August 20, 2014
Oregon Food Bank is alerting recipients of food through the Oregon Food Bank Network and associated partner agencies, pantries and community kitchens of a voluntary recall of peanut butter and almond butter due to a potential Salmonella contamination.
The recall, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), includes products with BEST BY dates of July 21, 2015 or earlier. Full details here.
July 28, 2014
The Oregon Master Gardener Association awarded Oregon Food Bank's Seed to Supper gardening program with the 2014 Marje Luce Search for Excellence Award.
July 8, 2014
The best lineup in 27 years, fantastic weather, dedicated sponsors, thousands of enthusiastic volunteers, and generous blues fans came together to make the 2014 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival a spectacular success.
June 25, 2014
Many families in need of food assistance will have better access thanks to a recent decision by the Portland Children’s Levy (PCL) Allocation Committee. The committee voted to fund Oregon Food Bank’s School Pantry Program activities within the city of Portland in the amount of $1.282 million over three years. The committee’s decision was supported unanimously by the Portland City Council today, which votes on PCL funding recommendations. Seven school pantries are located in the city of Portland, with plans for 11 more within the next three years.