Twelve Southern Oregon families have a safe, new, and affordable place to call home due in part to the Oregon IDA Initiative. Tomas Monter, his wife, Jessie, and their two children are one of those families.
The Gresham community is stronger because of the Oregon IDA Initiative’s investment in resident Natalie Mitchell. Natalie’s hard work and the support of the Oregon IDA Initiative through the NAYA Family Center combined to make her a homeowner in July of 2012.
Thanks to the Oregon IDA Initiative and strong support from Central Oregon institutions Forest James’ photography business endeavors are thriving, he’s creating jobs, and he’s giving back to his community.
The Oregon IDA Initiative empowered Rozalyn Patrick to use her Youth IDA to purchase the first computer in her home and become a first generation college student.
With the support of the Oregon IDA Initiative, Janet and Don Davis grew their small scale farm business in order to feed more of the Tillamook community with sustainable, local foods.
A first generation Latina in a family of eight, Hilda Escalera completed her degree at Linfield College due in part to the support of the Oregon IDA Initiative.
Supported by the Oregon IDA Initiative, Jed Lazar was able to strengthen SoupCycle, his business which delivers organic soups to Portland homes and offices by bicycle.