February 24, 2015
When Felicia lost her job she felt certain that she could find another. She spent months submitting applications and following job leads but nothing materialized. Finally, with just $37 to her name, she realized she needed help.
The people she met at her local food pantry helped her regain her confidence and renewed her physically and emotionally. Felicia believes that lives would be changed if everyone reached out to someone in need.
Learn more about Felicia and Oregon Food Bank's Voices Project.
February 3, 2015
The president started the process of developing next year’s federal budget yesterday by releasing his proposed budget. Unfortunately, the president’s budget falls short in its funding level for TEFAP storage and distribution funds. TEFAP (The Emergency Food Assistance Program) helps food banks across the country by providing American-produced foods and financial assistance to store and distribute food to the 49 million Americans who face hunger.