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Application Assistance Volunteers connect seniors to SNAP!

A few months ago, we put a call out for volunteers to “help end senior hunger” and connected with five volunteers in Portland who were up to the task.

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Summer SNAP Trainings Across Oregon!

Are you interested in better understanding the ins-and-outs of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? Do you want to speak more confidently to your clients, community members, friends, and neighbors about why SNAP is a helpful resource and how the application process works? 

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The 2017 Legislative Session is over. Here's where we stand.

The 2017 Oregon state legislative session is over. With your support—your calls, your emails, and your stories—we were able to accomplish a lot. But in a tough budget scenario, there were also significant missed opportunities. Here's what happened at the Oregon State Capitol for the advancement of a well-fed and economically stable Oregon...

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Summer Meals and Fun at Gresham Library

On July 12, Gresham Library hosted a Summer Meals celebration that included music, games, superheroes and more.

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Timbers Star visits Summer Meals Site

On Friday, June 23, Portland Timbers and U.S. Men’s National Team player, Darlington Nagbe visited the Summer Meals site at Human Solutions Family Center, in southeast Portland.

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Applications are open for H-FLI!

Applications are open to apply for the 2017-2018 cohort of the Hunger-Free Leadership Institute (H-FLI).

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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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