Posts Categorized: COVID-19

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Farm to Family

  This week’s video update describes a new food program recently launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to COVID-19. Please reach out if you have comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you. Tom Mulhern, Executive Director More COVID-19 videos

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Senior Grocery Program

  Not a lot of people know about the Senior Grocery Program. This week’s short video update describes how we have adapted our Senior Grocery Program to COVID-19. The video includes pre-COVID footage. Please reach out if you have comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank… Read more »

Thank you NAACP Eugene Springfield

We would like to highlight the work of the NAACP Eugene Springfield Unit 1119, an organization that has passionately worked to fight food insecurity during the COVID19 pandemic. Due to systemic racism and oppression, Black, Indigenous, and other communities of color experience higher rates of food insecurity than white households. The NAACP is a leading… Read more »

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Meals on Wheels

  This week’s video update describes how we have adapted our Meals on Wheels program to COVID-19. Please note that the video includes pre-COVID footage. Please reach out if you have comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you. Tom Mulhern, Executive Director More COVID-19 videos… Read more »

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Food Supply Part 2

  Last week I outlined how COVID-19 has disrupted our donated food supply. This week’s video update highlights how we are temporarily purchasing food to help make up for this, including buying directly from local farms. I appreciate hearing from you, so please reach out if you have any comments, questions or suggestions. You can… Read more »

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Partner Agencies

  FFLC works with more than 150 partners to distribute food. More than 70% of that food is distributed through 30 food pantries located throughout the county. This week’s COVID-19 video update highlights how these food pantries are responding to COVID-19 with compassion, commitment and resilience. I appreciate hearing from you, so please reach out… Read more »

COVID-19 Video Update: Food Supply Part 1

  This week’s video update highlights how COVID-19 has disrupted our local food donations and caused us to temporarily suspend food rescue activities. I appreciate hearing from you, so please reach out if you have any comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you, and stay… Read more »

COVID-19 Video Update: The Gardens

  Hello, This week’s video update highlights our COVID-19 response at our Gardens Program – The Youth Farm in Springfield and GrassRoots Garden in Eugene. I appreciate hearing from you, so please reach out if you have any comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you… Read more »