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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

2019-04-01T11:15:57-07:00

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 Hunger2019-04-01T11:15:57-07:00
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
13 03, 2019

Let’s focus on food, not penalties

2019-03-14T09:27:59-07:00

March 13, 2019 - In the fight against hunger across the United States, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps) remains the nation’s most effective tool, providing food assistance to 38 million Americans and generating economic activity in every community. SNAP helps people access nutritious food when they don’t have the financial resources [...]

Let’s focus on food, not penalties2019-03-14T09:27:59-07:00
11 03, 2019

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Tillamook County Creamery Association

2019-03-11T17:55:05-07:00

MARCH 2019 - We are thrilled to recognize Tillamook County Creamery Association as our Corporate Donor of the Month for their longstanding support and investment in creating a Hunger-Free Oregon. “As part of TCCA’s stewardship strategy, we’ve long been committed to partnering [...]

CORPORATE DONOR OF THE MONTH: Tillamook County Creamery Association2019-03-11T17:55:05-07:00
4 03, 2019

Community garden brings immigrants together [VIDEO]

2019-03-04T16:51:38-07:00

March 4, 2019 - The Seed to Supper Ambassador Program empowers community leaders with tools and skills to teach their communities how to grow a low-cost vegetable garden. Matthieu is a Garden Ambassador at the Wood Community Garden, where he teaches our Seed to Supper curriculum to people like Joy. "I've been doing gardening since [...]

Community garden brings immigrants together [VIDEO]2019-03-04T16:51:38-07:00
1 03, 2019

It’s March… that means KGW Great Food Drive!

2019-03-02T16:41:16-07:00

March 1, 2019 - Every March since 2004, the KGW Great Food Drive has helped feed the human spirit of our neighbors experiencing hunger. This year Tillamook, Safeway Albertsons, Rivermark Community Credit Union and local Toyota Dealers will join KGW to support Oregon Food Bank. MORE INFO

It’s March… that means KGW Great Food Drive!2019-03-02T16:41:16-07:00
21 02, 2019

Special delivery from Swire Coca-Cola

2019-02-21T16:13:27-07:00

February 21, 2019 - Yesterday, we received 864 cases of water from Swire Coca-Cola, USA, the bottler for Coca-Cola and other beverages in Oregon and 12 other western states. The donation was in response to Governor Brown's call for public support during the Governor State Employee Food Drive, held every February. “We value highly [...]

Special delivery from Swire Coca-Cola2019-02-21T16:13:27-07:00