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11 05, 2021

Take Action to ‘Double Up’ Access to Oregon-Grown Produce

2021-05-14T11:24:59-07:00

By Mason Durfee, Double Up Food Bucks Coordinator The legislative session is in full swing, and our leaders are making decisions that will have a huge impact on hunger in our communities. And among the critical investments, they’re considering is Double Up Food Bucks. Double Up is one of our most effective [...]

Take Action to ‘Double Up’ Access to Oregon-Grown Produce2021-05-14T11:24:59-07:00
4 05, 2021

Asian Pacific Islander Americans Month: Celebrating and Raising Awareness

2021-05-04T12:46:57-07:00

Throughout the month of May, Oregon Food Bank (OFB) will be observing Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month (APIAHM) to celebrate and raise awareness of the Asian Pacific Islander Americans (APIA) community, a non-monolithic group of millions of people who hail from or have ancestry from a vast [...]

Asian Pacific Islander Americans Month: Celebrating and Raising Awareness2021-05-04T12:46:57-07:00
30 04, 2021

Inside the Network: Oregon Food Bank Headquarters

2021-04-30T10:16:26-07:00

860,000 people in Oregon and Southwest Washington access food from one of the 1,400 food sites that are associated with the Oregon Food Bank network! Take a look at the statewide headquarters for Oregon Food Bank. The headquarters also act as the statewide warehouse and the regional food bank for Multnomah and [...]

Inside the Network: Oregon Food Bank Headquarters2021-04-30T10:16:26-07:00
22 04, 2021

Accountability, True Justice and Our Mission to End Hunger

2021-04-22T19:25:48-07:00

Here at Oregon Food Bank and across the country, this week’s guilty verdict in the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin brought on a wave of emotions. Like those who knew and loved George Floyd, we felt a sense of accountability. We felt a moment of peace and relief alongside the millions of [...]

Accountability, True Justice and Our Mission to End Hunger2021-04-22T19:25:48-07:00
16 04, 2021

Our 2021 Budget Priorities to #EmergeStronger

2021-04-23T12:33:02-07:00

By Matt Newell-Ching, Public Policy Manager A few weeks ago, I shared a bit about our legislative agenda to #EmergeStronger in 2021 and beyond. Huge thanks to all of you who already took action! Today, I want to follow up, because right now, Oregon legislators are getting ready to make decisions about [...]

Our 2021 Budget Priorities to #EmergeStronger2021-04-23T12:33:02-07:00
8 04, 2021

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Safeway Alberstons

2021-04-08T15:24:07-07:00

April 2021 – Safeway Albertsons has been a valued partner of the Oregon Food Bank Network for many years — supporting our work to end to hunger and its root causes throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. “Safeway and Albertsons prioritize hunger relief daily, and are dedicated [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Safeway Alberstons2021-04-08T15:24:07-07:00
1 04, 2021

BottleDrop: Recycling to Fight Hunger

2021-04-01T13:58:34-07:00

In 2015 Oregon Beverage Recycling Collective started its Blue Bag Bottle Drop program to partner with nonprofit organizations. Each organization gives donors Blue Bags to fill with bottles and cans that can be dropped off at any recycling facility in the community. "The Bottle Drop Give Program is really [...]

BottleDrop: Recycling to Fight Hunger2021-04-01T13:58:34-07:00
4 03, 2021

Community Connection: Taunya Golden-David

2021-03-16T09:40:14-07:00

Every Thursday morning Taunya Golden-David arrives at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church in North Portland. Volunteers help Taunya set up boxes and produce and prepare to help distribute food and additional support to local families.  The Free [...]

Community Connection: Taunya Golden-David2021-03-16T09:40:14-07:00
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