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2 04, 2020

A Community Response to Our Community Challenge

2020-04-02T14:52:14-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO In my video update this week, I led with a sincere ‘thank you’ to our entire community — and for good reason. We’ve been moved to tears by the outpouring of support for our effort to #EmergeStronger in the wake of COVID-19. In the few short weeks since we [...]

A Community Response to Our Community Challenge2020-04-02T14:52:14-07:00
1 04, 2020

Federal Action Shifts Rules for Charitable Giving

2020-04-07T13:20:57-07:00

The economic stimulus and coronavirus relief packages that recently passed congress include measures that provide many donors with greater flexibility in their giving. The changes increase the amount that can be deducted from federal taxes — including 100% deductions for those who itemize cash gifts to public charities and up to $300 for those who [...]

Federal Action Shifts Rules for Charitable Giving2020-04-07T13:20:57-07:00
20 03, 2020

Our #EmergeStronger Community Challenge

2020-04-07T12:43:48-07:00

By C. Nathan Harris, Director of Development More than 860,000 people rely on the Oregon Food Bank Network each year — and food assistance needs rise each day with the widening reach of COVID-19. With schools closed and local businesses shuttered, we expect tens-of-thousands of additional families will turn to their local food pantries, [...]

Our #EmergeStronger Community Challenge2020-04-07T12:43:48-07:00
13 03, 2020

Help Our Communities #EmergeStronger in the wake of COVID-19

2020-03-24T14:24:45-07:00

The Oregon Food Bank Network is prepared to meet the challenges of this moment head-on, but we need your help. Support Our Response Efforts   Dear OFB Community, I don’t need to tell you that we’re in the midst of a public health crisis. But as important members of the Oregon Food Bank community, [...]

Help Our Communities #EmergeStronger in the wake of COVID-192020-03-24T14:24:45-07:00
5 03, 2020

Oregon Food Bank is closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation

2020-04-07T12:46:31-07:00

As our communities deal with the outbreak of COVID-19, commonly called Coronavirus, Oregon Food Bank is closely monitoring the situation and building contingency plans to keep food moving to partner community food programs and Free Food Markets. Regional food banks and partner agencies may contact Danny Faccinetti with questions regarding preparations and potential impact. [...]

Oregon Food Bank is closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation2020-04-07T12:46:31-07:00