Since 1997, the Eugene Schmuck Foundation has raised over $1,500,000 that have provided educational scholarships to students in the area and have been distributed to non-profit organizations serving North Tillamook County.

Our Mission

It shall be the mission of the foundation to:

  • Recognize the needs of the citizens of North Tillamook County

  • Conduct an annual event intended to draw support from local citizens and visitors

  • Generate funds from this event at a minimum cost

  • Distribute funds raised to bona-fide organizations serving North Tillamook County

  • Provide educational scholarships to North Tillamook County students

The Eugene Schmuck Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization since 1997. Donations are tax deductible and all donations stay in the North County area. Tax ID #93-1249244.

Board of directors

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Bob Joseph - President
Karen Stephens - Treasurer
Sally Vanebo - Secretary
Dave Stephens
Connie VanderWaal
Erick White
Corey Douma
Dave Matthews
Camy Von Seggern
Beth Gienger
John Durkin (Emeritus)
Tom Moore (Emeritus)

The costs required to operate the foundation are kept to a minimum by the use of an all volunteer group with great support of the local business community. With no payroll, costs are basically those associated with staging annual events. Annual expenses approximate 10%.