Hunger.Hope.Help

 
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help posted a progress report
    A community welcomes everyone because of you
    By - Myrna Jensen - Marketing & Communications - Media Relations
    Friendly people draw others to Clay Street Table How do you create community for people struggling to make ends meet or those who are homeless? At Clay Street Table volunteers from nearby churches, schools, civic groups, and the community, help run a meal program and pantry at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in southwest...
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    Cooking up inspiration
    By - sarah schirmer - Corporate and Foundation Relations Developer
    Do you remember who taught you how to cook? Was it your mom or maybe your grandfather? Even if you don’t consider yourself a good cook, you probably learned some skills to make a healthy meal. Meet Sidney. Through the efforts of the Multnomah County Health Department, he and a group ofdiabetic and pre-diabetic...
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    Meet Mike from Tillamook Oregon
    By - Sarah Schirmer - OFB Staff
    Every day in Oregon, hundreds of thousands of our neighbors engage in a lonely and all but invisible struggle to afford enough food for themselves and their families. They face choices no one should have to, and they do so with so much strength, resilience and quiet dignity that most people never notice how prevalent hunger...
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    Your Dollars In Action
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate and Foundation Relations Developer
    On Monday, January 20th, a record-breaking number of volunteers - almost 700 - honored Martin Luther King Jr. with a Day of Service by repacking food and sorting food-drive donations at two Oregon Food Bank facilities. Volunteers processed over 100,000 pounds of food – equivalent to more than 83,000 meals, and as much...
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has received 1 donation
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help posted a progress report
    A Fresh Perspective on Hunger
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate and Foundation Relations Developer
    Hi there, "Because of your compassion and committment, our community is stronger.  Your generosity of giving Oregon Food bank the power to meet the overwhelming demand for food assistance in bold new ways.  We thank you for joining our mission to end hunger."  Susannah Morgan, CEO- Oregon Food Bank. For the...
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has received 18 donations
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    Together We Can
    By - Sarah Schirmer - corporate gifts developer
    Summer is a challenging time for families who face food insecurity since many kids receive free or reduced meals at school. Oregon Food Bank works tirelessly with the community to get food to those in need.   In April we had a very successful Hunger Response Day at the Capitol. Oregon Food Bank Network clients wrote...
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    Community Effort Has Impact
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Greetings, OFB has been busy with immediate emergency food distribution as well as bigger picture, larger conversations on a local, state and even national level. OFB Network asks legislators to make food a priority, invest in Oregon Hunger Response Fund More than a hundred food bankers from every corner of Oregon...
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    Challenge and Change
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    OFB's 2011-12 annual report was just published.  Arnie Gardener, Oregon Food Bank Chair, shares his thoughts: DEAR FRIENDS, Challenge and change. Over the past year, these words were at the forefront of our efforts as Oregon Food Bank faced record levels of hunger in our region and bid a fond farewell to Rachel...
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has made updates to their project page.
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help posted a progress report
    Long-term unemployment creates long-term need
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Why do so many families seek emergency food? Long-term unemployment, persistent underemployment, inadequate SNAP benefits and the high cost of food, gasoline, utilities and rent are the leading reasons people seek emergency food, according to the 2012 biennial Hunger Factors Assessment released today by the Oregon Food...
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has made updates to their project page.
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has made updates to their project page.
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has received 41 donations
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    Susannah Morgan appointed CEO of OFB
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Oregon Food Bank’s Board of Directors has appointed Susannah Morgan, executive director of Food Bank of Alaska, as CEO of Oregon Food Bank, effective Nov. 5, 2012. The OFB Board selected Morgan after a thorough national search, following the retirement of Rachel Bristol, June 30. “Susannah brings 13 years of...
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    September is Hunger Action Month
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Nearly 49 million people in America face hunger. That is 1 in 6 of the U.S. population – including more than 1 in 5 children. In Oregon, nearly 1 in 5 face food insecurity  with 33% of those being children. Don’t let their struggles go unheard. Join Oregon Food Bank and speak out against hunger.   30...
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help posted a progress report
    Collaboration Benefits All
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Recently. I completed a grant application that requested an outline of how WE are working collaboratively in the non-profit realm to achieve our mission. This process gave me the chance to reflect on the three simple words in the title of this project. The rate of food insecurity continues to rise in Oregon. But with the...
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    Hunger Continues.Hope Remains.Thanks for your Help
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Happy Spring. Need and distribution of emergency food continues at an elevated level but thanks to generous people like you the Oregon Food Bank Network continues to help those in need in Oregon and Clark County, Wash. Every year our advocacy department examines the root causes of hunger, speaking with individuals faced...
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    Hunger.Hope
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Happy New Year. It is all over the news, there is an unprecedented level of hunger in Oregon.   The national magazine, Parade ran an article about hunger in Oregon.   No matter how you slice the data, it is true, food insecurity in Oregon is very high. While we understand the demand is a constant and ever...
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has received 67 donations
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help posted a progress report
    Distribution of emergency food boxes top 1 million
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    For the first time ever, distribution of emergency food boxes in Oregon and southwest Washington topped l million as growing levels of long-term unemployment forced more and more people to fall into poverty and to seek emergency food. As daunting as the numbers may be, we did it.  The Oregon Food Bank Network was able...
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    Middle-class families face increasing risks
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    Family economic security in America increased steadily for several decades during the last century.  Group participants in a focus group in Portland, Oregon feel like they are increaslingly exposed to harsh risks.  Denise who resides in Portland says, "I've never needed help before.  I've been lucky up to...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help posted a progress report
    Improving Nutrition of Emergency Food Boxes
    By - Sarah Schirmer - Corporate Gifts Developer
    According to a 2010 study published in the journal ‘Psychological Science,’ the cost of healthy food, including fruits and vegetables, has increased almost 200 percent since 1983. The cost of unhealthy foods, on the other hand,has increased at a much slower rate. The issue is challenging food banks across the...
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  • Hunger.Hope.Help has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Sarah Schirmer

Corporate Relations Developer
Portland, OR United States

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