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What’s Inside This Issue of Food Matters?

In this summer’s issue of the Oregon Food Bank newsletter, Food Matters

Meet Eman Abbas, a community leader representing the power of community. Eman is a Food Systems Ambassador with Oregon Food Bank, an immigrant, a mother and an advocate for housing, food assistance and legal aid…

Read about progress on Food for All Oregonians (Senate Bill 610), legislation which will extend food assistance to 62,000 Oregonians facing hunger due to immigration status. Our partners at Micronesian Islander Community, a non-profit organization based in Salem, discuss the importance of expanding food assistance to Pacific Island communities across the state…

Learn more about the connection between reproductive health care and food justice, and why OFB supports Reproductive Health and Access to Care (House Bill 2002)...

And receive an exciting update about the new facilities at Columbia Gorge Food Bank!

“We do both kindness and justice at Oregon Food Bank. It is kindness that inspires us to ensure that locally-grown, culturally familiar food is available to our neighbors facing hunger. And we do so with humility, with the recognition that fortunes turn quickly, with the understanding that those of us who have food to share today might be in need of food assistance tomorrow.” — Susannah Morgan, Oregon Food Bank President

Read the rest of the Summer 2023 edition of Food Matters at the link here.

Interested in receiving a quarterly printed copy of Food Matters in your mailbox? Sign up at the link here!

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