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1 03, 2021

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: New Seasons Market

2021-03-01T16:19:52-08:00

March 2021 – Thank you to New Seasons Market for their continued support of Oregon Food Bank and our communities! Oregon Food Bank is pleased to recognize New Seasons Market as our Corporate Donor of the Month for March 2021. New Seasons Market has been a longtime partner of Oregon Food Bank. But [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: New Seasons Market2021-03-01T16:19:52-08:00
17 02, 2021

Winter Storm Food Assistance and Resources

2021-02-18T10:39:26-08:00

EN ESPAÑOL The winter storms that moved through Oregon over the last few days have impacted thousands, including over 330,000 Oregonians left without power. If you’ve lost power or shelter due to this week’s winter storms, know that emergency assistance is available. We know for many in [...]

Winter Storm Food Assistance and Resources2021-02-18T10:39:26-08:00
5 02, 2021

Portland Open Bible Launches Online Food Assistance Orders

2021-02-10T11:39:25-08:00

In March 2020, over 1,300 pantries and distribution sites across the state rushed to make changes to keep our communities safe from COVID-19. Overnight, pantries overhauled distribution models to accommodate social distancing and the increased need for food assistance. For many, this meant making the tough decision to shut down shopping-style pantries [...]

Portland Open Bible Launches Online Food Assistance Orders2021-02-10T11:39:25-08:00
1 02, 2021

Black History Month 2021 Determinations, Resources and Opportunities for Learning

2021-02-10T11:04:21-08:00

Throughout the month of February, Oregon Food Bank will be celebrating and observing Black History Month to appreciate and recognize the achievements, contributions and sacrifices of Black Americans the country over. Black History Month Background Black History Month was established by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926 in response to the lack [...]

Black History Month 2021 Determinations, Resources and Opportunities for Learning2021-02-10T11:04:21-08:00
1 02, 2021

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Portland General Electric

2021-02-02T17:09:28-08:00

February 2021 – Oregon Food Bank is pleased to honor Portland General Electric as our Corporate Donor of the Month. The PGE Change Drive Fund grant supports purchasing two electric vehicles and a charging station to continue our commitment to a sustainable future. Since March 2020, the PGE Change Drive Fund has been [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Portland General Electric2021-02-02T17:09:28-08:00
9 12, 2020

OSU’s Study of Food Insecurity Calculates 25% Rate in Oregon in 2020

2021-01-08T13:58:45-08:00

OSU Policy Analysis Laboratory (OPAL) in the School of Public Policy in Corvallis recently released a study of Oregon's Food Insecurity in the time of COVID-19. As we've seen first-hand across the Oregon Food Bank Network, OPAL's report outlines how the pandemic caused Oregon's food insecurity rate to more than double within a year to [...]

OSU’s Study of Food Insecurity Calculates 25% Rate in Oregon in 20202021-01-08T13:58:45-08:00
4 12, 2020

Thanks to this community, the impossible seems possible.

2020-12-04T17:05:54-08:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO If this hard, hard year has proved one thing, it's that the impossible is possible. That our community, through the actions we take, makes the most difficult things seem doable. That we can truly emerge stronger, thanks to the shared effort we've all been engaged in [...]

Thanks to this community, the impossible seems possible.2020-12-04T17:05:54-08:00
23 11, 2020

Our communities face a dark winter. But, together, we can be the light.

2020-11-23T13:21:35-08:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO Right now, we are looking at a dark winter, indeed. So I am asking you to please be the light. Why is it dark? Because COVID-19 cases are skyrocketing across Oregon and throughout our country, and more than 800 of our neighbors have lost their lives. [...]

Our communities face a dark winter. But, together, we can be the light.2020-11-23T13:21:35-08:00
6 11, 2020

Election Victories and How to Protect our Democracy

2020-11-06T16:17:46-08:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO This has been an intense week for all of us — certainly one of the most intense in my decades in food banking. Folx, we have a lot to celebrate this week in our shared work to emerge stronger and end hunger for good. Despite the pandemic, [...]

Election Victories and How to Protect our Democracy2020-11-06T16:17:46-08:00