May 30, 2024

COUNTRY Financial Supports Family Building Blocks with $25,000 Donation

The additional funding is focused on helping expand mental health services in Marion and Polk counties

Salem, OR - COUNTRY Financial is pleased to support Family Building Blocks with a donation of $25,000 to continue efforts to expand mental health programs and services for Salem and for other urban and rural communities in greater Marion and Polk counties. The donation is part of a two-year commitment where COUNTRY Financial is donating a total of $50,000 for the non-profit provider.

“Families are the foundation of our community here in Salem, and Family Building Blocks plays an instrumental role in helping families through early childhood programs and family strengthening initiatives,” says COUNTRY Financial Agency Manager Gina Defa-White. “At COUNTRY, we’re all about enriching lives in the communities we serve. We’ve worked with Family Building Blocks for many years and have seen first-hand what this team can do to improve the lives of people here.”

“We cannot overstate the importance of your continued support,” said Patrice Altenhofen, Executive Director, Family Building Blocks. “It has allowed our team to participate in professional development opportunities which have enriched their services to children and families with new tools and interventions. We are deeply grateful for your support and dedication to the work our families are doing to ensure their children lead their happiest, healthiest, most fulfilling lives.” You can learn more about Family Building Blocks and donate by visiting: Family Building Blocks.


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David Beigie, COUNTRY Financial 

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