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The Ultimate Food Drive


Give the ultimate gift by holding the ultimate food drive. 

Simply follow these six easy steps:

1. Identify a reasonable goal. Consider how long you'll run the drive and how many people you expect to participate.

2. Decide how you will collect the donated food. Depending on  the size of your drive, bags and/or boxes work well. You can gather your own materials or pick up a barrel at one of our warehouses. Get directions.

3. Decide what materials you'll need. Create you own materials  and/or request supplies such as posters, donor envelopes, and fact sheets. Request supplies.

4.  Spread the word about your food drive.
         - Notify OFB about your drive. 
         - If the event is open to the public, post it on our calendar.

5. Keep enthusiasm high! Send out e-mails to participants, hold a contest, etc. See our list of ideas.

6. Deliver the food yourself to one of our drop-off locations once the drive is complete.

Thank you! In addition to your food donations, you'll be saving OFB transportation costs & staff time.

Top 10 food drives 
January 2015

  1. Lan Su Chinese Garden  11,782 Lbs.
  2. Anonymous PDX  8,995 Lbs.
  3. Anonymous West 5,025 Lbs.
  4. International Cat Show  3,889 Lbs.
  5. FlightStats  3,011 Lbs.
  6. Meadow Springs Community Church  2,479 Lbs.
  7. Logo  1,880 Lbs.
  8. DeFresne's Auto Service  1,858 Lbs.
  9. Learning.com  1,738 Lbs.
  10. Oak Creek Elementary  1,352 Lbs.

Donate online

Mail your donation:

Oregon Food Bank
7900 N.E. 33rd Drive,
Portland, OR 97211

Or donate by phone:
503-853-8727