Deschutes Children's Foundation: Where nonprofits succeed at helping children and families.

Deschutes Children's Foundation is a home for nonprofits in our community. At each of our four locations in Bend, Redmond, and La Pine, our partners receive free facility management and drastically reduced-rate classroom and office space. Deschutes Children's Foundation relieves our partners of the burden of facility overhead, allowing them to focus on their core missions: caring for over 20,000 of our community's most vulnerable citizens each year. Learn more about how your generosity makes a difference for our partners and the children and families they serve by reading our most recent newsletter.


Share in the success of over twenty local organizations.

Your support provides free facility management and drastically reduces the cost of classroom and office space for nonprofits that help children and families. Your year-end donation ensures our collective success. Thank you.

the generosity of our donors and funders ensures our success. thank you.


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Ripples: The event formerly known as the Art & Wine Auction!

Saturday, May 04, 2019 5:00 PM

Join us on Saturday, May ​​4 at Ripples as we celebrate Deschutes Children's Foundation! The event, formerly known as the Art & Wine Auction, takes place at the Riverhouse Convention Center and welcomes 400 prominent community members, art collectors, and wine aficionados.

Deschutes Children's Foundation creates a remarkable guest experience at Ripples:

  • luscious wines, craft beers, and appetizers begin the evening
  • live entertainment from Todd Haaby and Sola Via
  • dozens of enticing silent auction packages
  • seated dinner with wine on each table and a souvenir wine glass for each guest
  • live auction boasting a showcase of artwork from the region's top artists, a paddle raise to support Deschutes Children's Foundation, world-class wines, and one-of-a-kind experiences including private dinners and getaways.

Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available. Corporate sponsors enjoy a wide range of media benefits including television, print, and online promotion valued at over $20,000. Please click here or contact ​Jess Willard at 541-388-3101.

 If you are interested in donating to our Silent Auction, contact ​Jess Willard.

Together, our ripples can create a wave of support throughout our community. Thank you!

Thank you to our 2018 Event Sponsors:


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Media support is kindly provided by:

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Gold Sponsors

Big Country RV

Chris Mahr + Associates CPAs

First Interstate Bank

Umpqua Bank

Ward Grover LLP

WHH Foundation

Silver Sponsors

Bigfoot Beverages

Central Oregon Radiology Associates, P.C.



Schwabe Williamson & Wyatt 

The Miller Lumber Company

US Bank

Bronze Sponsors

 Bend Garbage & Recycling 

Callan Accounting Services

Francis Hansen & Martin, LLP

SunWest Builders