Community Spotlight

Founded in 1978, the Center for Community Counseling’s mission is one of human service: “Transforming Lives and Healing Relationships.” Our clients seek hope and change for themselves and their families through goals oriented counseling. CCC has a unique business model, operating as Lane County’s largest volunteer-based, pro bono provider of mental health services.

Center for Community Counseling

MCS Family Wealth Advisors sponsors the newsletter for this non-profit mental health organization serving low-income and uninsured adults in Lane County.

Family Enterprise Research Conference

This conference brings together top university researchers from around the globe representing diverse fields like entrepreneurship, organizational development, family systems, finance, economics, and management. MCS is pleased to sponsor the awards for outstanding research in the family business field.

Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University

Michael Stalker served on the Advisory Council for the Austin Family Business Program at Oregon State University.

FOOD for Lane County

We sponsored a greenhouse for the Grassroots Garden which provides fresh produce to families in need throughout Lane County.


Lutheran Volunteer Corps’ program places volunteers in full-time positions at social-justice nonprofit organizations. Volunteers are trained to live simply and sustainably in intentional community, to explore how racism, oppression, and privilege contribute to ongoing injustice in our society, and to delve into how spirituality can inspire and sustain their work for peace with justice.

BRING Recycling

MCS Family Wealth Advisors sponsors the newsletter for this nonprofit recycling center, started back in 1971.


Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy. We sponsored their efforts to fight human trafficking in Oregon

Eugene Opera Aria Auction

The performing arts are a precious asset in our communities. MCS Family Wealth Advisors sponsored this fundraising event for the Eugene Opera, which paired food and wine with music and song.

Carry It Forward

Carry It Forward promotes solidarity over charity. It aims to reduce suffering by meeting basic human needs while developing a sustainable model for incorporating unhoused individuals in the work of helping themselves and the community.


Giving back to the community is a top priority for many of our clients. We are honored to help you and your family make an impact by structuring a portfolio that meets your needs and lends a hand to others. We have assisted clients and their legal counsel in setting up and managing private foundations and charitable trusts.  Articles related to philanthropy:

A Voluntary Wealth Tax

Many of America’s most successful business leaders are voluntarily “taxing” their business incomes and/or estates up to 100 percent to redistribute their wealth for social good. Surprised?

Giving to Charity

For some, charitable giving goes beyond donating old clothes or writing the occasional check to support a favorite cause. It’s a mission to be accomplished over a lifetime (or longer), and an integral part of one’s investing plan.