FOOD for Lane County is asking for the community to help fundraise $500,000 in hopes of renovating its Bailey Hill warehouse, which opened in 1999, as soon as early January. The local food bank, a network of more than 4,000 volunteers and 150 partner agencies, already has raised $9 million of its $9.5 million yearslong capital campaign…. Read more »
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Help us reach our goal and Fill the TRUCK! Trillium Community Health Plan encourages you to donate online at https://fundraise.foodforlanecounty.org/DRIVE until a new date can be set for collection of food. Trillium will match the first $3,000 donated at this page. Thanks for your generosity!
Provide meals all year long Consider becoming a monthly sustaining donor. Gifts from monthly donors strengthen critical programs that provide food, education, job training and more to local families and individuals in need. Eric Richardson’s family benefited from such programs. Eric is president of the Eugene Springfield NAACP, a Eugene resident since 1971, a graduate… Read more »
EUGENE, Ore. – Fresh food and produce donations are taking on a bigger role at FOOD For Lane County. This is the reason why the agency has opened a new food distribution center in west Eugene. The West Broadway center will be the new pick-up point for the 150 member agencies that help feed the… Read more »
More than two dozen area restaurants are on board for February’s Grilled Cheese Experience, a FOOD for Lane County fundraiser Grilled cheese. When faced with those words, I hear them in my head in Homer Simpson’s prolonged, drool-soaked drawl: “Mmmm … grilllllled cheeeeese.” I don’t know if “The Simpsons” patriarch has ever uttered that phrase… Read more »
You’ve seen it on Facebook and GoFundMe … crowdsourcing has become a new way for non-profits to receive donations. People are now inviting friends and family to join them in donating to favorite causes. Through a company called Classy.org, FOOD For Lane County is now reaching out to a new generation of donors through… Read more »