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Thank you for considering making a gift to support ending hunger in Oregon.

Your donation is an investment to a day when every Oregonian has enough to eat every day, all year. Gifts to Parters for a Hunger-Free Oregon are fully tax deductible. Our Tax ID is 20-4970868.

Questions about making gifts? Contact Marianne Germond at [email protected] or call (503) 595-5501 x300 with any questions!

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You can mail a check to Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon, 712 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Ste 202, Portland, OR 97214

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You can double your gift if your company matches donations! Check in with your HR department for the appropriate form and send it to Marianne Germond at [email protected]

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Add Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon to Your Will

As you plan for the next phase in your life, consider adding us to your will. It’s one way to leave a legacy as we continue to work to end hunger. If you do add us, be sure to let us know! Be sure to consult with your attorney or tax advisor. Please contact Marianne Germond at [email protected] or call (503) 595-5501 x300 to discuss further.


Events

We hope you’ll join us at a future event!

Hunger Free Kids Luncheon

Celebrate the contributions of corporations in Portland and beyond to ending hunger!

Join us as we recognize companies who have made pledges to our Hunger-Free Kids Initiative. We serve a delicious lunch, have a lively speaker, and celebrate our work together!

In 2018, more than 70 people attended lunch at Plaza del Toro, featuring a keynote by Portland Monthly Senior Editor Fiona McCann. Huge thank you to our lead sponsor Cambia Health and supporting sponsors Beneficial State Foundation, Columbia Bank, Susan Matlack Jones & Associates, Kaiser Permanente Thrive, and Legacy Health.

See photos from the 2018 Luncheon on our Facebook page

Stay tuned for details about the 2019 Luncheon!

E-mail Lizzie Martinez at [email protected], if you’re interested in being a sponsor or making a pledge for 2019!

Bake to End Hunger

Bake to End Hunger is a food tasting event featuring local renowned chefs and restaurants coming together in support of ending hunger.

In 2018, we celebrated at the Portland Art Museum with more than two dozen chefs who made incredible sweet (and some savory!) treats for us all to taste. We also raffled off cakes and pies to lucky winners!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, vendors, and attendees. Special thanks to our partner Elephant’s Delicatessen, sponsors Shepherd’s Grain and Franz Bakery, and in-kind sponsors Feastly, Willamette Week, and Artful Venues.

Check out the 2018 Recap or see photos on Facebook

Feast Portland

Hunger-Free Oregon is one of the beneficiaries of Feast Portland, one of the most renowned food festivals in the Pacific Northwest.

As a beneficiary, we receive part of the proceeds from events and other activities, as well as provide volunteers for events. It is an amazing partnership, and we are so grateful to be included!

Read more about #WhyWeFeast

See photos from Feast 2017 on Facebook

Child Hunger Prevention Conference

Each year, we bring together people working in schools and community organizations to focus on how to prevent child hunger and support child nutrition programs.

In 2017, more than 80 partners from around the state joined us to learn about how to strengthen programs connecting kids and families to nutrition. Leaders from across the state met each other and learned from peers about best practices and innovative strategies. The conference was held at Chehalem Cultural Center.

Thank you to our sponsor Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council for helping us bring keynote speaker Dayle Hayes!

See pictures from the last conference on Facebook.

Stay tuned for more details about the next conference.

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JOIN OUR ADVOCACY EFFORTS

Advocacy is the most effective way to eliminate hunger and poverty in Oregon. We support and advocate for public policy that will increase economic stability, strengthen our food system and increase access to the food assistance safety net on the local, state and federal levels.

Current Action Alerts

Tell Congress to reject a farm bill that punishes Oregonians seeking work

The Farm Bill proposal emerging from the U.S. House would punish Oregonians struggling to make ends meet and takes away food assistance from millions of struggling households nationwide. It would end the traditional bipartisan nature of the Farm Bill. Instead of taking away grocery money from low-income parents and seniors to pay for new risky schemes, we urge Congress to focus on policies that help create jobs, boost wages, and reduce hunger.

State Policy

We advocate at the Oregon Capitol in Salem to uphold every Oregonians’ right to be free from hunger. Recognizing that hunger disproportionally affects people of color, women, kids, renters, college students and people in rural areas, we encourage the legislature to seize opportunities to create a path toward an equitable and Hunger-Free Oregon.

Here’s some things we’re working on leading up to the 2019 session:

Hunger-Free Schools: Every child deserves a healthy start in life. School meals help kids learn, grow, and thrive. The Hunger-Free Schools Campaign seeks to develop policy recommendations and win legislative change in 2019.

Renew and Raise the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): Along with the Child Tax Credit, the EITC lifts 129,000 Oregonians out of poverty each year. But it could do even more. Oregon matches 8% of the federal credit (and 11% for families with kids under 3), and Oregon has the opportunity to raise that amount and lift more working families out of poverty in the 2019 session.

Read our 2018 State Legislative Recap

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Federal Policy

We advocate to protect and strengthen federal anti-hunger programs like SNAP, WIC, and School Meals. Read our response to the House Farm Bill proposal that would punish people looking for work.

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