EUGENE, Ore. (KMTR) -- A Eugene non-profit helping expectant moms and families is out hundreds of dollars after a weekend burglary.
Employees at the Lane Pregnancy Support Center arrived at their office on 13th Avenue and Oak Street in Eugene on Monday, October 1 to find their front door open and some of their expensive office supplies missing from their front lobby.
While some of the items taken weren't the newest, Support Center says the cost to them is significant as they're a privately funded non-profit without government grant money.
Whoever did it took a laptop computer, a phone, a printer and random office supplies, including a cup full of pens.
The Support Center offers pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, maternity and baby clothes and more programs to expectant mothers and families.
Employees say ultimately the theft hurts the women and families they support.
"We're totally funded by donors; we don't get any government grants. So I realize it's kind of minor when you look at other things but since we provide all free services; we don't charge fees. So it's still going to cost us to replace those items that were taken,” says Lissy Lantz, Development Director at the Lane Pregnancy Support Center.
Eugene Police are investigating the burglary, but no one has been arrested yet and there aren't any suspects. Fortunately there was no client data on the stolen computer.
The Support Center says it has taken steps to 'up' its security. It’s trying to get the word out about this burglary so that other businesses in the area aren't taken advantage of as well.