Oregon Woman’s Club donates cash, toys to Shining Star

Members of the Oregon Woman’s Club present a check and a basket of toys to Jessica Cash, executive director of Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center. Pictured left to right in the front row are: Nancy Bartels, Jan Larson, Sharon Lung, Fran Strouse, Barb Semsel, Jessica Cash, executive director, Shining Star, and Jan Steward, OWC president; Second row: Rosemary Underwood, Linda Arnold; Back Row: Audrey Taylor, Sandie Chasm, Johanna Hahne, Joyce Dixon.

OREGON – Members of the Oregon Woman’s club paid a visit to Shining Star Children’s Advocacy Center in Dixon, bringing a check and a basket of Beanie Babies with them.

The tour, led by Jessica Cash, the center’s executive director, showed the facility and covered the various services offered by the group. Shining Stars offers services to help overcome the trauma of child abuse, including working with law enforcement to identify abusers, advocacy for the victims, counseling, and education to encourage growth and healing, to the victims and their families.

Shining Star is only one of the many local organizations that Oregon Woman’s Club supports throughout the year. The check for $300 goes to help finance the services Shining Star offers its clients. 

The Beanie Babies join the ranks of the stuffed animals that are given to victims to provide some comfort when they first visit the facility.

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