East County

The East County Family Literacy & HELP Center

is located at Toledo Elementary (600 SE Sturdevant Rd.)

East County Adovacate: Amy Becksted

Phone: 541-336-4357

East County Volunteer Coordinator: Tim Pringle

Phone: 541-336-4357

Email: Tim.Pringle@lincoln.k12.or.us


West  County serves homeless students K-12 grades from the Toledo area. Our HELP Center is located at Toledo Elementary. Below are the various ways to help our homeless students. Contact Kady Kirkendall, the East County Volunteer Coordinator at 541-336-4357 or kady.kirkendall@lincoln.k12.or.us with questions or to begin the volunteer application process.  Thank you for caring about your community!

Volunteers are needed to support many of our programs:

Elementary, Middle, or High School tutors after school


Backpack Program volunteers

Office Duties/General Support at HELP Center

Episodic Volunteer Opportunities:

Class, Club or Workshop Facilitator

Read & Feed Volunteer

Community Job Shadow Mentor

Fundraising/Special Events


Gift Certificates

Gift Baskets

Resource Donations

Snacks to give to the students in our programs

(Granola bars, fruit strips, crackers, apples, cheese sticks, etc.)

School-aged children’s clothes

(Winter items, hats, mittens, etc.)

Hygiene supplies

(Shampoo, toothpaste, feminine hygiene products, diapers, etc.)

Financial Donations

All funds directly benefit homeless youth

Checks can be mailed to:


351 SE Harney St.

Newport, Oregon 97365


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