Maslow Project

Check out this story in the Medford Mail Tribune about Maslow Project’s candlelight vigil, which helped to raise awareness about youth homelessness in our community.


Not only did Maslow Project participate in the Gingerbread Jubilee for the first time, our entry won second place in the group category! Here’s a story in the Medford Mail Tribune, and a feature on KDRV about our project.


Karen Phillips, Maslow Project’s Development Manager is featured here on a recent episode of KOBI’s Five on 5.


In November 2014, KOBI ran a great story about the increasing rates of poverty and homelessness in Jackson County schools. 


Here’s a story that aired on Medford’s KOBI-5 about the sharp increase in the need for Maslow Project’s services at the beginning of our 2014-2015 school year. 


Maslow Project was one of the recipients of a Community 101 grant, awarded by the students of Medford’s McLoughlin Middle School. Click here to learn more about this innovative grant program.


December’s unusually cold weather posed additional challenges for homeless children and families. This article in the Medford Mail Tribune highlights the limited community shelter resources available to homeless individuals and families during inclement weather.


The generous efforts of community volunteers are a critical part of Maslow Project’s ability to provide wrap-around support to the homeless children, teens and families we work with. Here’s a story about one of those wonderful volunteers.


Here’s a story in the Medford Mail Tribune about Maslow Project’s newly established Graduate Fund, which helps Maslow youth who have finished high school to pursue additional educational opportunities.


KOBI-5 features one of Maslow Project’s clients.

KOBI’s “5 on 5″ highlighted Maslow Project’s work in Jackson County.

Maslow Project is expanding to offer basic emergency needs and street outreach throughout Jackson County. Here’s a link to a KDRV story on our expansion, and another link to a April 2013 article in the Medford Mail Tribune about the ways rural Jackson County communities can partner with Maslow Project.

Southern Oregon Public Television’s “Immense Possibilities” program recently featured the work of Maslow Project. 

This winter, a local Girl Scout troop brought some warmth and comfort into the lives of the kids and families we work with. Here’s the feature story from the Medford Mail Tribune.

Maslow Project Executive Director, Mary Ferrell, was the keynote speaker at Ashland, Oregon’s 24th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration. The Ashland Daily Tidings has more about the celebration.

Click here for a Mail Tribune featuring Maslow Project’s counseling program and the benefits of art therapy.

The Mail Tribune ran an article to help us fill our fridge.

Chris Cuomo, from ABC’s 20/20 talks about the plight of homeless youth in the short clip below. Watch the full episode of 20/20 below, which includes a Maslow Project case manager and youth. 

So many of the youth we see here at Maslow Project are going on to do amazing things with their lives. Here is one of our program graduates, a truly inspiring young woman.


Thanks to Mike Powers and Ian Urbina for capturing this slice of life at Maslow Project.


Follow this link to an article about our food pantry running low, and here to see the amazing response we got.

Click here to read the Mail Tribune article about our wildly successful plea for shoes and here for the follow up story.

The New York Times ran a fantastic article called Running in the Shadows,” about homeless teens here in Medford and around the country. It features many of our very own kids, giving valuable insight into the daily struggles that homeless youth face, and what they must do just to get by. We urge you to take a few minutes to read this compelling story, or watch the video.

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Mail Tribune article “Shedding Light on a Dark Problem.”

New York Times article about homeless youth in Medford and Maslow Project. Read “Running in the Shadows.”

Part 2 of “Running in the Shadows.” Read here.

Mail Tribune article about the day-to-day happenings at Maslow Project. Read “A Day in the Life at Maslow.”

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The National Association for the Education of Homeless Children & Youth awarded Maslow Project with national recognition. Read about it here.