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9 04, 2020

DHS to issue emergency SNAP benefits during COVID-19 pandemic

2020-04-09T16:06:52-07:00

Guest author: Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon DHS is issuing emergency extra SNAP benefits to many SNAP households to help buy food during the COVID-19 pandemic. If your monthly SNAP benefit is less than the maximum amount for your household, you will get a supplemental benefit up to the maximum SNAP amount for [...]

DHS to issue emergency SNAP benefits during COVID-19 pandemic2020-04-09T16:06:52-07:00
8 04, 2020

Why This Disaster is So Different Than Others We’ve Faced

2020-04-08T17:20:24-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO In this week's video update, I reflected on previous experience with crises — and what makes this pandemic so different from prior disasters. Because the impact and demands of this moment are vastly different, both for us as an anti-hunger organization and for the countless families who are facing [...]

Why This Disaster is So Different Than Others We’ve Faced2020-04-08T17:20:24-07:00
7 04, 2020

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

2020-04-08T08:58:57-07:00

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’2020-04-08T08:58:57-07:00
2 04, 2020

A Community Response to Our Community Challenge

2020-04-08T14:49:37-07:00

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 Challenge2020-04-08T14:49:37-07:00
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