Blog: Hunger in Oregon

We're in Give!Guide

We're in Give!Guide this year! So many thanks to our generous sponsors Think Real EstateElephants Delicatessen and Teutonic Wine Company.

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Oregon Schools Step Up to the Breakfast Challenge

Each school day, more than 275,000 kids eat school lunch in Oregon, but less than half of those kids make it to breakfast. The third annual November School Breakfast Challenge is a way to encourage kids and families to participate in school breakfast if it works for them.

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H-FLI alum featured at Portland Art Museum

H-FLI alum Joshua Thomas will be featured this Fall in the Portland Art Museum's Object Stories gallery.

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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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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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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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