Posts Categorized: Fund drives

A football bet for food security

Oregon Senator Ron Wyden and Utah Senator Mike Lee raised roughly 55,000 pounds of food donations for local non-profit organizations in their respective states as part of a bet prior to the Oregon Ducks vs. Utah Utes football game on Nov. 19. The food donations from Oregon — 15,000 pounds of ground beef from Farmers Ending Hunger… Read more »

Letter Carriers’ Food Drive returns to Lane County after absence

EUGENE, Ore. — The Letter Carriers’ Food Drive is back in Lane County following a two-year hiatus. Organizers ask you to use a weatherproof bag to leave a donation of nonperishable, protein food items by your mailbox on November 20. Your letter carrier or a FFLC volunteer will pick it up. It provides much of the… Read more »

Holiday Food Donations

Holiday Donations and Perishable Foods Q & A – November 2021 During the holidays FFLC gets many questions about food donations. And that’s great! Donating food helps make the holidays brighter for our neighbors; however, the most common question we get is, “Where can I donate a turkey for Thanksgiving?” The short answer is: you… Read more »

Lane County groups want to Stuff the Bus with food, toy donations this weekend

Before people prepare to stuff turkeys, local organizations need help stuffing buses with food and toys for local families. Stuff the Bus — a partnership between FOOD for Lane County, Lane County Toys for Tots, Walmart, Lane Transit District and local radio stations104.7 KDUK and US 101 — takes place Friday (11/12) and Saturday (11/13)…. Read more »

Grilled Cheese Experience 2021 – Passport Turn-in and Prizes!

PASSPORT TURN-IN & PRIZES 🧀❤️    🧀❤️    🧀❤️ Monday, March 1st is the last day to turn in your passport. There are Three (3) Turn-in Options: RESTAURANTS: You may turn it in at any participating restaurant by closing 3/1. FFLC with CHEESY ROYALTY: 2:30-6:00pm on Monday, March 1st, 770 Bailey Hill Rd., Eugene (Last chance for   … Read more »

OSU: Pandemic erased Oregon’s progress since Great Recession addressing food insecurity

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The pandemic erased progress since the Great Recession in addressing food insecurity in Oregon, according to a new report from Oregon State University. “After the Great Recession, rebounding employment numbers and efforts by Oregon safety net programs helped bring the food insecurity rate down to around 10% of households statewide by December… Read more »

Fill the Truck

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!  

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 »