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Making A Difference

Marion Polk Food Share – Community Garden

Marion Polk Food Share’s Englewood Garden is located onsite at Englewood Apartments in Salem, an apartment complex that provides affordable housing for low-income seniors. The garden is popular and well-loved by the residents. During the pandemic, the garden provided a unique opportunity for seniors to spend time outdoors, socialize and practice self-care. The garden has…

The Salem Foundation’s 92nd Anniversary

On May 26, 1930 the Board of Pioneer Trust Bank founded The Salem Foundation. These philanthropic citizens possessed a vision for a foundation of growth, health, and happiness for Salem and its surrounding areas. With what began as a small amount of a few thousand dollars has grown and grown, distributing annually millions in recent…

ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter

The Salem Foundation Provides Medical Equipment for Families with ALS Portland, OR (March 5, 2022) —The ALS Association Oregon and SW Washington Chapter received a $500 grant from The Salem Foundation to help fund a medical equipment loan closet which is available to families experiencing the challenges of ALS in the Salem area. The grant…