The Ultimate Food Drive

Give the ultimate gift by holding the ultimate food drive. 

Simply follow these six easy steps:

1. Identify a reasonable goal. Consider how long you'll run the drive and how many people you expect to participate.

2. Decide how you will collect the donated food. Depending on  the size of your drive, bags and/or boxes work well. You can gather your own materials or pick up a barrel at one of our warehouses. Get directions.

3. Decide what materials you'll need. Create you own materials  and/or request supplies such as posters, donor envelopes, and fact sheets. Request supplies.

4.  Spread the word about your food drive.
         - Notify OFB about your drive. 
         - If the event is open to the public, post it on our calendar.

5. Keep enthusiasm high! Send out e-mails to participants, hold a contest, etc. See our list of ideas.

6. Deliver the food yourself to one of our drop-off locations once the drive is complete.

Thank you! In addition to your food donations, you'll be saving OFB transportation costs & staff time.

Top 10 food drives 
December 2014

  1. New Seasons Market  37,858 lbs.
  2. New Deal Distillery  6,500 lbs.
  3. Stoller Middle School  4244 lbs.
  4. Aaron’s Sale & Leasing  4,050 lbs.
  5. Oregon Cannabis Business Council  3,608 lbs.
  6. A-H/Alpenrose  2,870 lbs.
  7. Yahoo Inc.  2,744 lbs.
  8. Woodruff-Sawyer Oregon Inc.  2,525 lbs.
  9. Beaverton Police  2501 lbs.
  10. Nike  2177 lbs.

Donate online

Mail your donation:

Oregon Food Bank
7900 N.E. 33rd Drive,
Portland, OR 97211

Or donate by phone: