OARS

 

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Welcome to Our Community of Women Veterans

We are a small non-profit organization providing re-entry services for women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Our primary mission is to counsel, assist and guide women veterans to take advantage of opportunities for education and training and to effectively seek community and government resources to improve quality of life.

Look for more about us on our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/OarsForWomenVets).
Follow us on Twitter & get the skinny version (https://twitter.com/OARS4Vets).

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Start a New Career

We are here to help our women veterans overcome obstacles they face in order to make the necessary adjustments to succeed in civilian life and achieve the highest quality of life available.

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We Can Help You Succeed

You tried to “go home and go back to the life you had” — it was impossible.  We are here to offer you the opportunity to get back up on your feet. Check us out!

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Join Us

Our membership is made up solely of women who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. This is what makes it possible to find your friends, your community, the rules, the laws, the rights, the benefits, and the ways you can find you way to the future you want.

Free College Courses for Returning Veterans

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Antioch University is offering free college courses in the humanities to returning veterans. Course subjects include: art, literature, history, philosophy and writing. Classes run from Tuesday, April 5th to Thursday, September 15th.

Take a step forward and apply today!
To learn more, click here.

Help OARS by Shopping at Fred Meyer

Fred Meyer Community Rewards

You can help OARS earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card!

 Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works:

  • Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Outreach and Resource Services for Women Veterans at fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number, #91696. Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping (non-profit) earn a donation!
  • You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today.
  • If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store.
  • For more information, please visit fredmeyer.com/communityrewards.