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 »

OCCU Shred Fest!

Event Date: Saturday, May 21, 2016 Event Location: Oregon Community Credit Union 2880 Chad Drive Eugene, OR 97408 Drive-in to Oregon Community Credit Union, drop off up to six boxes of personal documents for shredding, and donate to a great cause—all in one trip to OCCU’s 8th-Annual Shred Fest. Keep your personal documents personal. Come… Read more »

Summer Plant Sale on Saturday!

Saturday May 14, 10am-5pm at the FFLC Youth Farm, 705 Flamingo Ave., Springfield Staff and volunteers will be selling veggie, flower and herb starts appropriate for spring/summer gardens. All available plants for sale are grown organically at the Food For Lane County Youth Farm. A majority of our seed is generously donated by Territorial Seed… Read more »

Vote “YES” on Measure 20-239

Letter to the Editor, Register-Guard, Published May 6, 2016 FOOD For Lane County is always working to make sure no one in our community goes hungry. We partner with many organizations and individuals to provide emergency food, but we also work to ensure “food for the future” through creative partnerships with farmers, master gardeners, food… Read more »