Events throughout the year
CSCA-Gondar’s events, whether they occur yearly, quarterly, and/or monthly, are designed to address one of our main missions “to promote cultural awareness, respect, understanding, and friendships” between our communities of Gondar and Corvallis.
A Taste of Ethiopia: Food, Culture and People”
“A Taste of Ethiopia: Food, Culture and People” is a community event designed to increase awareness of the unique culture, an authentic dinner, and its customs in our sister city, Gondar, Ethiopia. This dinner is planned every other year. This event is scheduled now for the last Sunday of January, 2025.
Walk for Water
Walk for Water is held every other year during the month of May, Corvallis’ Sister Cities Month. This event is scheduled for Saturday, May 18, 2024, 9:00am-1:00pm.This 3-mile walk is designed to increase the awareness of the need for clean water, sanitation, and water management in not only our sister city of Gondar, Ethiopia but the world at large. Registration will open in late April. For more information click here.
Holiday Giving Campaign
The Holiday Giving Campaign is held from Giving Tuesday (first Tuesday following Thanksgiving Day and running to December 31 of each year. Each year has a spepcific fund-raising need. For example, in 2023, the focus is to raise $10,000 to support school and donkey libraries for our sister city, Gondar, Ethiopia. For more information and to donate, click here.
Bottle Drop Give
CSCA-Gondar Council is now collecting bottles monthly to raise funds for its education and water-related projects in our sister city, Gondar, Ethiopia. Come join us in collecting your refundable bottles monthly and make a difference in the lives and quality of living in our sister city, Gondar.
Gondar Council Meeting:
Gondar Council Meeting: Held on the 3rd Thursday of each month. Time: 6:00 pm -7:30 pm. Members and guests welcomed! Special Note: Due to Covid-19, current meetings are virtual through Zoom.us. To attend, contact us here
Adopt a Highway
Adopt a Highway: Held 3 times annually on the third (3rd) weekend of April, July, and October. Members contribute to the cleanliness of the roads by collecting trash on Corvallis’s designated street location between 35th Street and West Hills Rd, Corvallis. Sign up to volunteer? Click here.