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Roseburg’s Dillard location to support Every Child during the month of February

Roseburg Forest Products is proud to support the organization Every Child during the month of February. The company’s western regional office in Dillard, Oregon, will participate in a collection drive for Every Child’s Welcome Boxes for children entering the foster care program.

We also invite the public to participate by donating at our Dillard location (see drop-off information below).

What are Welcome Boxes?

Many children must wait in a Child Welfare office for hours at a time while waiting for their new living arrangement, and the Welcome Boxes are filled with age-appropriate items like toys and games, essential care products, and an encouraging note.

Since many children enter the foster care system with just a few personal belongings, Welcome Boxes help ease them into this transition and provide some comfort.

What to Donate

Every Child suggests filling Welcome Boxes with a variety of items, including from both the Essentials and Extras lists below.

  • Essentials:
    • Something to color/write on; coloring book, journal, notebook, activity book, construction paper
    • Something to color/write with; crayons, pens, pencils, colored pencils, markers
    • Toothpaste
    • Flashlight (with batteries)
    • Nightlight
    • Encouraging note
  • Extras:
    • Toys
    • Games
    • Puzzles
    • Books
    • Water bottles
    • Socks
    • Health/beauty products
    • Stuffed animals
    • LEGO
    • Dolls
    • Cars
    • Stickers
    • Crafts
  • Please DO NOT include:
    • Used items
    • Sharp/dangerous items
    • Holiday/seasonal items
    • Hygiene items containing alcohol
    • Religious items
    • Vitamins
    • Violent action figures or toys

How to Get Involved

To donate, drop off your items at either of these two locations:

  • Western Regional Office
    • 10599 Old Hwy 99 S, Dillard, OR 97432

Want to create a box of your own? Here are the instructions from Every Child