March 1, 2014
With an ambitious goal of 600,000 pounds the KGW Great Food Drive kicked off its 10th year on March 1. Along with Tillamook Cheese, U.S. Bank, participating Toyota dealers and participating Fred Meyer stores, KGW will collect food and cash donations to support the Oregon Food Bank Network.
February 28, 2014
Nike earns the top spot for March due to their inclusive food, funds and friends partnership with Oregon Food Bank. Their creativity shines, their enthusiasm is catching and the efforts are greatly appreciated. Thank you Nike and Nike employees.
February 15, 2014
In observance of Presidents' Day, all our offices are closed Monday, Feb 17th.
February 4, 2014
Imagine sitting down to your favorite meal. Maybe it includes a piece of juicy chicken, a helping of delicately seasoned rice and a colorful medley of roasted vegetables. Through the generosity of Oregon state employees, meals like this have been provided to thousands of hungry men, women and children for 31 years. This year, Stop Hunger is the key message for the annual Governor’s State Employees Food Drive which runs the entire month of February.
February 3, 2014
Oregon Food Bank is honored to be selected as a 2014 Regence Community Partner Organization (CPO), continuing into our fourth year of partnership. Regence’s CPO program directs both financial and employee volunteerism support toward game-changing impacts for its nonprofit partners.
January 20, 2014
In an effort to replenish the food supply at local food pantries after the holiday season, AdvoCare International, LP (AdvoCare), a premier health and wellness company, today announced a contribution of $10,000 to Oregon Food Bank. For the third year in a row, the Oregon Food Bank network distributed more than 1 million emergency food boxes to those in need.
January 7, 2014
We thank you, Bank of America (BofA), and your employees, customers, and friends who tirelessly support Oregon Food Bank.
Locally, BofA employees engage to help with hunger relief. They donate their time (over 1,100 volunteer hours in FY 2013), their financial resources through company sponsorship and employee giving as well as through food drives at branch locations.
January 6, 2014
Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. You can help Oregon Food Bank earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card!
December 30, 2013
A month-long corporate challenge has resulted in about 75 tons of food for Oregon Food Bank (OFB) from the rapidly growing financial services firm Aequitas Capital.
The 130-person Lake Oswego-based firm, which specializes in alternative investments such as corporate private credit, formed teams around company executives for a four-week campaign that featured incentives, special challenges and engaging neighbor businesses.
In all, cash and food donations equated to about three fully loaded semi-trucks, enough for OFB and its partners to provide 150,000 meals. Additionally, the Aequitas Capital staff spent approximately 64 hours volunteering at OFB and OFB West.
December 18, 2013
This fall, low income families were dealt a double blow. First, Thanksgiving fell during the last week of the month, the week when SNAP benefits were running out due to cuts to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Then it was December, ushering in all of the dreads that low-income parents feel with Christmas approaching: trying to figure out how you will feed the kids during Christmas break; signing up for a Christmas food box & gifts for the kids; not knowing if an appropriate gift will be donated for your child; knowing there will barely be enough food for the holiday to seem like a celebration; finding where the free trees will be given out. Or maybe, just maybe, you can squeeze enough out of your paycheck for one special gift for each kid. Then the winter storms hit early and all plans go out the window…