Community Involvement

Patriot Day 9-11-11 Salem-smallRural/Metro and our employees are very involved in the communities we proudly serve.  This includes volunteering on local boards and organizations, to attending elementary school touch-a-truck safety sessions and high school safety and career sessions.  Rural/Metro also provides medical standby services for special community and public safety events. Recent organizations and events in Oregon we have supported include:

Activities in Salem

  • ALS Association, Walk to Defeat ALS
  • Alzheimer's Network of Oregon, Walk to Remember
  • Country Kids Relay
  • Salem Boys & Girls Club
  • Salem Police Foundation
  • Safe Kids, Willamette Valley
  • Chemeketa Community College EMS Career Fair
  • Liberty House Child Abuse Assessment
  • Marion County Inmate Re-Entry Program
  • Striking Out Meth in Marion County
  • Marion County Fair
  • Marion/Polk Food Share
  • Marion/Polk CHIP (Community Health Improvement Program)
  • Salem Chamber of Commerce:
    • AVID Schools Program
    • Career Connections
    • First Citizen Awards Banquet
  • Salem/Keizer Education Foundation:
    • Awesone 3000 Fun Run
    • Crystal Apple Awards
  • Salem Hospital EMS Youth Career Day
  • America Red Cross of Willamette Chapter
    • Real Heroes Breakfast
  • Salem Multicultural Institute, World Beat Festival
  • Taking Flight Memorial, West Salem High School
  • West Salem Mad Hatter Family Fun Run (5K)
  • Family Building Blocks, Riverfront Family Fest
  • NW Natural, Get Ready Salem, EMS Fair
  • Survive the Burn 5K/10K Run
  • Wilson House Child Development Center


Activities in Eugene/Springfield

  • Fire & EMS High School Career Days
  • Springfield Chamber of Commerce:
    • Problem-Solving in the Workplace
    • Rreal Game of Life Workshop
  • ALS Association, Walk to Defeat ALS