OFB Network

  • Notice of almond butter, peanut butter recall at all all Oregon Food Bank Network locations

    August 20, 2014

    Oregon Food Bank is alerting recipients of food through the Oregon Food Bank Network and associated partner agencies, pantries and community kitchens of a voluntary recall of almond butter and peanut butter due to a potential Salmonella contamination.

  • Successful Give A Meal Campaign Provides 66,366 Meals to the Oregon Food Bank Network

    March 28, 2014

    The Oregon Food Bank Network announced that it received 66,366 meals this year through Bank of America’s Give a Meal campaign. An annual partnership with Feeding America and Oregon Food Bank, the campaign helps provide meals to families in need across Oregon and Clark County, Washington during the holiday season.

  • Gleaning

    Celebrating 40 years of gleaning Oregon's bounty

    March 11, 2013
    Gleaners from throughout the state will gather at the State Capitol in Salem, Tuesday, March 12, to celebrate their rich history of 40 years of gleaning in Oregon.

    Gleaners will also ask state legislators to pass Senate Bill 430 to allow farmers and others to claim a tax deduction for food they donate to gleaners and other hunger-relief groups.

  • NALC 2012

    2012 Letter Carriers Food Drive collects nearly 1.3 million pounds of food

    May 30, 2012

    In just one day, the 2012 Letter Carriers Food Drive collected 1,334,653 pounds of nonperishable food in Oregon and Clark County, Wash., Oregon Food Bank announced today. In addition, the drive raised $74,459.

  • NALC

    Letter Carriers Food Drive is Saturday, May 12

    April 30, 2012
    Help stamp out hunger! It’s so easy. Simply place a bag of nonperishable food donations by your mailbox on the morning of Saturday, May 12, for the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Food Drive.

    This is the one day of the year that all Americans have the opportunity – with the help of letter carriers – to easily donate food to help hungry families in their community. The “Stamp Out Hunger” effort is the largest single-day food drive in the world. The NALC food drive has collected more than one-billion pounds of food nationally since the food drive’s inception in 1993.

    “The Food Drive gives everyone the chance to be part of something bigger than anything we could do alone. … Every can and package of food collected makes a difference in someone’s life.” – Shawneen Betha, Portland Postmaster

  • Emergency food box recipient

    First time ever: Emergency food box distribution exceeds 1 million

    September 30, 2011

    For the first time ever, distribution of emergency food boxes in Oregon and southwest Washington topped 1 million as growing levels of long-term unemployment forced more and more people to fall into poverty and to seek emergency food.

  • Tillamook Open House

    Celebrate grand opening of new building for OFB - Tillamook County Services

    September 16, 2011

    Celebrate the grand opening of a new building for Oregon Food Bank – Tillamook County Services, Saturday, Oct. 1, at 1760 Wilson River Loop, Tillamook Ore.

  • NALC

    Help letter carriers stamp out hunger

    April 26, 2011

    Donate at any post office until the end of the day on Wednesday, May 18.

    It's not too late to help stamp out hunger!  It’s easy. Simply take nonperishable food donations to your local post office. 

    The goal of the Oregon Food Bank Network is to collect 2 million pounds of food during the letter carriers food. Last year’s NALC Food Drive raised more than 1.7 million pounds of food throughout Oregon and southwest Washington.

  • 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.

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