COVID-19 Response and Resources
Accessing Nutritional Assistance
DHS helpline: (503)988-3640
Oregon Food Bank
Oregon Food Bank network of pantries.
Summer Meals Oregon
During the school year many children rely on free and reduced priced lunches to meet their nutritional needs. Summer meals meet this need when school is not in session. For kids and teens up to 18 years old.
Potluck in the Park
Potluck in the Park serves a free weekly meal to anyone and everyone.
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal program that offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities.
WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.
The Farm Direct Nutrition Program (“Farm Direct”) provides families and seniors an additional source of nutritious food and education on selecting and preparing fresh produce. Farm Direct also supports local farmers’ markets and farmers.
Fruit & Veggie Vouchers
The WIC Fruit & Veggie voucher is a monthly cash value voucher for fresh and frozen fruits and vegetables for all WIC families.
Estimates eligibility for assistance programs, including nutrition assistance, in Oregon.
Referral service (and phone number – 211) for health, community & social service organizations. Includes referrals for emergency food pantries, assistance on applying for SNAP, etc.
Among other things, Growing Gardens provides assistance in building vegetable gardens for families with limited resources through thier Home Gardens program. Check out their YouTube Channel for gardening and cooking tips as well!
Organizations Working to End Hunger in Oregon
Seasonal Recipes and Cooking on a Budget
Fast, easy, healthy recipes for people on a budget.
Cook With What You Have
Tips and recipes for cooking with seasonal produce.
Recipes from FreshFarm.org
A great resource with a wide variety of recipes featuring fruits and vegetables you can find at the market.
What’s Happening Nationally