Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament Event 2016 – Save the Date for 2017
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Join us on September 15 and 16, 2017 for our annual fundraising golf tournament, dinner and charity auction. We captured some great moments of the 2016 golf tournament.

Governor’s Volunteer Award for Lifetime Achievement
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Jim and Lynn Mudd were selected as regional winners of the Governor’s Volunteer Award in the Lifetime Achievement category, a well-deserved accolade. On October 12th, several Board and family members and friends attended the ceremony at the Salem Convention Center … Read More

Save the Date – Annual Fundraising Event 2016
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Join us on September 16 and 17, 2016 for our annual fundraising golf tournament, dinner and charity auction. Click here for more information.

Mudd Nick Foundation Stages Successful Fundraising Event
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On September 19, 2015, the Mudd Nick Foundation, local non-profit, held its annual golf tournament and auction dinner for the 26th year. The weather cooperated, with 62 golfers enjoying the sun at the Manzanita Golf Course. That evening, over 140 … Read More

Mudd Nick Foundation Supports Local School Children
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The contributions raised at the Mudd Nick Foundation fundraising golf tournament and auction dinner on September 19 will fund a myriad of learning experiences for school age children in North Tillamook County. These experiences are designed to help the children … Read More

Mudd Nick Foundation Registers as a Charity on AmazonSmile
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Mudd Nick Foundation is registered as an eligible charity on the AmazonSmile website, which is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The … Read More

Mudd Nick Foundation Conducts Strategic Planning Retreat
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On June 14 and 15, the Mudd Nick Foundation Board, Advisory Council and Program Coordinators participated in a strategic planning session facilitated by Lorraine Ortiz and Sarah Johnson, local consultants who work extensively with non-profit boards. The end product of … Read More

Mudd Nick Foundation Annual Golf Tournament, Dinner and Charity Auction
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For over 25 years, people associated with the Mudd Nick Foundation have celebrated the third weekend in September with a Friday dinner, 18-hole golf tournament on Saturday, and dinner and charity auction that evening.  The 2014 event was a complete … Read More

Create a Meaningful Legacy through a Bequest
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For over 22 years, the Mudd Nick Foundation has been offering children in rural North Tillamook County life expanding experiences.  We’re passionate about broadening children’s perspectives, inspiring them to fulfill their potential, and helping to encourage them into good citizens … Read More

2014 Persons of the Year
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The Mudd Nick Foundation Board of Directors selected Dave and Ellen Dukehart as the 2014 Persons of the Year for their tireless devotion to the Foundation’s mission to serve the children of our community. Dave was a classmate of Jim … Read More

Great Big Art Mash “GBAM” and Great Big Art Mash Junior “GBAM Jr.” for Children with Special Needs
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Summer camps are a huge event most parents and kids anxiously anticipate.  However, in rural areas, there are few opportunities for children with special needs to successfully attend these camps. The large group settings, high energy pace, and limited adult support … Read More

Blazer Game Was Awesome
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On October 12, 2014 fourteen 4th and 5th grade students from Garibaldi Grade School accompanied teacher Ann Harper and parent Scott Ernst (a former GGS student) to a Trailblazer basketball pre-season game, compliments of the Mudd Nick Foundation. The students … Read More

New Baseball Field
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Neahkahnie Youth Athletics is using grants from the Mudd Nick Foundation and individual donors to develop a regulation Little League baseball field at the old dilapidated ball field located behind the Neahkahnie School District administration offices. The field will have … Read More

The Give Back
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During the evening of the 2014 annual charity auction and dinner, Kris Grasseth a volunteer parent, presented the Mudd Nick Foundation with a check for $834. This money represented a donation made by the Neahkahnie High School graduating class of … Read More

An Eye-Opening Trip for 8th Graders to Portland State University
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We took the entire 8th grade to Portland State University in February and our Neahkahnie students excelled. They participated, were outgoing and gregarious throughout the day. Students attended sessions on a variety of topics, were given swag for winning little … Read More

Crow Canyon Archeological Camp
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The Mudd Nick Foundation mission to broaden horizons of deserving children was met again in July 2013 when seven Neahkahnie High School students embarked on a learning adventure to Cortez, CO. This was the second year the Foundation has supported … Read More

Mudd Dogs, Anyone?
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For 10 summers, Jim and Lynn Mudd have been serving up scrumptious Chicago-style hot dogs at the beachside Mudd Dog Stand in their driveway at the end of Laneda Avenue. Hungry visitors have the opportunity to learn about the Mudd … Read More

Thank You from a Parent about Great Big Art Mash
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This past summer I was lucky enough to have four of my children attend a wonderful Art Camp that was sponsored and paid for by the Mudd Nick Foundation.  It was a five day camp, specifically designed for children with … Read More

Oregon Leadership Institute
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On the weekend of November 2 and 3rd, the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Club from Neahkahnie High School participated in its first Oregon Leadership Institute in Bend, Oregon. Students acquired leadership skills through a variety of workshops presented … Read More

Fall Press Day
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On November 12, 2014, Neahkahnie High School Journalism Club and yearbook staff students attended Fall Press Day at the University of Oregon in Eugene thanks to the Mudd Nick Foundation. The day-long session in which over 700 students from around … Read More

the Path to eXtreme Success
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On April 25, 2014, fifteen students from Neahkahnie Middle School and two from Neahkahnie High School arrived at the Twin Rocks Camp in Rockaway Beach to participate in a life changing weekend experience sponsored by the Mudd Nick Foundation. These … Read More

S.H.E. Warriors – Fleet of Foot
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S.H.E. Warriors is an extra-curricular club organized and staffed by local volunteer coaches dedicated to transforming 4th and 5th grade girls into avid, successful runners. These female coaches serve as positive role models for these young girls. What follows is … Read More

22 Years Serving Children of North Tillamook County
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Jim Mudd and Doug Nicholson, friends since their days at Oregon State University, decided to start a coed golf tournament in 1990, which they christened the Mudd Nick Invitational.  A Duck dressed as a Beaver became the logo because of … Read More