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OFB featured on CBS News

September 4, 2012
Author:
Lee Cowan, CBS News
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Oregon Food Bank and SnowCap, one of OFB's Portland metro area partner agencies were featured on CBS News in a story about the drop in donations to charities during election years.

From the story: Food banks are being flooded with requests for help, and as they struggle to meet the growing need, their task is made harder by the election.

As the Democrats prepare to head into their national convention this week, the view of balloons and dancing delegates seems a world away from those who have been forced to stand in line for food. Across the country the plight of the hungry is getting worse, not better.

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