Hunger Action Month

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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
7 09, 2018

Dedicated to service: First Tech gives time, talent and funds to Oregon Food Bank

2018-09-10T14:57:20-07:00

September 7, 2018 - Riane Sherman’s volunteering experience started simply: joining an Oregon Food Bank volunteer shift via her employer. It was an easy and fun way to give back, and seeing the impact that just one volunteer shift makes truly resonated with her. Riane remembers telling her sister she wanted to make it a [...]

Dedicated to service: First Tech gives time, talent and funds to Oregon Food Bank2018-09-10T14:57:20-07:00
5 09, 2018

Food insecurity rate continues to decline in Oregon, but not to pre-recession levels

2018-09-10T14:59:22-07:00

Continued funding for federal nutrition programs needed to sustain downward trend September 5, 2018 - As congress negotiates a new Farm Bill and funding for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), a new USDA report shows food insecurity continues to decline in Oregon. According to the 2017 Household Food Security Report, the number of Oregonians struggling [...]

Food insecurity rate continues to decline in Oregon, but not to pre-recession levels2018-09-10T14:59:22-07:00
31 08, 2018

September is Hunger Action Month – Every action feeds the human spirit

2018-09-10T14:59:06-07:00

In September, you can help raise awareness for people experiencing hunger August 31, 2018 - Did you know that 260,000 people in Oregon and Clark County, Washington experience hunger and eat food from a pantry every month? Since the mid-1970s, Oregon Food bank has offered food and support to people struggling to make ends meet. [...]

September is Hunger Action Month – Every action feeds the human spirit2018-09-10T14:59:06-07:00