Lay It Out Events is proud to support local nonprofits
Lay it Out Events is committed to giving back to the community, Lay It Out Events donates a portion of each event’s proceeds to charity. Through our beneficiaries, we raise awareness and much-needed funds for vital nonprofit groups across the Northwest. As a result, we have donated well over $300,000 to local charities over the past 10 years.
Central Oregon Community College Foundation
Since 1955, Central Oregon Community College Foundation scholarships have enabled students to learn new skills, earn technical certificates, complete two-year associate degrees and be prepared to pursue the remainder of their undergraduate studies at a college or university.
We are proud, and exceedingly grateful, that Central Oregon Community College Foundation scholarships have impacted the lives of tens of thousands of Central Oregon students. These students come from all corners of the College district and share one belief that education can change and improve their lives.
Our scholarships provide financial support, but for many students being a scholarship recipient means something more. It means that someone believes in them enough to provide them with the financial resources needed to attend COCC. It means that someone else believes in their dreams.
Bend Endurance Academy
Bend Endurance Academy is a fantastic, Bend-based nonprofit that organizes and operates programs that promote health and wellness within Oregon. The Academy provides athletic coaching, mentorship, educational experiences, volunteer opportunities for a diverse group of youth, young adults and other individuals to excel at endurance sports.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend
Boys & Girls Clubs offer hope and opportunity through multiple different services. Our Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. We’re able to offer children life-enhancing programs and character development experiences.
In Our Backyard
In Our Backyard
Established in 2009, IN OUR BACKYARD is a national anti-trafficking nonprofit leader with more than a decade of dedication to the fight against sex and labor trafficking. IOB links arms in the fight against human trafficking by empowering communities to prevent this atrocity and creating access to freedom for victims of human trafficking.
Deschutes Historical Society
Deschutes Historical Society
Founded in 1975, the Deschutes Historical Museum preserves, promotes and celebrates the history of the beautiful region of Deschutes County. Encompassing Bend, Redmond, La Pine, Sisters, Terrebonne and Tumalo, the historical museum is an important institution for celebrating the past and protecting the future of Central Oregon.
Sisters Park and Recreation District
The Sisters Park & Recreation District was founded in 1995 as a nonprofit organization to provide recreation, sports and enrichment programs for Sisters area youth and families. They offer a year round schedule of programs for kids and adults including wide variety of activities including: after school programs, two preschool programs, summer camps, tutoring, youth and adult sports, outdoor recreation, fitness, cultural and martial arts programs.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Oregon
Big Brothers Big Sisters offers effective mentoring programs that improve the lives of our community’s youth. These programs deeply engage communities through collaboration with families, mentors, community funders, schools and other partners.
Saving Grace (formerly COBRA) provides comprehensive family violence and sexual assault services and promotes the value of living life free from violence. Services for domestic violence and sexual assault survivors are designed to help them with the healing process and to provide them with resources to regain control of their lives. Saving Grace‘s services for professionals and community members help them identify abuse and how to respond so future abuse can be prevented.
Central Oregon Veteran’s Ranch
For the past five years COVR has operated a 19-acre working farm and engaged hundreds of veterans of different ages and eras in peer support and agriculture-related activities, or “agri-therapy”. COVR has built community and camaraderie among veterans in Central Oregon and around the state. The Ranch helps veterans find a sense of belonging and purpose through meaningful interactions, team projects, education, growing plants and caring for animals.
Cascade School of Music
Our Mission is to enrich our community by providing exceptional music education and experiences for all Central Oregonians, and our programs are designed to make learning music Fun, Engaging, & Social. With over 30 of Central Oregon’s best music educators and performers, our school strives to create a learning environment that is supportive, encouraging, inter-generational, and exciting.
The Giving Plate
The Giving Plate is a grassroots food pantry that was founded in early 2010. Our mission is – “Feeding the hungry today with compassion and hospitality”. Over the past 11 years, The Giving Plate has grown from an initial dream to serve a total of 500 families experiencing food insecurity to now being the largest food pantry in Central Oregon with three hunger-relief programs (Food Box program, Kid’s Korner, and Backpacks for Bend). Currently, we are serving well over 500 families each month in our food box program alone and about 40,000 individuals a year in all of our hunger-relief programs.
The Redmond Rotary Club
We’re a membership organization of local business, professional and community leaders. We meet regularly, get to know each other, form friendships, & through that, we’re able to get things done in our community, and across the globe.
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Rotary club membership represents a cross-section of the community’s business and professional men and women. The world’s Rotary clubs meet weekly and are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.