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17 07, 2018

A quick response to a call for help

2018-07-17T14:25:02+00:00

Food industry partners step up during Salem water emergency July 17, 2018 - Imagine going to your sink to get a glass of water, only to remember that what is coming out of the tap could make you sick. That was the reality for thousands of Salem residents this spring when high levels of algae-produced toxins [...]

A quick response to a call for help 2018-07-17T14:25:02+00:00
12 07, 2018

Corporate Donor of the Month: First Tech Federal Credit Union

2018-07-12T16:30:48+00:00

JULY 2018 - Thank you to First Tech Federal Credit Union, First Tech Employees and Members. We are pleased to announce First Tech as Corporate Donor of the Month.  “At First Tech, our members are the innovators of our communities – [...]

Corporate Donor of the Month: First Tech Federal Credit Union 2018-07-12T16:30:48+00:00
3 07, 2018

Friends of Oregon Food Bank get $20 off Cowabunga tickets!

2018-07-03T14:35:36+00:00

July 3, 2018 - Portland Monthly’s inaugural Cowabunga farm-to-table food festival celebrates three days of tastings, demos, and competitions featuring all-star chefs, brewers, winemakers, distillers, farmers, and ranchers. Oregon Food Bank is a proud partner and beneficiary. We are pleased to offer our friends $20 off Cowabunga tickets with promo code GOTBEEF. [...]

Friends of Oregon Food Bank get $20 off Cowabunga tickets! 2018-07-03T14:35:36+00:00
2 07, 2018

Caught in the middle – By David Sarasohn

2018-07-02T16:15:51+00:00

Thousands make too much for safety net programs but not enough to get by July 2, 2018 - According to the U.S. government, if you’re in a family of four earning more than $25,100 a year, you’re not living in poverty. But according to just about anyone else, if that’s your income and you’re not poor, [...]

Caught in the middle – By David Sarasohn 2018-07-02T16:15:51+00:00
27 06, 2018

Improving veterans’ health

2018-06-27T17:45:26+00:00

Local, innovative screening program goes nationwide June 27, 2018 - It takes a multitude of approaches to solve hunger – from pantries and education to public policy and intervention programs. Four years ago, Oregon Food Bank piloted a program with health care professionals to screen for food insecurity (the inconsistent access to safe, nutritious food). When [...]

Improving veterans’ health 2018-06-27T17:45:26+00:00
20 06, 2018

Portland’s 1st Annual Cowabunga Farm-To-Table Festival Comes to Rossi Farms & Benefits Oregon Food Bank

2018-06-20T11:55:05+00:00

June 20, 2018 - Here in Portland, we embrace our international reputation as the foodie city. We are known for our vibrant restaurant scene, award-winning chefs, and artisanal, locally sourced ingredients. And it’s true: We care about what we eat, where it comes from, what it pairs with, what imprint it leaves behind, and of [...]

Portland’s 1st Annual Cowabunga Farm-To-Table Festival Comes to Rossi Farms & Benefits Oregon Food Bank 2018-06-20T11:55:05+00:00
13 06, 2018

Oregon Food Bank applauds Senate farm bill proposal which protects and strengthens SNAP

2018-06-13T14:06:08+00:00

June 13, 2018 - Oregon Food Bank is pleased that the Senate Agriculture Committee this morning passed a bipartisan farm bill that protects the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps) benefit levels and eligibility. In fact, on net, the bill would strengthen SNAP. This stands in stark contrast with the recently proposed partisan [...]

Oregon Food Bank applauds Senate farm bill proposal which protects and strengthens SNAP 2018-06-13T14:06:08+00:00
6 06, 2018

Corporate Donor of the Month: Regence

2018-06-06T16:14:28+00:00

JUNE 2018 - Thank you to Regence and Regence Employees. Because of significant financial contributions and year-round support, we are pleased to recognize Regence as Corporate Donor of the Month.  “The foundation of good health is access to nutritious food. By [...]

Corporate Donor of the Month: Regence 2018-06-06T16:14:28+00:00
4 06, 2018

Waterfront Blues Festival is a month away!

2018-06-05T12:49:21+00:00

June 4, 2018 - Friends and fans of Waterfront Blues Festival: Please come join the festival this year and celebrate 31 years of fighting hunger!The Waterfront Blues Festival is shaping up to be, once again, the concert deal of the summer! Four days of world-class blues and R&B on the banks of the Willamette River.Highlights [...]

Waterfront Blues Festival is a month away! 2018-06-05T12:49:21+00:00
1 06, 2018

Fresh, nutritious, free – Reinvented program gets produce where it’s most needed

2018-06-04T10:12:59+00:00

June 1, 2018 - “Beautiful.” “So fresh.” “Mangoes are my favorite.” As people go through the line at a recent Free Food Market, they repeatedly comment on the high quality of the produce. For many who experience hunger, fresh produce is a luxury. For more than a dozen years, Oregon Food Bank, along with its partners, [...]

Fresh, nutritious, free – Reinvented program gets produce where it’s most needed 2018-06-04T10:12:59+00:00