Editor’s note: This is one in a series of stories about United Way-funded agencies and the people they serve. United Way of Lane County is in the midst of its annual fall fundraising campaign.
University of Oregon freshman Karla Mercado, 18, leaned back in a couch at North Eugene High School.
“Financially, it has always been a struggle,” she said. “Because of this program, I had one less worry growing up.”
Mercado is speaking about the Soy Sano/I Am Healthy program, a service at the health centers at North Eugene and Churchill high schools. The Eugene School District...