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Share Your Hunger Story

Your story is a powerful tool in the fight against hunger and its root causes.

If you're not sure what to write about, you could tell us a story about your experience with any of the following issues:

  • Accessing emergency food
  • Losing your job in this tough economy
  • Having trouble making ends meet
  • Working for wages that don’t support your family
  • Difficulty with medical bills
  • Difficulty affording rent
  • Being homeless
  • Being hurt by predatory banking, lending or business practices
  • How you've benefited from community food systems like farm-to-school and community garden programs
  • Difficulty accessing food or services where you live
  • Living with a disability and waiting for SSI or SSDI benefits
  • Challenges you've encountered as an Oregon or Clark County, Wash., farmer
  • A time when cash assistance helped you get back on your feet
  • How you benefited from SNAP (food stamps), child nutrition programs (WIC, school breakfast and lunch, summer food, etc.), or WIC/senior farmers market coupons
  • A memorable experience you had as an Oregon Food Bank advocate or volunteer

 

Your story
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