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Vic's Journey from Skipping Meals to Feeding Others

HFLI Fellow '17 Vic Huston shares their motivation for for feeding people and preventing hunger, particularly our LGBT and transgender communities.

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Celebrating the first H-FLI Cohort!

Fellows share their reflections and key learnings as they look back on the Hunger-Free Leadership Institute's first year.

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Congratulations 2017 Summer Meals Support Fund Recipients!

June is here and so too is summer! This means school is coming to an end and when school's out, kids look forward to enjoying a break from class. However, for many kids from low-income families, summer brings worries about where lunch will come from and avoiding hunger.

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Stretch SNAP Benefits at Oregon Farmers’ Markets

Oregon Farmers' Markets offer SNAP matching programs to make fresh fruits and veggies available to more people.

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Trump Budget Would Make America Hungrier Again

For more than four decades, there has been a strong bipartisan consensus that when it comes to hunger in America, we are all in this together. This proposal would end that consensus. No longer would there be a basic commitment in America that we are better off when everyone can afford basic nutrition.

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Bake to End Hunger

Join us to taste the finest cakes, savories, cocktails and more—all while ending hunger in Oregon.

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Kristin’s Story on Survival and Opportunity

Kristin tells her story of raising a daughter as a single mother and the struggles that come with it.

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Summer Meals: Serving One Another

A dedicated teen volunteer from Forest Grove School District’s summer meal program shares about his experience and why he believes more young people should get involved.

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More than a Name Change

Recently, it was brought to our attention that the origins of the “cakewalk” are rooted in slavery and cultural appropriation, which run decidedly counter to our values. After discussion with staff, board and partner organizations, we’ve changed the event to “Bake to End Hunger.”

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How Stories Ground Us to Work for Equity

On March 28, 2017, we took the Capitol by storm at the Hunger-Free Oregon Day of Action! Read Alison's recap and why the day was a reaffirmation that we must listen to people with lived experience of food insecurity in order to end hunger in Oregon.

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