Frequently Asked Questions
What is the purpose of Salem For All?
“Salem For All!” is a not for profit organization that strives to provide information about and discounts for opportunities for personal fulfillment for people who currently have a proven low income. We are an IRS 501-3-c corporation.
How does one become eligible for the services listed on "Salem For All!"?
By being eligible for the SNAP – Oregon Trail card a person becomes eligible for those opportunities or services listed on the “Salem For All!” website.
How does one get the services listed on "Salem For All!"?
The discount services, concerts, opportunities, classes, etc. can be accessed by presenting the Oregon Trail card at the counter, front desk, box office etc., of the organization providing the opportunity, thus proving eligibility due to low income or disability.
How many tickets or items am I eligible for from each vendor?
Each “Salem For All?” vendor/partner agrees to provide two tickets to each concert listed on “Salem For All!” when the Oregon Trail Card is presented as established proof of low income or disability, more tickets can sometimes be offered if available.
How does "Salem For All!" get the opportunities to list on its website?
“Salem For All!” is a coalition of interested groups and people in the Salem area which includes individuals in Human Services , Arts and other types of organizations. Some of these individuals work within the community to establish opportunities for personal fulfillment and enrichment by making solicitations to vendor organizations for listing on the website. The partner/ vendor then agrees to join our coalition and list opportunities on the website and provide discounts.
How is "Salem For All!" governed?
“Salem For All!” is working to establish a board of directors and a viable structure with mission statement and bylaws.
How frequently will the "Salem For All!" website be updated?
Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Where did the idea for "Salem For All!" originate?
There have been successful programs to enable low income and disabled people to access opportunities for fulfillment in Memphis, Tennessee and Portland , Oregon.
A group of involved and interested community arts leaders worked to provide discount admission to cultural events in Portland realizing the opportunities for personal fulfillment should be made available to the low income, and also that many events and concerts have leftover tickets.