The Cottage Grove Half Marathon is partnering with Banner Bank and the United Way of Lane County “Live United” Fund. A Portion of the Proceeds goes to support the 'Be Your Best Program in Cottage Grove. To Learn more about the United Way “Live United” Fund Visit them HERE and the Be Your Best Program in Cottage Grove look HERE
Be Your Best is a cross-sector coalition of community partners based in Cottage Grove, OR. The coalition emerged in response to the Lane County Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). The coalition uses a collective impact approach to improve family and community health. Be Your Best engages marginalized and disenfranchised communities to inform and guide their efforts. Partners included: United Way of Lane County, South Lane School District, PeaceHealth, Lane County Public Health, South Lane Mental Health, The Child Center, Family Relief Nursery, Sustainable Cottage Grove and other businesses, civic partners and faith-based organizations.