COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Farm to Family

  This week’s video update describes a new food program recently launched by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in response to COVID-19. Please reach out if you have comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you. Tom Mulhern, Executive Director More COVID-19 videos

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Emergency Food Boxes

  This week’s brief video update describes how we’re responding to the increased demand for home-delivered food boxes during COVID-19. Please note that the video includes pre-COVID footage. Please reach out if you have comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you. Tom Mulhern, Executive Director… Read more »

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 »

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Senior Grocery Program

  Not a lot of people know about the Senior Grocery Program. This week’s short video update describes how we have adapted our Senior Grocery Program to COVID-19. The video includes pre-COVID footage. Please reach out if you have comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank… 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 »

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Meals on Wheels

  This week’s video update describes how we have adapted our Meals on Wheels program to COVID-19. Please note that the video includes pre-COVID footage. Please reach out if you have comments, questions or suggestions. You can email me or call me at (541) 343-2822 x102. Thank you. Tom Mulhern, Executive Director More COVID-19 videos… Read more »

#BlackLivesMatter

We are stunned and grieving from the traumatic loss of Black American lives as a result of continued systemic racism and recurring police violence. We say the names of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Ahmaud Arbery and so many others … We hear the voices of our fellow Americans crying for justice, and we… Read more »

COVID-19 VIDEO UPDATE: Food Supply Part 2

  Last week I outlined how COVID-19 has disrupted our donated food supply. This week’s video update highlights how we are temporarily purchasing food to help make up for this, including buying directly from local farms. I appreciate hearing from you, so please reach out if you have any comments, questions or suggestions. You can… Read more »