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  • Legislative Lobby Day

    Oregon Food Bank Network asks Oregon legislators to make food a priority

    April 13, 2011

    More than one hundred food-bankers from every corner of Oregon converged on Salem to ask legislators to invest in the state’s partnership with the Oregon Food Bank Network by making food a priority.

  • Governor's State Employees Food Drive raised the equivalent of 3.88 million pounds of food

    April 8, 2011

    For the 30th straight year, state employees stepped up to the plate to raise food and funds equivalent to 3.88-million pounds of food during the Governor’s State Employee’s Food Drive for the Oregon Food Bank Network. That’s enough food to fill almost 100 semi-truck loads.

  • Volunteers from The Standard

    The Standard partners with Oregon Food Bank

    March 24, 2011

    The Standard has raised more than $200,000 for Oregon Food Bank —  the largest donation ever made by The Standard and its employees to a single nonprofit. The donation is part of the innovative Jeans Day program at The Standard, which encourages employees to give $100 to a nonprofit partner in exchange for wearing jeans on Fridays. The Standard matches these donations dollar-for-dollar, providing employees with an added incentive to give.

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    OFB featured in Groupon campaign

    March 15, 2011
    For just $10 you can help OFB collect and distribute 40 pounds of food - the equivalent of 30 meals for people who are hungry. Sign up for Groupon to learn more and to get other great deals in the Portland area.
  • Join the KGW Great Food Drive

    March 1, 2011
    Help KGW NewsChannel 8 and Oregon Food Bank raise 800,000 meals for people who are hungry.  One in five Oregonians struggles with hunger.

    Drop off your donations until 7 p.m. today, Thursday March 31, at the Hollywood Fred Meyer, 3030 N.W. Weidler in Portland or the Beaverton Fred Meyer at 11425 S.W. Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy.

    You can make a difference. Please donate today.
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    Stone-Buhr Flour to donate 100,000 pounds of flour to OFB

    February 28, 2011

    Stone-Buhr Flour’s New “All Purpose with a Purpose” Initiative Aims to Donate 100,000 Pounds of Certified Sustainable Flour to Food Banks in 2011

    Northwest Flour Company Brings Renewed Purpose to Baking, donating thousands of pounds of flour to Oregon Food Bank

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    Oregon Food Bank announces first grant to get more healthy food to people in need

    February 16, 2011

    $50,000 from Bank of America to boost healthy food purchases

    Oregon Food Bank today announced a $50,000 healthy food initiative from Bank of America – the first grant OFB has received targeted to helping get more healthy food to people in need.

  • Oregon Tuna Classic

    Oregon Tuna Classic provides food and funds for the OFB Network

    December 22, 2010

    The Oregon Tuna Classic, a fishing tournament to benefit Oregon Food Bank, donated $45,000 and 20,400 pounds of tuna to the OFB Network.

  • Tillamook donation

    Portland wins Tillamook Cheese "Share the Loaf" contest

    December 22, 2010

    Thanks to Tillamook Cheese and its Facebook fans, Portland  won Tillamook's "Share the Loaf" contest, earning Oregon Food Bank a $10,000 donation from Tillamook Cheese to help fight hunger in our community.

  • Kaiser Permanente leaders help fill need for volunteers at OFB West

    November 19, 2010

    Leaders from throughout the Kaiser Permanente NW organization will gather at the Oregon Food Bank West facility, 1870 N.W. 173rd Ave. in Beaverton on Tuesday, November 23, from 8:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The group will work to sort donated food for needy families in Washington County.

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