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22 03, 2019

Good food for all

2019-03-22T21:06:09-07:00

March 22, 2019 – We were honored this week to receive a donation of nearly 11,000 pounds of Quick Cooking Steel Cut Oats from Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods as part of the KGW Great Food Drive. It’s another in the long list of donations we’ve received from Bob’s Red Mill over the years. [...]

Good food for all2019-03-22T21:06:09-07:00
19 03, 2019

Fighting hunger around the state – Café Yumm!

2019-03-19T10:52:38-07:00

March 19, 2019 – This week, FOOD for Lane County (FFLC) and Oregon Food Bank Network received 47 pallets - nearly 95,000 pounds - of dried black beans from Café Yumm! These beans are headed around the state to help fight hunger. Café Yumm! is a long-time donor to FFLC and this generous gift [...]

Fighting hunger around the state – Café Yumm!2019-03-19T10:52:38-07:00
13 03, 2019

Let’s focus on food, not penalties

2019-03-14T09:27:59-07:00

March 13, 2019 - In the fight against hunger across the United States, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps) remains the nation’s most effective tool, providing food assistance to 38 million Americans and generating economic activity in every community. SNAP helps people access nutritious food when they don’t have the financial resources [...]

Let’s focus on food, not penalties2019-03-14T09:27:59-07:00
11 03, 2019

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Tillamook County Creamery Association

2019-03-11T17:55:05-07:00

MARCH 2019 - We are thrilled to recognize Tillamook County Creamery Association as our Corporate Donor of the Month for their longstanding support and investment in creating a Hunger-Free Oregon. “As part of TCCA’s stewardship strategy, we’ve long been committed to partnering [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Tillamook County Creamery Association2019-03-11T17:55:05-07:00
4 03, 2019

Community garden brings immigrants together [VIDEO]

2019-03-04T16:51:38-07:00

March 4, 2019 - The Seed to Supper Ambassador Program empowers community leaders with tools and skills to teach their communities how to grow a low-cost vegetable garden. Matthieu is a Garden Ambassador at the Wood Community Garden, where he teaches our Seed to Supper curriculum to people like Joy. "I've been doing gardening since [...]

Community garden brings immigrants together [VIDEO]2019-03-04T16:51:38-07:00
1 03, 2019

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

2019-03-02T16:41:16-07:00

March 1, 2019 - Every March since 2004, the KGW Great Food Drive has helped feed the human spirit of our neighbors experiencing hunger. This year Tillamook, Safeway Albertsons, Rivermark Community Credit Union and local Toyota Dealers will join KGW to support Oregon Food Bank. MORE INFO

It’s March… that means KGW Great Food Drive!2019-03-02T16:41:16-07:00
21 02, 2019

Special delivery from Swire Coca-Cola

2019-02-21T16:13:27-07:00

February 21, 2019 - Yesterday, we received 864 cases of water from Swire Coca-Cola, USA, the bottler for Coca-Cola and other beverages in Oregon and 12 other western states. The donation was in response to Governor Brown's call for public support during the Governor State Employee Food Drive, held every February. “We value highly [...]

Special delivery from Swire Coca-Cola2019-02-21T16:13:27-07:00
20 02, 2019

Government shutdown still reverberating in Oregon with looming SNAP Gap

2019-02-20T14:40:41-07:00

February 20, 2019 - Oregon Food Bank is RELIEVED the president and Congress avoided a second federal partial government shutdown last week by reaching a budget agreement. However, our relief is tempered by a new problem caused by the shutdown: a SNAP Gap. February SNAP benefits were issued two weeks earlier than usual due [...]

Government shutdown still reverberating in Oregon with looming SNAP Gap2019-02-20T14:40:41-07:00
15 02, 2019

12 workplace giving stars in 2018

2019-02-15T14:35:25-07:00

February 15, 2019 - With many ways companies can contribute to philanthropy, encouraging and allowing employees to give back to their community through workplace giving is an easy, high-impact option. In 2018, many Portland-area companies provided an employee giving campaign. Additionally, many of the companies below took it a step further by providing an additional match [...]

12 workplace giving stars in 20182019-02-15T14:35:25-07:00
13 02, 2019

Oregon Food Bank supports protections for renters

2019-02-13T10:04:21-07:00

February 13, 2019 – Oregon Food Bank supports a proposal currently under consideration by the Oregon Legislature aimed at stabilizing housing for Oregon renters. We believe that the connection between housing and hunger is undeniable. We have heard first hand from people facing food insecurity that they are faced with the impossible choice between rent [...]

Oregon Food Bank supports protections for renters2019-02-13T10:04:21-07:00