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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

2019-07-24T17:15:46-08:00

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 eligibility2019-07-24T17:15:46-08:00
1 07, 2019

Oregon legislators complete 2019 session

2019-07-11T11:32:53-08:00

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 session2019-07-11T11:32:53-08:00
18 06, 2019

Why Juneteenth is Important

2019-06-18T15:42:18-08:00

Celebrating & Acknowledging Freedom Day June 18, 2019 - On June 19, Oregon Food Bank will observe Juneteenth (also known as Freedom Day), a holiday commemorating the abolishment of slavery in 1865 in Texas and the Confederate South, nearly two-and-half years after Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. [...]

Why Juneteenth is Important2019-06-18T15:42:18-08:00
14 06, 2019

Serving with Pride

2019-07-11T11:41:54-08:00

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 Pride2019-07-11T11:41:54-08:00