SNAP online pilot will increase food access

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has selected seven retailers in seven states for a pilot program designed to allow Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants to purchase their groceries online. We are thrilled that Oregon will be one of the participating pilot states, because we anticipate this will decrease transportation barriers and increase access to food security.


SNAP Time Limits Hit Another County

2017 will see the expansion of harsh time limits to Clackamas County SNAP recipients. 


Paul's Story on Hunger and Hope

Read Paul's story reflecting on the intersections of hunger, housing and mental illness—and why he believes that all of us deserve a little more hope.


Storytelling Workshop: Raise Your Voice for Change!

We want to hear your story.  Join us on January 28 to share your story and learn about ways you can tell it to make real, positive social change.


The Oregon we know

Breakfast Teen Essay Winners!

Pizza on Earth

Join us for “Pizza on Earth” by eating pizza in Portland every Tuesday in December!


Why School Meals Rock

Finding Food Security in Portland

Food insecurity continues to persist in Oregon leaving many struggling to find enough to eat every month. Between 2013 and 2015, Oregon was the only state to see an increase in food insecurity and hunger, even as the national rate declined and Oregon’s economy grew. Over the past year, we connected with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in the Portland-area to hear about their experiences of food insecurity and their solutions.


Two actions you can take right now

We, like many of you, have been reflecting on what the recent election and ballot measure results mean for our work to end hunger in Oregon. Many people are asking what they can do to help. Here are two things we need from you right now.



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