Ike Box gets a boost to help Salem kids

After about five years of fostering children, Mark Bulgin and his wife Tiffany welcomed a biological baby, Isaac in 1998. The child was born with a heart condition and lived just a few months.  “Losing Isaac awakened a parental instinct in us,” Bulgin said. “Since that time, it’s expanded way[Read More…]

Salem-Keizer Education Foundation to dissolve, transferring many programs to YMCA

The Salem-Keizer Education Foundation is dissolving after almost 40 years serving thousands of students in the Salem area through mentoring programs, youth sports and after-school activities. A near-total loss of revenue over the past three months as local schools have shut their doors proved insurmountable for an organization that had[Read More…]