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7 04, 2020

OHA: Non-medical masks can supplement but not replace ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’

2020-04-07T16:04:27-07:00

by Oregon Health Authority With recent news that federal authorities may recommend wearing masks in public, Oregon Health Authority is reminding Oregonians that staying home and avoiding all non-essential contact with others continues to be the most important thing all of us can do to stay healthy and keep others healthy. And during moments where [...]

OHA: Non-medical masks can supplement but not replace ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’2020-04-07T16:04:27-07:00
2 04, 2020

A Community Response to Our Community Challenge

2020-04-07T15:44:45-07:00

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 Challenge2020-04-07T15:44:45-07:00
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
4 03, 2020

State’s Leading Human Service Providers, Food Systems & Community Organizations Issue Call for Legislators to End the Walkout

2020-03-05T11:20:10-08:00

More than 30 prominent human service providers, local food systems and community-based organizations from across the state have issued a clear call for legislators to end the walkout. As stated in their letter to legislative leaders, these organizations serve hundreds of thousands of Oregonians facing hardship. And like all of us at Oregon Food Bank, [...]

State’s Leading Human Service Providers, Food Systems & Community Organizations Issue Call for Legislators to End the Walkout2020-03-05T11:20:10-08:00
3 03, 2020

It’s March… that means KGW Great Food Drive!

2020-03-03T12:22:38-08:00

Every March since 2004, the KGW Great Food Drive has helped feed the human spirit of our neighbors experiencing hunger. This year Bob’s Red Mill, Safeway Albertsons, Rivermark, local Toyota Dealers will join KGW to support Oregon Food Bank. Every gift of $10 provides as many as 30 meals to our network of 21 [...]

It’s March… that means KGW Great Food Drive!2020-03-03T12:22:38-08:00
27 02, 2020

The Legislative Walkout Jeopardizes Critical Anti-Hunger Initiatives — and Our Democracy

2020-03-04T12:27:05-08:00

By Susannah Morgan, CEO, Oregon Food Bank Oregon is approaching a full week without a functional government. The walkout staged by legislative Republicans has a huge impact both on critical programs and the broader democratic process. At Oregon Food Bank, our mission is to eliminate hunger and its root causes. We pursue this goal in [...]

The Legislative Walkout Jeopardizes Critical Anti-Hunger Initiatives — and Our Democracy2020-03-04T12:27:05-08:00
18 02, 2020

Can you be one in 100?

2020-02-26T09:55:04-08:00

Join our community of Monthly Sustainers! February 18, 2020 -- As a friend of Oregon Food Bank, you know that our statewide network of food assistance sites supports over 265,000 people each month. Our neighbors rely on a stable supply of healthy food and pantry staples for their families. We are looking for 100 [...]

Can you be one in 100?2020-02-26T09:55:04-08:00
12 02, 2020

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Providence

2020-02-19T10:35:40-08:00

FEBRUARY 2020 - It is with great pleasure that we honor Providence Health & Services and its employees for their longstanding partnership with Oregon Food Bank. We are grateful to Providence for sharing our belief that food and health are basic human rights for all. For February 2020, we are naming Providence Health [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Providence2020-02-19T10:35:40-08:00