Posts Categorized: Events

Justice of Eating Awards 2020

Started in 2011, the Justice of Eating Award honors groups, individuals, and partner agencies for their distinguished contributions toward hunger relief in Lane County. We all share an extraordinary commitment to feeding the hungry and improving our community. We encourage anyone to nominate an organization, leader or volunteer for a 2020 Justice of Eating Award…. Read more »

Because no one should be hungry

A recent study by the Fundraising Effectiveness Project, which tracks giving from more than 4,500 charities, revealed that giving to nonprofits in 2018 did not keep up with inflation. In fact, nearly all other measures — gifts smaller than $1,000, new donors and donor retention — declined last year. FFLC experienced similar declines in 2018… Read more »

Annual golf tournament benefits FFLC children’s programs

Thank you to Eugene Association of REALTORS and Springfield Board of REALTORS for once again presenting the CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT IN MEMORY OF GARY RASMUSSEN to benefit FFLC children’s programs. The tournament is Friday, July 12, at Emerald Valley Golf Course in Creswell, Oregon. Make a donation to the event! Thank you to these sponsors!… Read more »

Youth Farm Stands Grand Opening – Summer 2019

Our two youth farm stands are open for the summer! Thank you to SELCO for the new Selco Snap Match Program! Sacred Heart at RiverBend 3333 Riverbend Dr Springfield Thursday, May 30, 2-6pm The Youth Farm 705 Flamingo Ave Springfield Saturday, June 2, 10–2pm CSA memberships available. We accept SNAP matched up to $10, WIC… Read more »

Thank you for filling so many empty bowls

Thank you for supporting FFLC’s 28th Annual Empty Bowls Sale, presented by Northwest Community Credit Union! We returned to FFLC’s Dining Room this year. Thanks to the generosity of event sponsors, artists and everyone who purchased bowls, we raised more than $10,000 for local hunger relief – enough to provide 30,000 meals for our neighbors… Read more »

Fighting hunger with pottery: ‘Empty Bowl Sale’ looks to give back to Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. – Local artists are joining forces with Food for Lane County in an effort to prevent hunger in the community. Joe Davis of Clay Space is hard at work. He’ll donate this piece to Food for Lane County’s 29th annual “Empty Bowls Sale.” “People are in need,” said Davis. “So that’s an overriding… Read more »

Call for Bowls for the 2019 Bowls Sale

I’d like to invite you to help us with our Empty Bowls event this year by creating the bowls that are donated to FFLC to be sold at this annual project. FOOD For Lane County’s Empty Bowls Sale raises about $15,000 (45,000 meals) each year to help feed neighbors in need. This year it will… Read more »