Research + Resources

We've collected a wealth of resources and research on hunger and poverty.


Voices ReportVoices

The Voices report is the result of focus groups conducted with emergency food box recipients around the state. Read the report.

Profiles of Poverty and Hunger 
The profiles report presents the results of a survey of households that received an emergency food box from the Oregon Food Bank Network.

Read the executive summary.

Read the full report.

2013 Snapshot of Hunger in OregonA Snapshot of Hunger
A sheet of graphs and statistics that tell the story of hunger in Oregon and summarize Oregon Food Bank's service statistics and demographics.

Read the report.

Postcard imagePostcard campaign: Make food a priority during the Farm Bill debates
Hundreds of Oregonians have signed a postcard urging legislators to make food a priority.

Learn more about the campaign.

Childhood hunger and nutrition

CNR Child Nutrition Re-authorization
Learn about ways that Congress can help end childhood hunger.

Read the report
Learn about the results



CHC 1 pager imageChildhood Hunger Coalition Overview
A background on the Childhood Hunger Coalition and its activities.

Read the report.


CHC logo Childhood Food Insecurity: Health Impacts, Screening and Intervention
An online course offered as continuing education for health care provider. Take the course

CHC Childhood Hunger: A public health concern
The Childhood Hunger Coalition's survey report on health care provider's willingness to address hunger in a clinical setting. Includes results outside the Portland area. March, 2010.

Read the report


Farm Bill

Farm BillFarm bill - 2013
Summarizes farm bill nutrition programs including SNAP (formerly food stamps) and TEFAP and their impact on hunger in Oregon

Read the report


SNAp cut analysis coverProposed SNAP Cuts: OFB's Analysis - 2013
A look at how the House Agriculture Committee's proposal will harm thousands of food-insecure Oregonians.

Read the analysis



The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

TEFAP Storage and Distribution Describes increased storage and distribution costs for food banks and argues for higher TEFAP storage and distribution appropriations. 

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TEFAP ReportThe Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) 
Learn about TEFAP and its impact in Oregon. 

Read the report 





Oregon Hunger Response Fund

Oregon Hunger Response Fund Fact Sheet  Oregon Hunger Response Fund Fact SheetLearn about the Oregon Hunger Response Fund's role in supporting the Oregon Food Bank Network.

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State Legislative Agenda

State Legislative Agenda Oregon Hunger Response Fund Fact SheetLearn about the 2015 Legislative Agenda.

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From our partners

Call to actionEnding Hunger Before it Begins: Oregon’s Call to Action
A report that sets goals for ending hunger in Oregon between 2010 and 2015 by the Oregon Hunger Task Force.

Read the report.