Posts Categorized: News

2017 Subaru Share the Love Event!

FOOD for Lane County is proud to announce our participation in The 2017 Subaru Share the Love Event! November 16, 2017, through January 2, 2018, for every new Subaru vehicle leased or sold, Subaru will donate $250 to the customer’s choice of participating charities. Meals on Wheels America is one of four national participating charities… Read more »

Subaru donates 2018 Outback for Eugene’s MOW program!

FFLC will receive the keys to a 2018 Subaru Outback to help in the delivery of Eugene Meals on Wheels! This fall, Subaru of America donated 50 new Outback vehicles to selected Meals on Wheels programs throughout the country through its Share the Love program. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, and in keeping with… Read more »

New food pantry opens in Springfield

A new low-income food pantry will be open Saturday in Springfield’s Thurston neighborhood. Catholic Community Services of Lane County, FOOD for Lane County and volunteers came together to open the food pantry at Waypoint Church, 332 58th St. in Springfield. The pantry, across from Thurston High School, will be open from 10 a.m. to 1… Read more »

Photos from Lights, Camera, Auction!

Thank you for attending and donating at our 14th Annual Empty Bowls Dinner and Auction on Friday, September 15! Here are some great photos from the event (clicking each photo below will take you to a gallery).

SNAP cuts would hurt the people most in need

Before leaving for its August recess, the House Budget Committee passed its budget resolution for the 2018 fiscal year, putting in danger the safety net programs that are successfully helping the most vulnerable members of our community. Of the roughly $200 billion in cuts outlined in the resolution, $150 billion will directly affect the Supplemental… Read more »

26K Pounds of Food Donated by Fairgoers

EUGENE, Ore. — Thousands of pounds of canned food is now sitting on the FOOD for Lane County shelves. Fairgoers brought three cans of food to their fair on Sunday in exchange for free admission. FOOD for Lane County said they collected 26,779 pounds of food and it will all go to feeding local families… Read more »

FFLC announces new Warehouse Training Program

Introduction of the Warehouse Training Program FOOD for Lane County is pleased to announce the start of a Warehouse Training Program, funded in part by Lane Workforce Partnership. The goal of the program is to prepare people who experience food insecurity for jobs in warehousing, which will reduce their long-term reliance on emergency food. The… Read more »