August 29, 2014
This September, Oregon Food Bank and Metro area governments will unite to raise awareness of the thousands of Oregonians who struggle with hunger. It’s part of a nationwide campaign in recognition of Feeding America’s Hunger Action Month – a month-long campaign to help end hunger in our community. City and county governments will issue proclamations and community leaders and staff will volunteer at food repack events.
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.
August 4, 2014
The grant will be used for general operating costs of the volunteer program. The UPS Foundation is the charitable arm of UPS.
July 28, 2014
The Oregon Master Gardener Association awarded Oregon Food Bank's Seed to Supper gardening program with the 2014 Marje Luce Search for Excellence Award.
July 8, 2014
The best lineup in 27 years, fantastic weather, dedicated sponsors, thousands of enthusiastic volunteers, and generous blues fans came together to make the 2014 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival a spectacular success.
June 25, 2014
Many families in need of food assistance will have better access thanks to a recent decision by the Portland Children’s Levy (PCL) Allocation Committee. The committee voted to fund Oregon Food Bank’s School Pantry Program activities within the city of Portland in the amount of $1.282 million over three years. The committee’s decision was supported unanimously by the Portland City Council today, which votes on PCL funding recommendations. Seven school pantries are located in the city of Portland, with plans for 11 more within the next three years.
June 12, 2014
This year more children will have healthy food and Oregon Food Bank will be better able to serve those in need thanks to generous donations from the Ford Motor Company Fund and Fred Meyer.
May 5, 2014
The annual National Association of Letter Carriers' Food Drive is Saturday, May 10. You can take part by placing a bag of nonperishable food by your mailbox. Letter carriers and volunteers will collect the donation.
April 14, 2014
Looking for a fun volunteer activity that doesn’t take much time? Oregon Food Bank is looking for help with the National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC) Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. This annual event takes place Saturday, May 10, 2014.
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.