BEND, Ore. -

The Pacific Power Foundation has awarded a $1,000 grant to the Bethlehem Inn, Central and Eastern Oregon’s only emergency shelter for adults and families.

Funding will support the Inn’s case management services dedicated to helping residents move forward with their lives.

“We are honored and very excited to have been selected for this critical funding support from Pacific Power Foundation,” stated Gwenn Wysling, executive director of the Inn. “This funding will be dedicated to our case management services to assist our residents in their return of a life of self-sufficiency.”

The Bethlehem Inn provided shelter, food and support to 785 individuals and children last year; over 67,000 meals were served to those in crisis and another 1,473 food boxes were provided to those in need. Another 341 non-residents received food and support services.

To learn more about the Bethlehem Inn and how it Transforms Lives with Shelter, Help and Hope please call 541.322.8768 or visit www.bethleheminn.org. Donations may also be mailed to Bethlehem Inn, P.O. Box 8540, Bend, OR 97708.

The Pacific Power Foundation is part of the PacificCorp Foundation, one of the largest utility-endowed foundations in the United States. The foundation was created in 1988 by Pacific Corp, an electric utility company serving 1.7 million customers in six Western states. The foundation’s mission is to support the growth and vitality of the communities served by Pacific Power and Rocky Mountain Power.