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In the News

"It’s difficult to put into words what the Bean Foundation has meant to Madras and Jefferson County. Their visionary leadership has been quietly building our community for decades, improving the quality of life of those they touch."
Rick Allen, Former Madras Mayor 

The Bean Foundation, feature story 

Sageland | Winter 2023

MountainStar Family Relief Nursery holds fundraising effort with quick deadline in bid to buy Madras facility

KTVZ | December 15, 2023


Community pitches in for pool repair. 

Madras Pioneer | November 3, 2023


Operation Rudolph has a Big December: Youth Volunteers, Bean Foundation, Schwabs are key

Madras Pioneer | December 21, 2022

Bean Foundation Hires Executive Director

Madras Pioneer | October 27, 2022

College to Expand Madras Campus with Donated Land 
Central Oregon Community College | September 8, 2022


Operation Rudolph provides 1700 hours of wrapping for local kids

Madras Pioneer | By: Kiva Hanson | December 21, 2021


Health and Wellness Center Taking Shape in Madras

Bend Bulletin | By: Kyle Spurr | October 9, 2021, updated November 13, 2022


Al Bean Still a Powerful Legacy in the City of Madras

Bend Bulletin | By: Keith Chu | January 31, 2020

Madras Splash Park Plans Move Ahead

KBND | By: Danise Lee| 2017

Bean Foundation Plans to Purchase Master Planned Community of Yarrow in Madras, Oregon

Cascade Business News | March 31, 2015


Bean Foundation Joins Efforts to Build Aquatic Center

Bean Foundation  | 2005

Bean Foundation Helps Address Recreational Needs in Community 

Bean Foundation| 1992 

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