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 »

It can take a village to feed hungry kids in schools

One in 6 American children faces hunger and 3 out of 4 teachers report regularly seeing hungry kids in their classrooms. In response, school meals make up a large fraction of federal food assistance. The National School Lunch Program is the second-largest federal food assistance program, serving 30.4 million children. It is complemented by the… 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 »

FOOD for Lane County is looking for a new Executive Director

FOOD for Lane County is looking for a new Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity to become a leader in our mission to address hunger in Lane County! The position is open to applications until Friday, April 5, 2019 at 5 p.m. Please help us spread the word!   POSITION TITLE: Executive Director Status: Regular,… Read more »