NeighborImpact Conducts Community Impact Survey


NeighborImpact is conducting a comprehensive door to door community impact study through June in the Northeast section of Bend. This survey that will measure your experiences living in Bend and is part of a nationwide effort on behalf of NeighborWorks America, a federally chartered nonprofit agency allied with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. NeighborImpact is working closely with volunteers from OSU Cascades and other agencies to administer the survey.

Who: NeighborImpact Staff, OSU Cascades Students, and Local Volunteers

What: Door to Door Community Impact Study Measuring Experience of Living in Bend,OR

When: Through June 30, 2013

Where: NE Bend,OR (area between Butler Market Road/NE 8th Street, Boyd Acres, and the canal)

Volunteers will be dispensed to North East Bend between now and the end of June. All volunteers will be clearly identified with name badges and information about NeighborImpact as well as the survey. Residents who want more information about the survey or NeighborImpact should visit NeighborImpact’s website:

“We are excited for the opportunity to get the pulse of Bend residents and to see how Bend’s experiences match up with communities around the country,” says Lynne McConnell, HomeSource Manager for NeighborImpact. “This survey will be a great way for NeighborImpact to find out how Bend residents feel about living here and how NeighborImpact is doing.”

The survey will be conducted this summer and again in 2015 (in the area between Butler Market Road/ NE 8th Street, Boyd Acres, and the canal) in an attempt to measure changes and consistencies in resident experiences. Participants have the option of earning a gift card for completing the survey in person. Residents not at home during a visit will have the option of mailing in their survey.

A volunteer training will take place at the Bend NeighborImpact location on Thursday, May 16 at 2:00 p.m. Residents interested in volunteering or in taking the survey should contact Karen Bushnell at 541-323-6567.

About NeighborImpact

 Since 1985, NeighborImpact has been a leader in developing solutions and bringing resources to residents in need in Crook, Jefferson and Deschutes County.  To learn more about NeighborImpact please visit


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