Blog: 2009 - 2013
View SNAP participation in your county.
PHFO and the Master Gardeners Association present "A Place At The Table"
In response to Governor Kitzhaber’s March 12 direction to state agencies to continue the "Heat and Eat” program
Your support helped in many ways last year!
Congressional committee passes $8.6-billion cut to food assistance program
Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon calls on Oregon’s federal delegation to vote against the final bill.
All households will see SNAP benefits reduced as ARRA boost expires.
Apply by October 9th!
If legislation moves forward, thousands of Oregonians will lose food assistance.
Help us raise awareness about hunger.
Attend a movie screening, listen to a hunger panel, and eat delicious food to help raise awareness about hunger and support our work
Oregon's hunger rate remains high as economy slowly recovers
We can all make a difference in the fight against hunger! There are many ways to get involved in your local community.
Read updates on the bills we are tracking.
Oregon Legisature to hold hearings in Eugene, Ashland, Bend, Hermiston, Portland, Tillamook and Salem
Check out details on past and upcoming forums in partnership with AARP Oregon!
Further progress is imperative to ensure a healthy start.
Culinary event raises $46,000 to help end child hunger
We envision an Oregon where everyone is healthy and thriving, with access to affordable, nutritious and culturally appropriate food.
Read our updated plan to find out what you can do.
Ticket sales from the festival will support Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon and Share Our Strength
USDA releases latest hunger report showing small improvement in Oregon. Good news in jeopardy as SNAP cuts loom in Congress.
Learn about school meal programs.
Op-Ed: Food stamps work PDF 95KB
The Oregonian: Food stamps work to fill the country's hunger gap with healthy policy
Looking for past e-newsletters from Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon?
Your action is needed. Join the Oregon TANF Alliance.
Oregon children starting day on empty PDF 54.19KB
School Breakfast Program can help!
Agriculture secretary announces bonus awards for states achieving outstanding, timely nutritional assistance.
PHFO advocates for better survey methods.
Assessment of S. 3370 PDF, 129 KB
Assessment of H.R. 5504 PDF, 129 KB
Contact Patti Whitney-Wise for more information.
The House Committee on Education & Labor released a bill today for child nutrition reauthorization called the "Improving Nutrition for America's Children Act of 2010."
Rite Aid Stores nationwide now accept EBT cards.
Why these important programs are not "unfunded mandates."
John Sowell at The News-Review, Douglas County, Oregon, covers child nutrition reauthorization in a front-page article entitled Funding sought for DC nutrition programs.
The Mail Tribune, southern Oregon's new source, published an editorial on child nutrition reauthorization: Congress should reauthorize child nutrition programs and increase funding.
David Sarasohn at The Oregonian published an editorial about Child Nutrition Reauthorization entitled: Feeding U.S. kids better now coming into season
City Council passes Ordinance.
March 1, 2010
March 15, 2010
March 4, 2010
May 10th, 2010
Food Research & Action Center, February 1, 2010
The New York Times, January 26, 2010
Supermarket News, January 4th 2010
March 24th, 2010
Oregon Helps launches a new and improved site.
The New York Times, January 5, 2010
Pottstown Mercury, December 29, 2009
The Washington Post, January 7, 2010
The New York Times, January 3, 2009
We are proud to be a beneficiary of this great culinary event!
Our highest priorities for the February 2010 state legislative session.
New study shows poverty, poor education shave years off life span.
A plan to reduce hunger among schoolchildren by offering 50,000 working-class kids a free breakfast at school won approval from the legislature during the 2009 Oregon legislative session.
Child nutrition programs help children take full advantage of their education.
Governor Kulongoski encourages communities to support Summer Food sites that feed kids.
4,000 meals were served to children from low-income families.
A new report from Oregon State University.