ???
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Basic Rights Oregon Work for gay rights 541-868-8020
Eugene Interweave Potluck and queer movie night; political & social events
GLBT Movie Night Enjoy and discuss Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Transgender films
Imperial Sovereign Court of the Emerald Empire Gay/lesbian social and community service organization
Lavender Womyn Lesbian social group
LGBQITA support group Support group for Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgendered/Intersex/Queer/Asexual abuse survivors 541-484-9791
Men's Forum Potluck Non-heterosexual men social group
Parents, Family and Friends of Lesbians and Gays Support for gays and lesbians 541-302-4422
Radical Faeries Bring together gay and bi men
Rainbow Kennel Club Club for LGBTQ and their dogs 541-683-2793
Rainbow Rascals Lesbian & gay parenting group 541-344-5847
Rainbow Women Dinner Group Lesbian social group 541-683-2793
Spin Cycle Squares Gay/lesbian/bisexual square dancing 541-746-4192
Talkie Walkies Gay/lesbian social group
The Lesbian Connection Social venue for lesbians 541-683-2793
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
American Cancer Society Support for people battling cancer 541-434-3114
Breastfeeding Coalition of Lane County Legal reference and info (website)
Chubby Mommy Running Club Running
Eugene Hearing and Speech Center Provide speech, language and hearing services 541-485-8521
Eugene Veggies Promote vegetarian diet
Health Care for All Oregon Promote universal health care 541-342-4795
Hearing Loss Association of Oregon Education about hearing loss 541-689-7242
Help and Hope Now Help people in medical marijuana program
HIV Alliance Prevention, advocacy and outreach for HIV/AIDS 541-342-5088
ICAN of Eugene Cesarean awareness. Prevention, recovery, advocacy 541-554-5879
La Leche League Promote breast-feeding 541-744-6055
Lane Blood Center (formerly, Lane Memorial Blood Bank) Volunteer blood donation to support hospital patients 541-484-9111
Lane Community College Medical Marijuana OMMP Patients Club Support those in medical marijuana program
Neuro-Linguistic Programming Neuro-linguistic programming
Occupy Medical Free medical/dental clinic 541-915-6704
Oregon Medical Marijuana Growers and Patients Association Help medical marijuana patients (website)
PeaceHealth Medical services (website)
Planned Parenthood Sexual and reproductive health care 541-344-9411
SCREEN Program Breast and cervical health awareness 541-768-5470
Transformation Arts Tai Chi and Qigong health and wellness classes for all ages 541-708-1163
Volunteers in Medicine Provide medical care for low-income people 541-686-3797
Women's Health & Beauty Secrets Chinese health secrets
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Human Rights
Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Amigos Multicultural Service Center Advocacy for human rights of Latino immigrants 541-746-6022
Eugene Human Rights City Project Promote human rights in Eugene
MindFreedom Advocate for mental health human rights. 541-345-9106
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Promote the welfare of colored people 541-484-1119
Right to Life Work to end abortion 541-606-5246
Springfield Alliance for Equality & Respect Human rights, equity, inclusion in schools & community 541-485-1755
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Human Services
Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
1st Way of Eugene Provide support to pregnant women 541-687-8651
Albertina Kerr Albertina Kerr partners with the community to support people with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges to lead self determined lives and realize their full potential. 503-262-1087
Alvord-Taylor Independent Living Services Assisting people with developmental disabilities 541-736-3444
America Helping Heros Help returning troops reintegrate 877-424-4376
Assistance League of Eugene Raise money and help families in need 541-485-3721
Autism Society Of Oregon Lane County Assists and manages the autism community 541-633-8293
Autistic Self-Advocacy Group Southern Oregon Chapter We advocate for the equal rights of those on the Autism Spectrum. 541-633-8293
Catholic Community Services of Lane County Provide services to those in need 541-345-3628
