Coos County Friends of Public Health

Coos County Friends of Public Health
Coos County Friends of Public Health2020-10-27T13:00:23-07:00

Nurses’ Purse Raffle

The Coos County Friends of Public Health is holding its 11th annual fall fundraiser—the Nurses’ Purse Raffle! Purchase chances to win one of 4 purses/activity bags, plus other fun items. The raffle is open Oct. 1- Oct. 26, with the drawing on November 1st. The raffle is now closed for new entries. The winners will be drawn on November 1. Thank you to all who have contributed and donated gifts for our prizes! You may still donate to the Nurses’ Purse Fund.

The Nurses’ Purse fund is used by public health nurses at Coos Health & Wellness to help families in need when they are faced with some overwhelming challenges. The Nurses’ Purse fund has provided families with food, clothing, infant care, payment of medical bills for the uninsured, and much more… Help CCFoPH raise the funds to continue this important project!

Click on the button below to donate to the Nurses’ Purse Fund.

Thank You To Our Sponsors and Major Contributors!

Advanced Health


Banner Bank

Bay Area Hospital

Bay Cities Ambulance

Caddy McKeown

Coos Bay Toyota

Farm and Sea, Bandon

First Community Credit Union

Frances Smith

Juul Insurance Agency

Looking Out Foundation

Lori Schmidt

Molly Ford

Margaret Melvin, Attorney

Margery Whitmer

RE/MAX South Coast – Jan Delimont

Umpqua Bank, Coos Bay & North Bend

The Purses and Activity Bags

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Coach Purse

Coach is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections, with a long-standing reputation built on quality craftsmanship. Defined by a free-spirited, all-American attitude, the brand approaches design with a modern vision, reimagining luxury for today with an authenticity and innovation that is uniquely Coach. Enter to win this beautiful Coach purse with fun surprises included! $20 Gift Card, [...]

Furla Purse

-Furla Purse- Established in 1927 by Aldo Furlanetto in Bologna, Furla stands for quality, colorful creativity and joyfulness. Enter to win this beautiful Furla purse! Included with the purse are other surprise prizes to make your next night out unique. $20 Gift Card, Pancake Mill, North Bend 20 Pounds of Espresso Coffee from Vend West 12 (187 ML) bottles of Prosecco [...]

Golf Bag

-Golf Bag- Enter to win this terrific golf bag, plus golf for 4 at the Coos Golf Club and Bandon Crossings! ($800 value) plus... $20 Gift Card, Pancake Mill, North Bend 7 Devils Gift Bag, including Growler, Growler Fill, 2 Pint Glasses, a Ball Cap, and More$50 Gift Card for Farm & Sea, Bandon More details to come, follow us on this [...]

Ready-Set-Go Bag

Are you ready to get up and go in the event of a natural disaster threatening your home? This SwissGear backpack is a great bag to have ready packed if you need to evacuate quickly. It will come pre-loaded with some items that you will need if you must evacuate. First Aid Kit Solar Lantern Filtering face masks USB Thumb Drive to hold [...]

Click on the button below to donate to the Nurses’ Purse Fund.

If you wish to donate by mail, with a check, you can print out a form and mail it in.

Thank you Donors!

The following businesses and Individuals have provided gifts to be included in the Nurses’ Purse bags:

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To promote health in Coos County through enhancement of local public health services.

The Coos County Friends of Public Health (CCFoPH) is a non-profit 501c3 organization supporting services to people in our community through Coos Health & Wellness. These services include the promotion of healthy families through programs such as the WIC nutrition program, and Babies First! / Parents As Teachers home visiting services; clinic services such as immunizations, and reproductive health services; and educational projects and activities.

Purpose of the Friends of Public Health

To promote an understanding of the public health needs of communities in Coos County, including vulnerable populations, and the availability of services to address those needs;

To increase community collaboration to achieve public health goals and to provide public health services;

To encourage volunteer involvement in local public health activities;

To educate about public health issues; and

To generate resources in fulfillment of our mission. Membership dues, and individual and corporate donations sustain CCFoPH, and enable us to raise funds, and receive grants for projects and programs which are administered through Coos Health & Wellness.


Be a Friend of Coos County Public Health.

Your support through your dollars and volunteer time help us make a difference in the health of our
communities in Coos County.

Members can participate in public health events, support our public health program and be part of the
board and other important committees that support the work of the CCFoPH.

Members receive a quarterly newsletter to keep up to date on all that the Friends are doing.

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Members receive bulletins about important public health issues and events, through email and Facebook. As a member, you can learn about current public health issues and concerns.