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 »

About 6,000 Oregonians could lose food stamp benefits under new proposal

OREGON – More than 6,000 Oregonians could lose their food stamp benefits under a new proposal by the Trump administration. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday it’s proposing a new requirement for the supplemental nutrition assistance program, otherwise known as “SNAP.” The DOA says the new proposal would close “a loophole” that allows people… Read more »

FFLC named employer of the year

FFLC was named Employer of the Year by the National Indian and Native American Employment Training Council, thanks to a partnership with the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz’s Work Experience (WEX) program and FFLC’s job training program. “FFLC has built a rich partnership with the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz’s Work Experience program,” said FFLC… 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 »

FOOD For Lane County executive directorship changing hands

EUGENE, Ore. — A major leadership change is happening this week at FOOD For Lane County, the organization reports. Longtime Executive Director Beverlee Potter is stepping into retirement and new adventures as Tom Mulhern, former executive director at Catholic Community Services, begins to lead Oregon’s second largest regional foodbank. “I have been at FFLC for… Read more »

Your gift provides needed relief

In Lane County, 44% of households do not earn enough to cover their basic needs. This is according to Lane County’s 2016 ALICE (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) Report. More than a third (37%) of Lane County residents qualify for an emergency food box (Census 2016). Food assistance provides relief large and small to families… Read more »