Senior Nutrition

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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Volunteer to Help End Senior Hunger

Interested in giving back to your community and learning more about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Oregon? The SNAP Outreach team is looking for volunteers to join our Application Assistance Program this Spring/Summer.

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Volunteers Key in Connecting Older Adults to SNAP

This is the second post in a series of three on Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon's newly-developed SNAP application assistance program.

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Connecting Seniors to SNAP

Helping our older adults access the healthy food they need, one phone call at a time. This is the first post in a series about Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon’s newly-developed SNAP application assistance program.

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Volunteer to help end senior hunger

Interested in giving back to your community and learning more about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in Oregon? Volunteer and join us in SNAP Outreach!

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Q&A: AARP Oregon's Bandana Shrestha

Many Oregonians age 50+ are at risk of hunger. We chatted with Bandana Shrestha from AARP Oregon about how reaching older adults with information about SNAP can make a difference. 

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Seniors Missing Out on SNAP Benefits

The Klamath Falls Herald and News and Oregon News Service take a closer look at the numbers of Oregon seniors who are missing out on SNAP benefits. 

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Q&A: Sue Woodbury, Hunger Task Force

Report: SNAP Participation Rates in Oregon

Yesterday, we released our 2013-14 SNAP participation report. The Oregonian wrote about the findings. 

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