Category Archives: Hunger

Donation request for those in need

At this Year’s Holiday Party, we will be collecting Cans of Food for the Oregon Food Bank and clothing donations for the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon’s (EMO) HIV Day Center. The Oregon Food Bank helps nearly one in five households … Continue reading

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Find out what is being done to stop hunger in Concordia, Tuesday, June 5th

Kennedy School Community Room 5736 NE 33rd Avenue  Tuesday June 5th 7:00-9:00 pm  Unfortunately hunger is a very real thing for too many people in Concordia.  Currently 22% of Oregonians are on food stamps. It is widely acknowledged that Northeast Portland is … Continue reading

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Loaves & Fishes Centers seeks drivers to deliver meals on Independence Day weekend

By Julie Piper Finley Loaves & Fishes Centers, The Meals-On-Wheels People is seeking volunteer drivers to ensure homebound seniors receive nutritious meals and a bit of companionship this Independence Day weekend. “These volunteers are invaluable because they not only help … Continue reading

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5th Annual Authentic Creole Jambalaya Dinner to Benefit the Loaves and Fishes Center

Saturday, August 14 Time: noon to 5 p.m. Martin Luther King, Jr. Loaves & Fishes 5325 NE MLK Blvd. Portland Tickets: $10 adults, $7 children, $25 per family Our culinary team will prepare authentic Creole Jambalaya New Orleans style. A … Continue reading

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Food Security and Dan Saltzman at May General Meeting

Tuesday, May 4, 7:00pm @ Kennedy School Community Room We will have representatives from some of the organizations in our town that address food security and poverty. Portland Fruit Tree Project is a grass-roots non-profit organization that provides a community … Continue reading

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