Keeping it Local

Nick Keough is a freshman at Lane Community College. The Texas native is raising money for FOOD for Lane County. His goal is to raise $10,000. He admits that it’s an ambitious goal, but he’s optimistic. After his cousin was in a skateboarding accident, a crowdfunding campaign raised $30,000 in two weeks. The success of… Read more »

Free Meals Served at 5 Eugene Schools

EUGENE, Ore. – Students at five schools in the 4J school district will automatically start receiving free breakfast and lunch thanks to a federal program. The program allows the nation’s highest poverty schools and districts to serve breakfast and lunch at no cost to all enrolled students. Five schools in the 4J school district qualify… Read more »

Paying it Forward

by Gary Powell, FFLC Board Chair While serving as a Summer Food Program Monitor, I had the chance to visit with one of the moms who had brought her two children to the park for lunch. She mentioned to me that while she has never had much money, she always set aside a small amount… Read more »

FOOD for Lane County Night at PK Park on July 11!

July 11 @ 7:05 pm – 10:00 pm Presented by Northwest Community Credit Union. Every Monday, fans that come to the Emeralds Box Office will be able to choose what they pay in dollar increments for their tickets. Fifty percent of what the fan chooses to pay will be donated directly to the local charity… Read more »

Meals on Wheels Helps Seniors Like Mary and Bob

“We’d had a blind date with his sister. ‘Oh, you’ve got to meet my brother Bobby,’ she said. ‘He’s so cute.’ And I said, ‘Well he’s a little older you know.’ But she said, ‘I’ll fix it up. He’s looked at you come and go when you stay all night with me and he’d like… Read more »

Summer Food is Here!

FOOD for Lane County’s Summer Food Program starts serving meals to kids on June 27. Find out more, and where meals will be served, here. Or call us at 541-343-2822. Here’s some info about the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program, which funds our program: The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) provides free meals and snacks… Read more »