Welcome to the website for the Friends Of Redmond Oregon

A special message to all who have patronized the Friends Bookshop:

The Friends of Redmond Oregon wants to thank all those who have patronized our stores in the Redmond Public Library and the location in the Redmond Bazaar over the past twenty-five plus years.

Please know that FORO will continue to support other non-profits and schools in our community of Redmond.  We may have lost our bookshop, but we have not lost our commitment to the citizens of Redmond.

To continue to raise funds for our grant program, we will begin selling books on-line, and continue selling art through this website.  We will also gladly accept donations from you, our patrons.

Please consider joining us in our effort to support literacy and the arts in Redmond, Oregon.

The Friends of Redmond Oregon (FORO) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. FORO is comprised of volunteers that share a vision of supporting reading, cultural literacy and art in the community of Redmond, Oregon.

FORO raises funds from from cash donations, Art on our website and on-line book sales which are used to grant monies and/or materials to not-for-profit programs, organizations, schools and individuals with like goals of supporting the community of Redmond, Oregon.

To date, FORO grants have benefited the following organizations:
  • Redmond Senior Center
  • Beulah’s Place
  • Redmond Learning Center
  • Redmond High School
  • Opportunity Foundation
  • Sage Elementary School
  • Whoopsy Daisy Child Care and Preschool
  • Friends of the Redmond Branch Library
To learn more about FORO and its grant program, visit friendsofredmondoregon.org or emailing friendsofredmond@gmail.com.


FORO has set up a GOFUNDME account to help recoup some of the lost revenue after the closing of our bookstore.  Our hope is to raise $5,500 towards our annual donations to other nonprofits and schools in Redmond. If you are interested in helping us continue supporting the goals of reading, cultural literacy and art, consider making a donation to our GOFUNDME account.

To make a donation through the "Go Fund Me" organization click here.
Thank You!


FORO has also set a way for interested patrons to make a Donation directly to the Friends of Redmond Oregon.

Two options are available:
1) Click on the Donation Poster
2) Click on the Donation Button.

Both options will take you to a PayPal link to the FORO account.



The Friends of Redmond Oregon are thrilled to have been invited to join Amazon.com in their Amazon Smile program.

This program allows visitor's to Amazon to select a non-profit organization
to receive 0.5% of the proceeds from your purchases on the
Amazon Smile site.
To select the Friends of Redmond Oregon
as your charitable organization, click on this link.

The Amazon Smile Program is a great way to make a difference
for Nonprofit organizations.
Just select FORO as you nonprofit, and every time you make a purchase through AmazonSmile, FORO will receive a donation from Amazon.com 

As always, FORO thanks you for considering our nonprofit for your donation.


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