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7 06, 2019

Hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation

2019-06-07T11:01:01-07:00

June 7, 2019 - “There were times we didn’t have food in the house,” Diana says of her family’s situation. She’s mother to 6 year old Wade and 5 year old Isabella. School’s out, and kids can enjoy two months of carefree fun. Right? Not quite. For the 1 in 5 children in Oregon [...]

Hunger doesn’t take a summer vacation2019-06-07T11:01:01-07:00
3 06, 2019

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Regence

2019-06-03T14:44:49-07:00

JUNE 2019 – Oregon Food Bank is delighted to honor Regence as the June 2019 Corporate Donor of the Month. Company employees provide significant support to fight hunger throughout the year, including corporate grants and employee contributions of volunteerism, food and funds. [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Regence2019-06-03T14:44:49-07:00
9 05, 2019

For many, the Great Recession never ended

2019-05-31T16:49:52-07:00

May 9, 2019 - On April 11, nearly 200 anti-hunger advocates gathered in Salem to support the Oregon Food Bank advocacy agenda. State budget allocations for the next two years are decided in the next month, and we need to ensure that Oregon's food banks continue to assist our friends and neighbors across Oregon. [...]

For many, the Great Recession never ended2019-05-31T16:49:52-07:00
8 05, 2019

Letter Carriers to Stamp Out Hunger on May 11

2019-05-08T12:51:35-07:00

May 5, 2019 -- On Saturday May 11, letter carriers will be doing more than just dropping off the mail; they’ll also be collecting food for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Hosted by the National Association of Letter Carriers, Stamp Out Hunger takes place around the country and is the largest single-day [...]

Letter Carriers to Stamp Out Hunger on May 112019-05-08T12:51:35-07:00
30 04, 2019

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Ford Motor Company

2019-05-01T16:34:36-07:00

May 2019 – With its significant contributions towards fighting childhood hunger in Oregon and Clark County Washington, Oregon Food Bank is proud to recognize Ford Motor Company as the corporate donor of the month for May. “Ford Motor Company Fund [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Ford Motor Company2019-05-01T16:34:36-07:00
16 04, 2019

Hunger awareness for seniors

2019-04-18T09:28:13-07:00

April 17, 2019 – April is Senior Hunger Awareness month. All of us either have a senior in our life or know a senior. And they may be facing food insecurity. There are multiple actions we can take to help. Build Community – “Food Pantries are a source of health, info, socialization and friendship. [...]

Hunger awareness for seniors2019-04-18T09:28:13-07:00
31 03, 2019

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Bank of America

2019-03-31T09:23:56-07:00

APRIL 1, 2019 – Oregon Food Bank is proud to recognize Bank of America and its employees as the corporate donor of the month for April. “Bank of America’s commitment to Oregon Food Bank over the years continues to provide [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Bank of America2019-03-31T09:23:56-07:00
29 03, 2019

You can help Stamp Out Hunger

2019-04-25T11:27:56-07:00

March 29, 2019 – Letter carriers work through rain, wind, snow and heat to make sure you get your mail. On Saturday, May 11, they will deliver thousands of pounds of food for the annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) started the nationwide food drive 27 years ago in an [...]

You can help Stamp Out Hunger2019-04-25T11:27:56-07:00
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