March 28, 2013
Fred Meyer engages its stores, employees and customers in the fight against hunger at every level. Donations of food, funds, time, event sponsorship and relationships are a tremendous source of support for OFB’s mission.
“Our long-term partnership with Fred Meyer has made a major difference for hungry Oregonians,” says Sarah Schirmer, OFB’s corporate gifts developer. “From millions of pounds of fresh, nutritious food, to donations from customers that help fuel OFB’s statewide delivery trucks, Fred Meyer’s tireless support truly inspires all of us at OFB.”
January 28, 2013
When you think of Nike, sports, athletes and competitive spirit probably come to mind. What you may not realize is that Nike employees are fabulous volunteers, who combine that same competitive spirit with a philanthropic passion for helping others.
January 21, 2013
Presented by Bank of America
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is ‘What are you doing for others?"
– The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Oregon Food Bank's two Portland-area locations hosted 616 volunteers for a day of service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. In a single day, volunteers repacked 123,000 pounds of food, the equivalent of 102,514 meals - more food than is typically processed at Oregon Food Bank in an entire work-week!
January 2, 2013
Bank of America supports the fight against hunger on a national and local level, providing food, funds, time and relationships.
During the holiday season, B of A partners with Feeding America to match donations made at ATMs. Last year, the effort added up to the equivalent of an additional 20,000 meals in Oregon and Clark County, Wash.
Locally, Bank of America employees roll up their sleeves and get involved as volunteers, donating more than 700 hours to OFB last year. They also provide food and funds to help our mission through employee giving and food drives.
October 3, 2012
Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon (Regence) has been instrumental in strengthening the internal structure of Oregon Food Bank and continues to be a powerful OFB Network partner.
In July 2012 alone, Regence’s statewide food drive collected 610 pounds of non-perishable food, raised $2,572 in general support. In addition, Regence employees volunteered 293 hours at various agencies throughout the state. What’s more, Regence recently made a $25,000 donation to Oregon Food Bank and issued a match challenge to donors in our quarterly newsletter. Inspired? Go to https://community.oregonfoodbank.org/donatenow
July 4, 2012
What does a race car, a golf tournament, the Starlight Parade, The Waterfront Blues Festival, competitive food drives and 628 volunteer hours have in common? They are all ways in which Schnitzer Steel has supported Oregon Food Bank through Racing to Stop Hunger, its national charitable campaign.
In the last fiscal year, Schnitzer, its employees and customers and the Racing to Stop Hunger Foundation have raised nearly $140,000 for Oregon Food Bank – enough funding to provide the equivalent of 725,000 meals for hungry people in our community.
In the last fiscal year, Schnitzer, its employees and customers and the Racing to Stop Hunger Foundation have raised nearly $140,000 for Oregon Food Bank – enough funding to provide the equivalent of 725,000 meals for hungry people in our community. And that’s just the support that came directly to Oregon Food Bank! Since Racing to Stop Hunger is a national effort, Schnitzer has partnered with local food banks in each area where it operates, including OFB, several regional food banks in the OFB Network and other food banks nationwide.
February 6, 2012
IBM provides vital support to Oregon Food Bank each year, donating $494,000 over the last ten years and nearly $61,000 last year alone.
Although IBM has supported OFB for many years, the company and its employees continue to find creative new ways to fight hunger.
December 15, 2011
Oregon Food Bank thanks Portland General Electric (PGE); its employees, customers and friends; and the PGE Foundation for supporting the fight against hunger through donations of food, funds and more.
November 3, 2011
Every month, more than 260,000 Oregonians need emergency food boxes, 85,000 of which are children. You can help.
Thanks to OFB's community partners, there are many ways to get involved.Fill the Bag - November 14 to December 31
Make food donations at any Jiffy Lube location.Safeway Holiday Food Drive - November 16 to December 24
Visit your Safeway store to purchase $10 grocery bags to donate to Oregon Food Bank Network partner agencies.Fred Meyer Food Drive - November 16 to December 24
Donate food at any Portland-area Fred Meyer store.
September 15, 2011
See the Timbers Reserves vs. the Chivas USA Reserves at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, and help fight hunger.
For every ticket purchased using this link,
the Timbers will donate $3 to Oregon Food Bank. Be sure to enter FOOD BANK in the special offer code field on the online ticket form.