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23 07, 2021

Honoring Culture and Identity through Relevant, Versatile Food

2021-07-26T11:07:24-07:00

Oregon Food Bank’s commitment to equity and racial justice drives our work in partnership with communities that are too often overlooked, systemically disadvantaged and disproportionately affected by hunger. We fully recognize that food banking has historically focused exclusively on providing people food today, without sufficient attention to addressing the underlying challenges that drive [...]

Honoring Culture and Identity through Relevant, Versatile Food2021-07-26T11:07:24-07:00
20 07, 2021

How do you measure a year? What about love?

2021-07-23T15:37:35-07:00

“Love is profoundly political. Our deepest revolution will come when we understand this truth. Only love can give us the strength to go forward in the midst of heartbreak and misery. Only love can give us the power to reconcile, to redeem, the power to renew weary spirits and save lost souls. [...]

How do you measure a year? What about love?2021-07-23T15:37:35-07:00
8 07, 2021

Introducing Andrea Williams, Oregon Food Bank’s New Deputy CEO

2021-07-11T12:59:45-07:00

Oregon Food Bank is excited to announce our newest addition: Andrea Williams (she/her)!  Andrea joined the OFB team this month as Deputy CEO, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge that will play a pivotal role in advancing our vision of communities that never go hungry. We sat down with Andrea to learn [...]

Introducing Andrea Williams, Oregon Food Bank’s New Deputy CEO2021-07-11T12:59:45-07:00
2 07, 2021

Our #EmergeStronger Legislative Agenda: Session Victories and the Work Ahead

2021-07-02T15:59:49-07:00

Our communities have faced unprecedented challenges over the past year. Upwards of 3,000 people lost their lives, and tens of thousands more lost jobs and income. Nearly 1 in 4 Oregonians struggled to afford food, many for the first time. And the pandemic worsened existing health and economic disparities among people of color, immigrants [...]

Our #EmergeStronger Legislative Agenda: Session Victories and the Work Ahead2021-07-02T15:59:49-07:00
1 07, 2021

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: First Tech Federal Credit Union

2021-07-01T12:38:24-07:00

July 2021 – Oregon Food Bank is happy to recognize First Tech Federal Credit Union as our Corporate Donor of the Month for July 2021. As a longtime partner, First Tech is committed to our mission to eliminate hunger and its root causes. "First Tech [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: First Tech Federal Credit Union2021-07-01T12:38:24-07:00
24 06, 2021

Inside the Network: Ontario Branch

2021-07-11T12:58:26-07:00

Based in Ontario, Southeast Oregon Services provides food to 33 partner agencies in Malheur and Harney counties. In addition, Southeast Oregon Services supports 6 local programs, including summer food programs for children as well as other supplemental programs. It is one of the five Oregon Food Bank locations in addition to a [...]

Inside the Network: Ontario Branch2021-07-11T12:58:26-07:00
19 06, 2021

Juneteenth: Reflection and Redetermination on the Personal and National Levels

2021-06-20T10:03:24-07:00

The oldest nationally-celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, Juneteenth is both a day of remembrance and celebration of how far we’ve come – and a day to recognize how far we have yet to go. Across the country, celebrations are held to mark the day that, more than 150 [...]

Juneteenth: Reflection and Redetermination on the Personal and National Levels2021-06-20T10:03:24-07:00
9 06, 2021

Our #EmergeStronger Legislative Agenda: Immigrant Rights

2021-07-11T12:59:39-07:00

En Espanol By Aldo Solano, Strategic Partnerships Manager Prior to the pandemic, 1 in 11 Oregonians were food insecure; today, nearly 1 in 5 of us face hunger — that’s a dramatic increase in just over a year. Though the pandemic has had a wide reach, [...]

Our #EmergeStronger Legislative Agenda: Immigrant Rights2021-07-11T12:59:39-07:00
9 06, 2021

OFB Testimony on Removal of Rep. Nearman

2021-06-09T16:26:45-07:00

We can’t achieve key anti-hunger policy goals — let alone true systemic change that will end hunger for good — without a safe, inclusive democracy that works for everyone.  We condemn threats, violence and related actions designed to undermine our democratic processes and institutions. People who take such action must be held accountable— especially [...]

OFB Testimony on Removal of Rep. Nearman2021-06-09T16:26:45-07:00
8 06, 2021

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Intel

2021-06-08T15:20:20-07:00

June 2021 – We are pleased to recognize Intel as Oregon Food Bank’s corporate donor of the month and celebrate our longstanding partnership. In 2020, COVID-19 began to spread across Oregon – resulting in increased food insecurity in our local communities. In 2021, nearly 1 in 5 Oregonians experienced food insecurity. As Oregon starts [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Intel2021-06-08T15:20:20-07:00