1 10, 2020

Farmers-to-Families Food Box Program Update


As media outlets have reported, Oregon Food Bank declined to participate in the final phase of the Farmers-to-Families Food Box Program (FFFBP) following new requirements and changes imposed by the Trump Administration that made the program unworkable. Find Emergency Food Assistance A series of recent conversations with local distribution partners has [...]

Farmers-to-Families Food Box Program Update2020-10-20T11:25:27-07:00
25 09, 2020


Housing for All to End Hunger. Home is more than where we sleep at night. It’s the neighborhood library, the local grocery store, our daily bus route — all the places that help us meet our essential needs. Yet as the cost of rent and mortgages rise, more and more people are forced to [...]

22 09, 2020


Unite Against Racism to End Hunger We can end hunger when we unite against racism and discrimination. Systemic racism harms Black, Indigenous and other People of Color — and is woven through our lives, from healthcare to education to criminal justice. These inequities keep our communities in poverty, which is the number one cause [...]

14 09, 2020


Invest in Health to End Hunger We can end hunger by investing in the health of our communities. All Oregonians—no matter our identity, the language we speak or where we’re from—should have access to nutritious food that supports our overall health. When children and families don’t have access to essential resources like healthy food, [...]

14 09, 2020


Support Education to End Hunger Every Oregonian in every neighborhood deserves a high-quality education — and the resources kids need to thrive. Access to a quality education lifts people out of poverty. When we invest in schools, we strengthen families across generations and build community power. From daily meals and snacks for kids to [...]

11 09, 2020


Election 2020 Oregon Ballot Measure Endorsements Take action by voting YES on measures that have a direct and meaningful impact on the root causes of hunger. From schools and libraries, to community safety, to treatment and recovery, we have an incredible opportunity this year to help all Oregonians emerge stronger. Each endorsed ballot measure [...]

20 08, 2020

Mudbone Grown invests in new generation of Black farmers


by Shantae Johnson, Mudbone Grown My name is Shantae Johnson and my husband, Art Shaver, and myself lead Mudbone Grown. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of farmers fighting for justice for Black families. The COVID-19 pandemic only exasperated the deep inequality we as Black Oregonians have experienced for generations. [...]

Mudbone Grown invests in new generation of Black farmers2020-08-20T16:20:09-07:00
21 05, 2020

Willamette Week’s Best of Portland 2020 Nominations Are In!


Thanks to you – our community – Oregon Food Bank is nominated in two categories for Willamette Week's Best of Portland. With more than 73,000 votes cast, we are a finalist in the "Best Community-Driven Nonprofit" and "Best Human Service Nonprofit" categories. During a time when we are all more separated, due to COVID-19, [...]

Willamette Week’s Best of Portland 2020 Nominations Are In!2020-06-10T16:25:29-07:00
26 04, 2020

Interim Report on Our Efforts to #EmergeStronger from COVID-19


View all weekly #EmergeStronger video updates. When more than 860,000 people rely on your services annually — a number that grows each week as this crisis deepens — there's never a 'good' time to pause and reflect. And as a pillar of regional disaster response, Oregon Food Bank is leveraging [...]

Interim Report on Our Efforts to #EmergeStronger from COVID-192020-05-12T15:02:58-07:00