January 28, 2016
On April 1, a segment of SNAP participants are at risk of losing their food benefits. Oregon Food Bank is extremely concerned about the impending changes that will impact these SNAP participants in Multnomah and Washington counties. This is the third cut to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in just over two years. It will particularly hurt those who continue to struggle to find gainful employment.
January 25, 2016
Oregon Food Bank announces the hiring of a development director and election of three members to its Board of Directors.
Oregon Food Bank hired Darrell Yuen as Director of Development, Marketing and Communications. In addition to managing a 30-member team Yuen will provide vision, outline strategy and implement actions to grow financial resources, community engagement and brand awareness.
Joining the Board of Directors this month are Ron Brake, Owner/President of Marketing Concepts, Northwest and Sarah Opfer, Senior Manager at KPMG. Katie Lauderdale, SUN Site Manager at Centennial High School joins Oregon Food Bank’s Board as an Advisory Representative.
A complete list of Oregon Food Bank’s Board of Directors and key staff can be found at oregonfoodbank.org.