State of Hunger
September 13, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm| Free
Learn about the effects of hunger in Oregon and the progress being made to end it during a presentation on September 13 – Hunger Action Day. Oregon Food Bank CEO Susannah Morgan will give a State of Hunger address at 1:30 p.m. at the Central Library in downtown Portland. Highlights of the presentation include current data on the scale of hunger and poverty in the state, programs at Oregon Food Bank that are meeting the needs of people, especially marginalized and traditionally underserved groups, and what policies are being endorsed to help address the root causes of hunger.
Free to attend, seating is limited. First-come, first-served.
Can’t make it in person? All Classical Portland will live stream the address on their Facebook and Instagram feeds.
September is Hunger Action Month!
This September, take action to fight hunger in our communities. Help us reach our goal of 260,000 actions — one action on behalf of each person who accesses a food pantry in a month.
You can take action against hunger in many ways. Donate, volunteer, advocate, attend the State of Hunger, or find our list of other ways to help. Every action feeds the human spirit.