City of Refuge International Humanitarian efforts and crisis relief in Congo 541-501-2850
Community Mediation Services Resolve disputes 541-344-5366
Department of Human Services Volunteer Services Help people meet various basic needs 541-684-2576
Dining for Women Learn about and donate to women's or girls' projects
Direction Service Helping people with special needs 541-686-5060
Eugene Active 20-30 Club 20-40 year olds help children with special needs 541-341-6200
Eugene Mission Gospel rescue mission; provide food and shelter 541-344-3251
Friends in Service to Humanity Provide emergency food, clothing, utility and prescription assistance 541-689-9750
Goodwill Industries Serve individuals with barriers to employment 541-345-1801
India Partners Alleviating poverty and injustice in India 541-683-0696
KindTree - Autism Rocks Serving and celebrating people with autism 541-521-7208
Lane County Catholic Worker Crisis housing for mothers
Lane Independent Living Alliance (LILA) Independent living skills for people with disabilities 541-607-7020
Laurel Hill Center Serve adults with mental illnesses 541-485-6340
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Improve life for those in nursing homes 541-345-2846
Looking Glass Youth and Family Services Help at-risk youth and their families 541-686-2688
McKenzie River Men's Center Helping Men Lead Healthier Lives 541-206-8319
Meals on Wheels Provide meals to needy 541-682-4038
Mid Lane Community Partnerships Help basic needs of food, fuel, utilities and prescriptions 541-935-0948
OASIS Provide services for people over 50 541-687-9178
Oregon Supported Living Program Provide support to adults with developmental disabilities 541-343-4196
Pearl Buck Center Help developmentally disabled people 541-484-4666
Senior and Disabled Services Volunteer to help seniors and disabled 541-682-4038
Senior Health Information Benefits Assistance Counsel Medicaire recipients 541-736-4403
Shelter Care Serve homeless and adults with mental illness or brain injury 541-686-1262
South Lane Mental Health Help those with mental health problems 541-942-3939
Sponsors Mentorship Program Mentors to help reintegrate previously incarcerated adults 541-505-5662
Sponsors, Inc. Transitional housing and employment for those released from prison 541-485-8341
Springfield/Eugene Habitat for Humanity Build affordable houses with low income families 541-741-1707
St. Vincent de Paul Homeless and emergency services; jobs and training 541-687-5820
Supporting Access to Independent Living Provide suitable housing to developmentally disabled
The Arc of Lane County Help people with developmental disabilities 541-343-5256
Victim Services (Lane County) Serve Lane County crime victims (website) 541-682-4523
Women'sGift Provide support to women and children at risk 541-343-1036
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Eugene Public Library Foundation The Eugene Public Library Foundation is the philanthropic partner of the library supporting lifelong learning. We welcome public involvement with events and activities supporting library programs. 541-338-7018
Eugene Public Library Volunteers Support library staff and assist the public 541-682-5450
Friends of the Eugene Public Library Support the local library 541-484-1452
Friends of the Springfield Public Library Raise funds to support the library through annual and on-going book sales 541-726-3766
Lane Library League Improve & expand library service in Lane County 541-344-9347
River Road-Santa Clara Volunteer Library Library services to River Road/Santa Clara 541-607-1882
Springfield Public Library Foundation Secures funding and builds community relationships to support the library 541-726-3766
Springfield Public Library Volunteers Support library staff and shelve books 541-726-3766
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
City Club of Eugene Discuss matters of interest to community
CodeChops Coworking space
Courthouse/Front Entrance Volunteers (Lane County) Guide folks through the Lane County Courthouse (website) 541-682-4203
Emerald Empire Hempfest Educate on cannabis issues 541-517-0957
Eugene Book and Social Club Read books
Eugene Cannabis TV Educating of cannabis issues 541-517-0957
Eugene Rainbow Family ???
