Through ImpactClub®, as Impact Venture Capitalists, we invest heavily in local charities that demonstrate a powerful “Story Engine” and have proven their willingness to fight for their cause – by competing in and winning a high-stakes competition. As a result, ImpactClub®, through Impact Venture Capitalism, has dramatically multiplied the Impact that a single person can have on charities in their local community.
It was 12 years ago, that twin boys, Jackson, and Ethan came into our world. Ethan was diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder at two years and nine months. Suddenly, this beautiful world of opportunity and hope turned into a fog of confusion and grief.
NextStep has grown from its initial grassroots beginning as a Macintosh computer fix-it-and-pass-it-on resource into a thriving community service organization. We started in a garage in 1999 and were founded in 2002 as “MacRenewal”.
We have been in the Eugene community since 1998. On the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month, we hold a free veterinary clinic for individuals experiencing homelessness to bring their pets. We are currently operating in a space provided by the Eugene Mission.