Hunger Action Month

Date and Time: Monday, Sep. 1, 4:00 AM, to Tuesday, Sep. 30, 4:00 AM

September is Hunger Action Month. Oregon Food Bank, in conjunction with Feeding America, mobilizes everyone everywhere to get involved in ending hunger in America.
In Oregon 1 in 5 children is hungry. We can do better as a community, and we must do better. 

  • VOTE for Oregon Food Bank to win $60,000 grant through Walmart’s Fight Hunger Spark Change campaign

  • VOLUNTEER at Oregon Food Bank or your local food pantry, soup kitchen or shelter.

  • DONATE to help families in need in our communities. A simple $10 donation can provide 30 meals.

  • ADVOCATE for those who struggle to keep food on the table by educating yourself and your friends and family about the problem of hunger in your community

  • DOWNLOAD our Hunger Action Month calendar (PDF or iCal/ics) for ideas about how you can participate all month long! 

  • Other ways to help during Hunger Action Month:

  • Donate online through Bank of America’s Give-A-Meal campaign and they will double your donation.

  • Donate food at any Bank of America branch in Portland or Vancouver for the Fox 12 Food Drive.

  • Make a cash donation ($1, $3 of $5) at the register at all Albertsons stores in Oregon and Clark County to support the Oregon Food Bank Network.

  • Participate in hOURLUNCH and donate your savings to Oregon Food Bank.

  • EXPERIENCE the SNAP (Food Stamp) Challenge and see firsthand what it’s like to live on $4.15 a day for food.

  • ORGANIZE a food drive to benefit Oregon Food Bank or a food/fund drive to benefit your local food pantry, soup kitchen or shelter.

  • TURN ORANGE on Social Media! Download our Facebook Cover image and Twitter Header image.

  • SHARE a hunger fact with your friends online.

  • Check out our daily updates on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram!

  • Let us know about your efforts, so we can promote them!