HomeMom's Heart Provide help to full-time mothers
Industrial Workers of the World Promote workers' rights 541-895-4487
KLCC Radio station 541-463-6003
KRVM Community run radio station 541-790-6686
MADD Preventing motorists from drinking and driving 541-343-8115
Neighborhood Economic Development Corporation Community development 541-345-7106
Oregon Country Fair Country fair 541-343-4298
Oregon Network for Compassionate Communication Promote nonviolent communication
Parenting Now! Parenting education and support 541-484-5316
Prout Institute Solution-oriented approach to socioeconomic problems 541-344-0553
RSVP of Lane County Volunteering by people over 55 541-741-6000
Society for Creative Anachronisms Reenact medieval traditions 541-689-3145
Tax Aide Help elderly and low-income with taxes 541-554-1081
Toastmasters Practice public speaking (website)
Valley Calligraphy Guild Promote and encourage the art of calligraphy 541-895-5862
Volunteers in Policing (City of Eugene) Partner citizens and police in crime prevention (website) 541-682-5355
Westside Writers Group Authors helping and supporting authors
Willamette Valley Arms Collectors Association Gun collecting 541-689-9829
Willamette Valley NORML Pro-cannabis 541-517-0957
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Music & Art
Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Artists Recovering Through the Twelve Steps Help artists reach creative potential
Drums of Peace Drumming in public plaza 541-746-0667
Eugene American Recorder Society Make music with other recorder players 541-345-5235
Eugene Concert Choir Perform music 541-687-6865
Eugene Glass School Education in glass working 541-342-2959
Eugene International Film Festival Film festival
Eugene Peace Choir Sing for peace, justice and planet 541-302-6418
Eugene Storefront Art Project Cultivating the Eugene Art Scene 541-998-3288
Eugene Symphony and Chorus Enrich lives through the power of music 541-687-9487
Eugene Symphony Guild Provides volunteers and fund raises for the Eugene Symphony 541-687-9487
In Accord Community Choir Perform peace and justice songs 541-342-6881
Lane Arts Council Promote art in Lane County 541-485-2278
Material Exchange Center for Community Arts Recycle materials for art 541-302-1810
Oregon Bach Festival Music festival 541-346-5666
Oregon Mozart Players 32-year-old professional chamber orchestra based at Beall Concert Hall
Rainy Days Blues Society Promote blues music in community and schools
Soromundi: Lesbian Chorus of Eugene Lesbian choir 541-520-0753
Support Hult Center Operations Support the Hult Center operations
Very Little Theater Theater productions 541-342-4795
WOW Hall Educational arts 541-687-2746
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Neighborhood Groups
Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Active Bethel Citizens Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Amazon Neighbors Association Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website) 541-345-3306
Cal Young Neighborhood Association Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Churchill Area Neighbors Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Crest Drive Citizens Association Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Downtown Neighborhood Association Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website) 541-554-2024
Fairmount Neighbors Association Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Far West Neighborhood Association Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Friendly Area Neighbors Advocate for improving livability of neighborhood (website) 541-344-5599
Goodpasture Island Neighbors Monitor the livability of the neighborhood (website) 541-683-5083
Harlow Neighbors Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Jefferson Westside Neighbors Build community and improve neighborhood livability
Laurel Hill Valley Citizens Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood 541-465-9079
Northeast Neighbors Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
River Road Community Organization Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood
Santa Clara Community Organization Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood 541-688-1406
Santa Clara-River Road Outreach and Learning Project Develop knowledge that can inform collaborative decisions
South University Neighborhood Association Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
Southeast Neighbors Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website) 541-345-7421
Trainsong Neighbors Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
West Eugene Community Organization Look after interests of community members (website) 541-484-4422
West University Neighbors Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website) 541-485-4600
Whiteaker Community Council Make decisions that affect the livability of the neighborhood (website)
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Beyond War Building a world beyond war 541-517-3601
CodePINK Women opposing wars
Eugene City of Peace Stretch the public definition of peace 541-520-6621
Eugene Middle East Peace Group Discussion and eduction on Middle East issues
Eugene PeaceWorks Promoting local and international cooperation 541-343-8548
Justice Not War Coalition Global peace
Lane County Veterans for Peace, Ch. 159 Veterans and allies exposing the true cost of war and militarism 541-510-1550
Million Mom March March against gun violence
Neighborhoods for Peace 541-344-9343
Oregon WAND Redirect pentagon spending to human/environmental needs 541-683-1350
Peace Vigils Wednesday and Saturday afternoon peace demonstrations 541-342-2914
Practicing Being Peace Silent walking and sitting meditation 541-556-2769
Springfield Peace Action Network ???
