The Confluence Willamette Valley LGBT Chorus is considered one of two Oregon nonprofits awarded grants by the muse of the Statesman Journal’s guardian firm.
The refrain, a bunch of people that come collectively to rejoice and honor range by means of music, is receiving an $8,400 grant from A Neighborhood Thrives, a program funded by the Gannett Foundation and a part of the USA TODAY NETWORK.
This system has awarded $2.3 million to community-building initiatives throughout the nation in 2020, together with $1.3 million in native working grants to organizations in communities the place the community has publications.
Confluence is a non-audition GALA refrain of about 60 members who stay all through the Willamette Valley from Eugene to Portland. They rehearse on Sunday afternoons and carry out 9 formal live shows annually in Portland, Salem and Corvallis.
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The refrain is celebrating its twentieth anniversary however due to COVID-19, all upcoming performances have quickly been canceled.
The opposite Oregon nonprofit receiving a grant from A Neighborhood Thrives is the Burrito Brigade, which has been delivering hundreds of nutritious vegan meals to the hungry and unhoused within the Eugene space since 2014.
Capi Lynn is a reporter and columnist for the Statesman Journal. She could be reached at 503-399-6710 or clynn@StatesmanJournal.com, or by following her on Twitter @CapiLynn and Fb @CapiLynnSJ.