Author: Randall Unterseher

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Big Lake Youth Camp Receives Walters Family Foundation Award

The Walters Family Foundation focuses on at-risk youth in a variety of circumstances including outdoor opportunities. Many camp programs provide growing experiences for youth throughout the State of Oregon. The Oregon Conference of Seventh-day Adventist’s owns such a camp known as Big Lake Youth Camp located in Sisters, Oregon. Several of the WFF Board members… Read more »

Wendy Olson Joins WFF Board

The Board of the Walters Family Foundation is happy to announce the addition of Wendy Olson as the newest member of the Board. Wendy brings a background of 30 years as a teacher, sports coach, and administrator of the public school system. She owned and managed a 10-acre nursery. She was married to Jon Olson,… Read more »

Board Member, Jamie Ali Steps Down

Board Member, Jamie Ali, submitted her letter of resignation to the board of the Walters Family Foundation. Jamie is the oldest grandchild of the founders, Glenn and Viola Walters as well as the daughter of Cliff Walters, President. She served for nearly 7 years and was instrumental in conducting some of the first nonprofit site… Read more »

Annual Board Meeting

Annual Board Meeting

Youth Villages Site Visit

WFF Board Member Waller Steps Down

Walters Family Foundation Board Member, Phil Waller, CPA, submitted his letter of resignation to the Board at the Semi-Annual Board Meeting on November 16, 2020. Mr. Waller, known as “Phil” to his friends and co-board members, was an invaluable part of the workings of the Foundation and help to transform its thinking into the 21st… Read more »

Nonprofit Knowledge . . . What Do You Know?

“I am trained, I am knowledgeable, I know things, I can do this job, I am fiscally responsible, and I am a people person.” Who wouldn’t hire this person in a minute? I may not! What is missing? When we tell stories or produce short videos about ourselves, we tell the essentials. We show the… Read more »

A New Walters Family Foundation Mantra for 2021

You say, “It’s too soon to look forward to 2021!” Yet, many have posted in social media how disappointing 2020 has been with a pandemic during an election year with all the pontifications of those who desire your vote. Wearing of masks, social distancing (which by the way – I experienced while attending a co-ed... Read more »