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21 09, 2020

It’s National Voter Registration Day. Will You Commit to #VoteOutHunger?

2020-09-22T12:23:28-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO September 22nd is National Voter Registration Day. And in a typical year, this day would be a celebration of democracy. But given all that's happening in our communities right now, I don’t feel much like celebrating — and I imagine you don't either. [...]

It’s National Voter Registration Day. Will You Commit to #VoteOutHunger?2020-09-22T12:23:28-07:00
15 09, 2020

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

2020-09-23T08:36:00-07:00

by Rut Martinez-Alicea — Director of Equity, People, Culture & Administration In the US, National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th. In the midst of multiple crises, we recognize this opportunity to take a moment or two to pause, breathe, celebrate and strengthen our perspectives in this moment. [...]

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month2020-09-23T08:36:00-07:00
10 09, 2020

You can count on Oregon Food Bank in times of crisis. Can we count on you today?

2020-09-10T15:02:11-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO Right now, fast-moving fires are forcing thousands of our neighbors to leave their homes behind in search of safety. You can count on Oregon Food Bank to be there with emergency supplies and support. Right now, 1 in 10 Oregonians report not having enough to eat at [...]

You can count on Oregon Food Bank in times of crisis. Can we count on you today?2020-09-10T15:02:11-07:00
8 09, 2020

Sept. 10: Oregon Food Bank Marks ‘National Hunger Action Day’ with Call to #VoteOutHunger

2020-09-08T13:38:11-07:00

With food insecurity worsening in COVID-19’s wake, region’s leading anti-hunger organization urges community members to get involved September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide effort to mobilize friends and neighbors to volunteer, donate and make their voices heard in the fight to end hunger. In the midst of rising food insecurity and economic [...]

Sept. 10: Oregon Food Bank Marks ‘National Hunger Action Day’ with Call to #VoteOutHunger2020-09-08T13:38:11-07:00
1 09, 2020

September is Hunger Action Month. Take action now to help end hunger!

2020-09-01T11:01:41-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO September is Hunger Action Month — a time, each year, when people all over America take a stand against hunger by volunteering, raising funds and advocating for policy change. But this year is unlike anything in recent memory. One in five Oregonians is out of work. We [...]

September is Hunger Action Month. Take action now to help end hunger!2020-09-01T11:01:41-07:00
28 08, 2020

From ‘Hunger Action Month’ to a Full Season of Action

2020-08-28T16:22:30-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO Earlier this month, I turned to you — our wonderful supporter community — to ask for you help. As we all know too well, families throughout Oregon and across the country are suffering in the wake of COVID-19. This pandemic is getting worse, the economic tool is [...]

From ‘Hunger Action Month’ to a Full Season of Action2020-08-28T16:22:30-07:00
27 08, 2020

Community Fundraising Partners: A New Bounty

2020-08-31T10:50:44-07:00

As we gear up for Hunger Action Month in September, we are reveling in the fresh produce and delicious local products made right here in the Pacific Northwest! We are lucky to live in an area where nutritious food is abundant, and we believe everyone across the Oregon Food Bank Network should have access [...]

Community Fundraising Partners: A New Bounty2020-08-31T10:50:44-07:00
27 08, 2020

Community Connection: Lourdez Monica Estrada Garcia

2020-08-31T09:05:30-07:00

EN Espanol My name is Lourdez Monica Estrada Garcia and I’m 46 years old. I arrived in the United States in the year 2000 but we arrived in Arizona. We lived there 10 years and my daughters were born there. Then in 2010 we moved to Oregon [...]

Community Connection: Lourdez Monica Estrada Garcia2020-08-31T09:05:30-07:00
13 08, 2020

Community Fundraising Partners

2020-08-13T11:25:32-07:00

Five months after COVID-19 hit Oregon and SW Washington, we are reflecting on the ways our community has grown in the face of crisis and social change. From volunteering to writing to our legislators to protesting police brutality, we’ve shown that we are a community who stands together. As businesses shuttered and schools closed [...]

Community Fundraising Partners2020-08-13T11:25:32-07:00
13 08, 2020

Community Connection: Adriana Govea Mendoza & Familias en Acción

2020-08-13T15:27:23-07:00

EN Espanol My name is Adriana Govea Mendoza and I’m 45 years old. I’ve lived in Portland for 26 years. I started my volunteer work 22 years ago. Now I'm a volunteer with Familias en Acción in the Abuela, Mamá y Yo program. I’m also working with [...]

Community Connection: Adriana Govea Mendoza & Familias en Acción2020-08-13T15:27:23-07:00