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    “A Journey of a thousand miles begins with the first step.”

Your Journey Begins with UMCHS

Umatilla-Morrow Head Start is a caring, innovative network of quality individuals working in partnership with others to strengthen families and communities.

There have been hundreds, if not thousand that have started their journey and adventure with UMCHS family since we were incorporated in 1987. They have come from all walks life to join our family. Some of our volunteers enjoyed their experience with UMCHS so much that they volunteered for years or later became a part of our staff family!

Volunteer of the Month

Heather Boodt

Heather Boodt

Pilot Rock

Heather is a parent that is volunteering in our classroom this year. She spends 1 full day a week and then comes in 2 days a week to help with breakfast and lunch. Heather spends time…

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Volunteer of the Year

Pete Wells

Pete Wells


Pete coordinates 5 to 7 volunteers to read to the children each week. The children LOVE when the readers come and read to them. The readers read to the same few children…

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Contact Us

Jesus Rome

Volunteer Manager
502 W. Standard Ave. Building B,
Hermiston, OR 97838

(541) 667-6091