Posts Categorized: FFLC partner agencies

July 4 Pantry Holiday Closures

Catholic Community Services, Eugene: Closed Friday, 7/3 Catholic Community Services, Springfield: Closed Friday, 7/3 Community Sharing (Community Sharing): Closed Friday, 7/3 Crossfire Hands of Hope (Springfield): Closed Thurs, 6/25 and Thurs, 7/2. Salvation Army, Eugene: Closed Fri, 7/3 Closed Mon, 7/13 through Fri, 7/24 Shepherd’s Table at St. John’s (Springfield): OPEN Sat, 7/4 SVDP Food… 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 »

Trillium donates $36,000 to help Food for Lane County with ‘snack pack’ program

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — As we head into Memorial Day Weekend, a local company and a nonprofit are teaming up to make sure students are being provided with healthy snacks to last them through the holiday and the summer. When Food for Lane County had no way to expand their “snack packs” program for Lane… Read more »

COVID-19 Video Update: Mobile Pantries

Over the next few weeks, I want to share a few video updates with you to keep you better informed about our response to the challenges we are facing because of COVID-19. This week’s video is about our emergency mobile pantries. I hope these videos give you a sense of the critical work that FOOD… Read more »

People really do care

Before Steve found the Mid Lane Love Project food pantry in Veneta, he was living with his dog in a pump house on an abandoned piece of property two miles out of town. A friend dropped him off there and never came back.  “Between the drinking and the drugs I wasn’t even surviving. I was… Read more »

Scheduled SNAP changes worry local food banks

EUGENE, Ore. — The Trump Administration is making changes to work requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP), which provides food stamps nationwide. The administration announced the changes on Wednesday, saying they are trying to restore the original intent of food stamps. Experts said this proposal could cut benefits for nearly 688,000 SNAP recipients nationwide,… Read more »

Increased demand puts strain on Creswell pantry

  Susan Blacknik strolled through rows of shelves at the Creswell Food Pantry. She passed empty spaces and cases upon cases of canned beans and pureed pumpkin. “I don’t like to see bare shelves over there, and there’s more bare shelves than I’ve seen since I started six years ago,” she said. With the winter… Read more »