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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
16 07, 2019

SNAP Double Up Food Bucks is a triple win

2019-07-16T15:38:23-07:00

More locally grown fruits and veggies coming to low-income Oregonians through SNAP Double Up Food Bucks July 16, 2019 - Fighting food insecurity just got a little easier for SNAP recipients  “I can hardly afford to feed my growing kids, and junk food is more affordable than healthy foods these days. Thanks [...]

SNAP Double Up Food Bucks is a triple win2019-07-16T15:38:23-07:00
10 07, 2019

USDA takes away Summer EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) program

2019-07-11T10:23:05-07:00

No summer break for hunger in Oregon July 10, 2019 - For thousands of Oregon families, when the school year ends, the challenge of making up for free or reduced-price school meals begins. With the loss of school meals, struggling families have to provide at least 10 additional meals per week per child. [...]

USDA takes away Summer EBT (Electronic Benefit Transfer) program2019-07-11T10:23:05-07:00
1 07, 2019

Oregon legislators complete 2019 session

2019-07-11T11:32:53-07:00

Session not a blueprint for the future July 1, 2019 - The 2019 Oregon Legislative session ended on Sunday, June 30. With the return of the Senate Republicans on Saturday morning, legislators moved quickly, passing nearly one hundred bills before adjourning Sunday evening, a few hours before the constitutional deadline. We can safely say [...]

Oregon legislators complete 2019 session2019-07-11T11:32:53-07:00
14 06, 2019

Serving with Pride

2019-07-11T11:41:54-07:00

LGBTQ Americans are hungrier than nearly any other demographic June 14, 2019 - Americans in 30 states can be denied employment just for being transgender. Twenty-eight states allow employers to deny employment to anyone for being lesbian, gay or bisexual. In addition, LGBTQ people face discrimination when accessing healthcare, housing (especially as they age) [...]

Serving with Pride2019-07-11T11:41:54-07:00
3 07, 2018

Friends of Oregon Food Bank get $20 off Cowabunga tickets!

2018-07-03T14:35:36-07:00

July 3, 2018 - Portland Monthly’s inaugural Cowabunga farm-to-table food festival celebrates three days of tastings, demos, and competitions featuring all-star chefs, brewers, winemakers, distillers, farmers, and ranchers. Oregon Food Bank is a proud partner and beneficiary. We are pleased to offer our friends $20 off Cowabunga tickets with promo code GOTBEEF. [...]

Friends of Oregon Food Bank get $20 off Cowabunga tickets!2018-07-03T14:35:36-07:00