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2 10, 2019

First Tech’s ongoing actions to combat hunger

2019-10-02T18:29:48-07:00

October 2, 2019 - As we reflect on this year’s Hunger Action Month, we gratefully acknowledge our presenting sponsor First Tech Federal Credit Union, who’s been a vital community partner in fighting hunger and its root causes across Oregon. First Tech’s holistic commitment to ending hunger runs deep. Which is [...]

First Tech’s ongoing actions to combat hunger2019-10-02T18:29:48-07:00
20 09, 2019

CEO Reflections: All the Single Moms (apologies to Beyoncé)

2019-10-10T11:45:27-07:00

By Susannah Morgan, CEO, Oregon Food Bank I have the utmost respect for single moms. Last night, our ten-year-old son Rhys was up most of the night, sick. He is developmentally disabled, with the rare genetic condition William’s Syndrome, and the combination of illness and exhaustion drives him to scream and sob. For hours. [...]

CEO Reflections: All the Single Moms (apologies to Beyoncé)2019-10-10T11:45:27-07:00
13 09, 2019

CEO Reflections: This is Why the Root Causes Matter…

2019-09-13T11:17:15-07:00

By Susannah Morgan, CEO, Oregon Food Bank There is actual, honest-to-Betsy, I-kid-you-not good news out this week. According to USDA, food insecurity in Oregon dropped down by 31 percent from 2015 to 2018; Oregon is finally at the level of hunger we experienced before the Great Recession. Let me say that again – as [...]

CEO Reflections: This is Why the Root Causes Matter…2019-09-13T11:17:15-07:00
6 09, 2019

CEO Reflections on Hunger Action Month

2019-09-10T12:35:13-07:00

By Susannah Morgan, CEO, Oregon Food Bank My first-born son had a hard time learning how to eat. Rather ironic thing to happen to a food bank leader, right? Rhys struggled to get the hang of breastfeeding. In order to get enough nutrition into him, my wife would nurse him and then we fed [...]

CEO Reflections on Hunger Action Month2019-09-10T12:35:13-07:00
30 08, 2019

September is Hunger Action Month!

2019-09-05T13:51:33-07:00

Take action this September to fight child hunger September 1, 2019 -- September is Hunger Action Month, the nationwide effort to mobilize communities to take action on the issue of hunger. Too many Oregonians experience hunger, which means they aren’t able to access or afford enough nutritious food. To eliminate hunger in Oregon, we [...]

September is Hunger Action Month!2019-09-05T13:51:33-07:00
21 09, 2018

Fred Meyer delivers innovative approaches to solving hunger

2018-09-21T12:55:44-07:00

September 21, 2018 - When you think of iconic Oregon grocers, the first that comes to mind is Fred Meyer. Known among its long-time customers as Freddy’s, the store is a northwest institution. But what many don’t know is that Fred Meyer has worked alongside Oregon Food Bank for more than 20 years to eliminate [...]

Fred Meyer delivers innovative approaches to solving hunger2018-09-21T12:55:44-07:00
14 09, 2018

State of Hunger Transcript

2018-09-14T12:32:24-07:00

September 14, 2018 - Oregon Food Bank CEO Susannah Morgan delivered a State of Hunger address on September 13 - Hunger Action Day. Below is the transcript of her speech which includes current data on the scale of hunger and poverty in the state, programs at Oregon Food Bank that are meeting the needs of people, [...]

State of Hunger Transcript2018-09-14T12:32:24-07:00
13 09, 2018

Today is Hunger Action Day, State of Hunger Address

2018-09-13T10:58:38-07:00

September 13, 2018 - It's easy to take action on Hunger Action Day! Help us reach our goal of 260,000 actions — one action on behalf of each person who accesses a food pantry in a month. DONATE. VOLUNTEER. ADVOCATE. ENGAGE. PARTNER. MORE WAYS TO TAKE ACTION State of Hunger Address Oregon [...]

Today is Hunger Action Day, State of Hunger Address2018-09-13T10:58:38-07:00
11 09, 2018

Action Alert: Hunger Action Month Call in Day to Support the Farm Bill!

2018-09-11T16:20:18-07:00

September 11, 2018 - Join us in celebrating Hunger Action Month by participating in a call-in day to support the Farm Bill. You'll be supporting the 1 in 8 Oregon households who struggle to have enough to eat. September is Hunger Action Month and Congress is currently considering the future of [...]

Action Alert: Hunger Action Month Call in Day to Support the Farm Bill!2018-09-11T16:20:18-07:00
10 09, 2018

All Classical Portland Nourishes Body and Soul during Hunger Action Month

2018-09-28T14:02:49-07:00

September 10, 2018 - Due to the impact and success of last year’s Music Feeds fall fundraiser, All Classical Portland is reigniting its partnership with Olson & Jones Construction and Oregon Food Bank to help provide 30,000 meals to our neighbors experiencing hunger. More than 644,000 Oregonians are food insecure, and of those, [...]

All Classical Portland Nourishes Body and Soul during Hunger Action Month2018-09-28T14:02:49-07:00