Taxes for Peace Not War Tax resistance
The Peace Alliance Civic engagement toward a culture of peace
Women in Black Standing for Peace; a silent vigil 541-343-0063
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Advisory Committees (Lane County) Advise Board of Commissioners on issues (website) 541-682-4203
DeFazio for Congress Political campaign 541-485-1622
Democratic Party of Lane County Political party 541-484-5099
Healthy Democracy Fund Enhancing the public's voice in democracy 541-302-8169
Lane County Republicans Political party 541-342-4166
League of Women Voters Research issues; adopt position statements 541-343-7917
Oregon League of Conservation Voters Political action to protect the environment 541-968-8269
Pacific Green Party of Lane County Political party (website) 541-684-3927
Ron Paul 2012 Eugene Promote Ron Paul's candidacy
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Altair Outdoor recreation and social events
Central Oregon Backpackers Backpacking
Dancing All Around Town Dancing
Desciples of Dirt Mountain biking club
Destination Riders Motorcycle club
ELLA Swing Dance Club Organize swing dances
Eugene Adult Flag Football Plus Play football
Eugene Astronomical Society Observe the sky and learn about the universe 541-688-7330
Eugene Disc Golf Club Promote frisbee golf
Eugene Fencers Club Modern sport fencing for everyone! 541-688-6574
Eugene Folklore Society Sponsor contradances 541-485-2128
Eugene Hiking & Camping Meetup Group Hiking and camping
Eugene Marathon Organize annual marathon in Eugene 541-345-2230
Eugene Salseros Dance Club Salsa dancing
Experimental Aviation Association Build and fly experimental aircraft 541-995-6598
Glow XC Charity race for the Apple-a-Day campaign
Greater Eugene Area Riders Cycling Club Bike rides, classes and advocacy 541-933-5542
McKenzie Flyfishers Fly fishing
Obsidians Hiking and outdoor recreation
Pair of Dice Paradise Hosting board game and card game events
Recreation Services (City of Eugene) Create and maintain recreational activities (website)
Special Olympics Sports for individuals with intellectual disabilities 541-431-3245
Top Dead Center Scooter Club Restoration and riding of vintage scooters
Walk 'n Talkers Morning walk and coffee 541-682-5318
Walk With Us Weekly morning walking group 541-682-5521
Willamette Alpine Racing Program Ski racing 541-357-9277
Willamette Valley Outdoors Outdoor recreational activities
YMCA Provide recreational facility 541-686-9622
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
CFI Skeptics of Eugene Conversation and friendship with nontheists
Eugene British Expatriates Social with other Brits
Eugene Moms Meetup Group Meet with other mothers
Parents Without Partners Meet with other single parents
Singles meetup group Social activities for single people
The Eugene Girls Night Out Group Women's club
Women's Social Group in Their 40's and Beyond Socialize
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Social Justice
Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
American Association of University Women Advance equity for women and girls
American Civil Liberties Union Civil rights activism 541-345-6162
Civil Liberties Defense Center Defending and upholding civil liberties 541-687-9180
Community Alliance of Lane County Working for peace, dignity and justice 541-485-1755
Latin America Solidarity Committee Latin American peace and justice 541-485-8633
Occupy Eugene Nonviolent movement for accountability in government
Warrior Sisters Free self-defense training for women 541-313-6821
We the People - Eugene Challenge corporate influence 541-255-2946
Zonta Club of Eugene Advancing the status of women worldwide
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Spiritual & Religious
Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
1 Path To Peace Free meditation introduction to peace 541-688-2688
Center for Sacred Sciences Explore universal truth 541-345-0102
Christian Business Women Power Networking Club/40 plus Christian Profesional women 40+ networking, weekly meetings (website) 541-221-3480
Church Women United of Lane County Finding unity in diversity and working for peace and justice
Eugene Open Heart Meditation and Reiki Tummo Meditation
Interfaith Prayer Service International Bring together different faith communities
Lane County Christian Volunteers Christian-based volunteering
Lane County Youth for Christ Promote Christianity among youth 541-686-9225
SpiritPathNow Online calendar of spiritually progressive events in Eugene and beyond.
Willamette Earth Based Spirituality Alternative spiritual paths
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
A.L.S. (Lou Gehrig's Disease) Support Group Support people with Lou Gehrig's disease 541-682-5311
Al-Anon/Alateen Support for the friends and families of alcoholics. 541-343-1104
AlcoholicsAnonymous/Emerald Valley Intergroup AA/EVI operates in many ways to promote sobriety and happy living in our community
Alzheimer's Association Support for those caring for Alzheimers's patients 541-345-8392
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Suicide bereavement group (website) 541-747-2087
Autism Society Oregon Classes and support groups for autistic and their families 541-689-2228
Brain Injury Group Support for victims of brain injury 541-998-3951
Caregiver support group Support people caring for aged and disabled (website) 541-726-4484
Caregiving support group (United Church of Christ) Support group for care givers 541-345-2122
Citizens United for the Rehabilitation of Errants Support the incarcerated, their families and friends 541-935-1182
