Share Your Story

ad·vo·cate: noun, verb

  • one that supports or promotes the interests of another
  • to defend or maintain a cause or proposal

You can help end hunger before it begins by sharing your story.

Sharing personal challenges or lessons you’ve learned about hunger can be hard. We often want to conceal these stories, perhaps because of shame, but telling your story you could empower others to speak up; and, collectively, our voices can make a difference.

If you’ve dealt with hunger on a personal level, then you’re an expert. Or maybe you’ve witnessed it among a family member, client or friend. Your words or photos can inform and inspire families and lawmakers across Oregon and the U.S.

What happens with your story?

After submitting your story, we will review it and may contact you for additional details or clarification. Your story will not be shared with anyone without your consent. Your story does not have to be written perfectly, we just want to hear your voice. 

The bottom line: we want you to feel in control and empowered by the act of sharing. Thank you!

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What happens with your story? After submitting your story here, we will review it carefully. We may reach out to you to discuss further action for sharing your story with the public, but your name and specific story will not be shared with anyone without your explicit consent. Your story does not have to be written perfectly, we just want to hear your voice. The bottom line: we want you to feel in control of your story and empowered by the act of sharing. Thank you for sharing your story to help end hunger in Oregon.