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21 09, 2020

It’s National Voter Registration Day. Will You Commit to #VoteOutHunger?

2020-09-22T12:23:28-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO September 22nd is National Voter Registration Day. And in a typical year, this day would be a celebration of democracy. But given all that's happening in our communities right now, I don’t feel much like celebrating — and I imagine you don't either. [...]

It’s National Voter Registration Day. Will You Commit to #VoteOutHunger?2020-09-22T12:23:28-07:00
10 09, 2020

You can count on Oregon Food Bank in times of crisis. Can we count on you today?

2020-09-10T15:02:11-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO Right now, fast-moving fires are forcing thousands of our neighbors to leave their homes behind in search of safety. You can count on Oregon Food Bank to be there with emergency supplies and support. Right now, 1 in 10 Oregonians report not having enough to eat at [...]

You can count on Oregon Food Bank in times of crisis. Can we count on you today?2020-09-10T15:02:11-07:00
8 09, 2020

Sept. 10: Oregon Food Bank Marks ‘National Hunger Action Day’ with Call to #VoteOutHunger

2020-09-08T13:38:11-07:00

With food insecurity worsening in COVID-19’s wake, region’s leading anti-hunger organization urges community members to get involved September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide effort to mobilize friends and neighbors to volunteer, donate and make their voices heard in the fight to end hunger. In the midst of rising food insecurity and economic [...]

Sept. 10: Oregon Food Bank Marks ‘National Hunger Action Day’ with Call to #VoteOutHunger2020-09-08T13:38:11-07:00
1 09, 2020

September is Hunger Action Month. Take action now to help end hunger!

2020-09-01T11:01:41-07:00

by Susannah Morgan, CEO September is Hunger Action Month — a time, each year, when people all over America take a stand against hunger by volunteering, raising funds and advocating for policy change. But this year is unlike anything in recent memory. One in five Oregonians is out of work. We [...]

September is Hunger Action Month. Take action now to help end hunger!2020-09-01T11:01:41-07:00
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