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23 11, 2020

Anti-Hunger Advocates Nationwide Urge Nomination of Rep. Marcia Fudge for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

2020-11-24T14:47:14-08:00

More than 60 food banks and anti-poverty organizations hail the Congresswoman’s leadership on public nutrition programs, support for farmworkers and the root causes of hunger. More than 60 of the nation’s leading anti-hunger advocates today came together to strongly recommend the nomination of Representative Marcia Fudge (OH-11) for the position of United States Agriculture Secretary. [...]

Anti-Hunger Advocates Nationwide Urge Nomination of Rep. Marcia Fudge for U.S. Secretary of Agriculture2020-11-24T14:47:14-08:00
18 11, 2020

Lawmakers must act to prevent mass displacement and homelessness

2020-11-23T01:22:18-08:00

by Susannah Morgan, chief executive officer of Oregon Food Bank; Jan Musgrove Elfers, president of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon; and Sybil Hebb, director of legislative advocacy at the Oregon Law Center. This column appeared in the Oregonian November 18, 2020. This pandemic has taught many of us how important our homes are. They [...]

Lawmakers must act to prevent mass displacement and homelessness2020-11-23T01:22:18-08:00
18 11, 2020

Oregon Food Bank Receives Donation of Foster Farms Turkey to Feed 15,000 Area Residents

2020-11-23T02:10:46-08:00

Donations of Thanksgiving turkey will help meet surge in demand, reaching 120,000 people along the West Coast Today, Oregon Food Bank received a delivery of 12,000 pounds – more than six tons – of donated turkey from family- owned Foster Farms. The 1,000 donated turkeys will be distributed in the coming week [...]

Oregon Food Bank Receives Donation of Foster Farms Turkey to Feed 15,000 Area Residents2020-11-23T02:10:46-08:00
9 12, 2019

Request for Proposals: Oregon Food Bank Seeks Grocery Retailers to Participate in $250,000 Healthy Food Incentive Pilot

2019-12-10T13:24:52-08:00

Oregon Food Bank’s ‘Double Up Food Bucks’ SNAP incentive program increases access for low-income families, supports area grocers and farmers December 9, 2019 — PORTLAND, OR — The Oregon Food Bank will accept proposals from local grocery stores to participate in the Double Up Food Bucks Grocery Pilot (Double Up or DUFB). [...]

Request for Proposals: Oregon Food Bank Seeks Grocery Retailers to Participate in $250,000 Healthy Food Incentive Pilot2019-12-10T13:24:52-08:00
6 09, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Statewide Policies Drive Reduction in Hunger for Oregonians, New Report Reveals

2019-09-06T14:50:30-07:00

Advocates remain concerned that cuts to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program threaten improvements September 6, 2019 -- Food insecurity among Oregonians has decreased by nearly a third since the Oregon Legislature passed a law increasing the minimum wage in 2016. According to a new report from the United States Department of Agriculture, food insecurity in Oregon [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Statewide Policies Drive Reduction in Hunger for Oregonians, New Report Reveals2019-09-06T14:50:30-07:00
24 07, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Anti-hunger leaders in Oregon issue statement in response to Trump administration proposal to restrict SNAP eligibility

2019-07-24T17:15:46-07:00

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION PROPOSES RULE THAT WOULD TAKE SNAP BENEFITS AWAY FROM 3.1 MILLION AMERICANS July 24, 2019 -- Today, Oregon Food Bank and Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon issued the following joint statement in response to the directive issued by the Trump administration and the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) proposed rule change which [...]

PRESS RELEASE: Anti-hunger leaders in Oregon issue statement in response to Trump administration proposal to restrict SNAP eligibility2019-07-24T17:15:46-07:00