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  • Doug Phillips Receives Jackie Fearing Award for Volunteer Excellence

    May 8, 2014
    Doug Philips is the winner of the 2013 Jackie Fearing Award for Volunteer Excellence!  The Jackie Fearing Award honors a volunteer who has volunteered for Oregon Food Bank for over 5 years, contributed 500 hours of service, and volunteers in more than one capacity.  
  • "Make More Happen" for Oregon Food Bank

    May 2, 2014
    Oregon Food Bank is currently being featured in the Safeco Insurance Make More Happen contest. Your votes can help OFB win $10,000 toward hunger relief efforts in Oregon and Clark County, WA. Voting is easy!  
  • Corporate donor of the month: Wells Fargo

    May 1, 2014

    Thank you Wells Fargo, your employees, customers, and friends for supporting Oregon Food Bank.  Wells Fargo has been instrumental in supporting the Oregon Food Bank Network by donating food, funds and volunteer hours and we are very grateful. 

  • State of Oregon employees do their part to stop hunger

    April 16, 2014

    State of Oregon employees once again went above and beyond in their efforts to raise food and funds for hungry Oregonians. The 2014 Governor’s State Employees Food Drive collected $755,895 and 92,388 pounds of food. That’s the equivalent of over two million meals.

  • Corporate Donor of the Month: Pacific Foods

    April 1, 2014

    Pacific Foods never forgets its neighbors.  The Tualatin-based company is a true partner in fighting hunger locally, always happy to share.  They regularly donate soups, broths, and beverages to Oregon Food Bank’s warehouse.

  • From Cans of Food to Works of Art

    March 28, 2014

    After weeks of planning, designing and fundraising, some of Portland’s top architects, engineers and construction experts will show off their creative side for Portland Canstruction®. The annual charity event transforms more than 35,000 cans of food into imaginative sculptures and scenes.

  • Corporate donor of the month: Nike

    March 1, 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.

  • KGW Great Food Drive celebrates 10 years of supporting the Oregon Food Bank Network

    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. 
  • All Oregon Food Bank Locations Closed Monday, Feb. 17th. for Presidents' Day

    February 15, 2014

    In observance of Presidents' Day, all our offices are closed Monday, Feb 17th.

  • Governor's State Employees Food Drive 2014

    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.

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