As a local first grader went up against cancer, Eagle Point Middle School students were there to help him fight. In the video above, NewsWatch 12’s Danielle Craig explains how saying “Aloha” is helping one local boy take flight.
Ashland, Ore. — Almost exactly a year after discovering a brain tumor, an Ashland Middle School student is getting some extra support. That support is coming from Alex Shepherd’s own classmates. Ashland Middle School students adopted Alex as their sparrow this month. Alex said, “It feels like an honor and a blessing to have all … Continue reading »
Medford, Ore. — A toddler who doctors said would never walk is doing that and much more. In fact, she’s performing in a talent show. Logos Charter School adopted Lila Gridley as their Sparrow. The toddler has spina bifida. After her first surgery at six months old doctors said not only would dancing be unlikely, … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — A family who was once taken under Sparrow Clubs’ wing when their child was adopted as a Sparrow is now giving back. For the first time. The Ethan Jostad Foundation is getting involved as sponsors. In a recent Sparrow assembly, McLoughlin Middle School was introduced to their Sparrow: a 4-year-old battling leukemia. … Continue reading »
Eagle Point, Ore. — As a student teller for Rogue Credit Union’s Eagle Point High School student branch, Jourden Ellison is used to dealing with money. Now she’s using money to do some good for her school’s Sparrow, “He is very close to all of our hearts. He was just a normal kid a couple … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — The non-profit organization, Sparrow Clubs is expanding, reaching new students while helping another child in need. For the first time, Logos Charter School is adopting a Sparrow. It’s not only a first for Logos, it’s also a first for Sparrow Clubs: adopting a child to home-schooled students. For a group of home-schooled … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Members of the community and the Kohl’s Cares program donated thousands of dollars to Asante’s Children’s Miracle Network on Saturday. Five years ago, Chloe Staten would have never been able to volunteer at the mall during the holidays. After she was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer Chloe went through six months … Continue reading »
Friday was opening night for North Medford High School’s Musical, “Forgotten Carols”. The play was put together entirely by a high school senior. NewsWatch 12’s Danielle Craig has more on how the high school students are taking the stage to help their Sparrow take flight.
MEDFORD, Ore. — When South Medford High School students adopt a Sparrow through Sparrow Clubs, they add their own twist to the assembly. Students create a theme and an entire program dedicated to the sparrow and family, and that is no different this year. At just five months old, Isaiah Harris was diagnosed with a … Continue reading »