///Oregon Hunger Response Day
Oregon Hunger Response Day2019-01-31T12:37:42+00:00

On Oregon Hunger Response Day, regional food banks, partner agencies, people experiencing hunger, and supporters of the Oregon Food Bank Network will gather together in the state Capitol to share information and stories about hunger with our state legislators.

We want you to come along to help educate our legislators about hunger in your area and encourage them to increase their commitment to end hunger and its root causes.


This all-day event in Salem and will include:

  • Networking with food banks and partner agencies from across the state
  • Visits to legislative offices to advocate for the Oregon Food Bank Network’s legislative agenda (small groups led by trained team leaders)
  • Speakers and trainings
  • State Capitol tours
  • Complimentary lunch

Why should you consider participating on April 11?

Our legislators need to hear from you in order to makes sure that ending the root causes of hunger are a priority!


  • Learn more about civic engagement
  • Meet your legislator
  • Learn more at workshops and trainings
  • Connect with other Oregonians who care about hunger
  • Fight hunger in Oregon!

Partner Agencies:

  • Let your legislator learn more about hunger in their area
  • Engage your staff/volunteers on a deeper level
  • Empower your clients’ voices
  • Opportunity to ask your legislator to visit your pantry
  • Connect with pantries across the state

Only you can come to the capital and share the story of hunger in your community! Join us!


The advocacy team at Oregon Food Bank is ready to answer your questions and provide you with more details about the day so you feel ready to join us in Salem on April 11. Contact Nicole Forbes at nforbes@oregonfoodbank.org.