Codependents Anonymous Support people with codependence issues
Community Rehabilitation Service Of Oregon Support for survivors/families of mild to moderate brain injuries 541-342-1980
Debtors Anonymous Recovery from compulsive debting (website)
Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance Support for people with bipolar disorder (website) 541-344-4341
Diabetes Support & Information Group Support people with diabetes (website) 541-682-5318
Dual Diagnosis Anonymous Support family members and friends of persons experiencing dual diagnosis
Eating Disorders Anonymous Support people dealing with eating disorders
Emerald Valley Low Vision Support Group Support for the seeing-impaired 541-345-9668
Eugene Stroke Support Group Support stroke victims and family members 541-682-5311
Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain Support Group Support for people in chronic pain
Food Addicts Anonymous Support people battling overeating
Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous (FA) is a 12-step program of recovery for anyone who suffers from overeating, under eating, bulimia, or obsession with food, weight or body size. 781-932-6300
Gamblers Anonymous Support people battling gambling addiction
Gluten Intolerance Group Support persons with gluten intolerances 541-343-0459
Grief Support Group Provide grief support to anyone that has encountered loss 541-689-3508
Hearing Loss of Lane County Support people with hearing loss 541-682-5311
Lane County CFIDS/FM Support Group Fibromyalgia support group
Lane County Senior Network Support groups for senior citizens (website)
Living Well With MS Support for MS patients 541-686-3575
Marijuana Anonymous Support people battling marijuana addiction
Memory Loss Support Group Support for early-stage memory loss (website) 541-726-4484
Mothers of Preschoolers Nurture mothers with children from infancy through kindergarten 541-726-8449
NAMI Oregon Schizophrenia care givers support group (website) 541-343-7688
Narcotics Anonymous Support people battling narcotics addiction
Nicotine Anonymous Support people battling tobacco addiction (website)
OCD Foundation Support people with obsessive-compulsive disorder
Osteoporosis/Osteopenia Support Group Support people with osteoporosis/osteopenia (website) 541-345-9224
Overeaters Anonymous Support people battling overeating
Parkinson's Support Group Support people with Parkinsons Disease 541-741-1688
Recovery International Gain skills to lead more peaceful and productive lives 541-461-5495
Support for Independent Living with Visual Impairment Support people with visual impairments 541-682-5311
WellMama Support for anxiety and depression during or after pregnancy 800-896-0410
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Eugene PC Users Group Computer/internet support group
Eugene PHP PHP web development
NextStep Recycling Electronics recycling, jobs training, technology grants 541-686-2366
Oregon Public Networking ??? 541-341-4928
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
Airport Navigators (City of Eugene) Improve the Eugene airport (website) 541-682-5430
Bikeland Coalition Promote cycling for transportation and recreation 541-543-5986
Center for Appropriate Transport Manufacture and promote sustainable transportation modes 541-344-1197
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Name of Group Primary Activity Website (or email) Phone
A Family for Every Child Find permanent homes for foster children 541-343-2856
Big Brothers, Big Sisters Mentor children 541-344-0833
Boys and Girls Club of Emerald Valley Child development 541-345-9939
Camp Fire USA Youth development 541-342-6338
Courageous Kids Support youth dealing with death of loved one 541-242-8693
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Help abused children 541-984-3132
Early Childhood Cares Early intervention and special education for preschoolers 541-346-3492
Emerald Kidsports Children's sports 541-683-2374
Eugene Young Life Christian adult mentors sharing the Gospel with teens 541-342-7513
Girl Scouts of Oregon and SW Washington Helping girls build courage, confidence and character 541-485-5911
Hosea Youth Services Provide food and shelter to homeless youth 541-344-5583
Kids'FIRST Advocates for abused children 541-682-3938
Lane Coalition for Healthy Active Youth Educate about childhood obesity and related diseases 541-682-4306
Lane Youth Soccer Association Youth soccer for ages 4-19 emphasizing competitive fun for all. 541-484-1149
Little Hands Can We provide opportunities for kids to do service! 541-653-9638
Ophelia's Place Help girls 10-18 years old 541-284-4333
Oregon Student Access Commission Assist students persuing college education 541-687-7352
Oregon Trail Council (Boy Scouts) Boys' personal development 541-485-4433
Relief Nursery Child abuse and neglect prevention agency 541-343-9706
School Garden Project Help schools create and sustain gardens 541-284-1001
Start Making A Reader Today (SMART) Provide literacy support to K-3 children 541-726-3302
Territorial Sports Program Provide recreation for youth? 541-935-4943
Tiny Tots Indoor Playground Indoor playground co-op
Youth Services (Lane County) Help juveniles who have had trouble with the law (website) 541-682-4700
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If you are looking for volunteer opportunities in the Eugene/Springfield area, here are some other sites you can check out:

If you are a member of or know of a group that is not listed here, or if you have a comment or question about this site, please let me know.