The Center Foundation: Teaching, Training and Treating Central Oregon Youth
A portion of race entry fees to Deschutes Dash events will go to The Center Foundation.
The Center Foundation is a non-profit group based in Bend, Oregon and benefits school age youth in the areas of health, wellness and education within Central Oregon.
The Foundation provides no-cost athletic training, education and treatment to Central Oregon youth through several school and community-based programs. Each year, the organization provides thousands of hours of service to the community in partnership with the Bend-LaPine and Sisters School Districts, Mt. Bachelor Ski Education Foundation, Special Olympics and more. The Foundation also sponsors annual student scholarships, athletic training fellowships and targeted medical research initiatives.