Political Perspectives on 07/03/13
The Oregon Food Bank distributes emergency food to hunger-relief agencies throughout Oregon and Clark County through a network of four OFB branches and 16 independent regional food banks. The OFB Network helps nearly 1 in 5 households fend off hunger. OFB also leads statewide efforts to increase resources for hungry families and to eliminate the root causes of hunger through advocacy, nutrition education, garden education, and helping communities strengthen local food systems.
KBOO reporter Ross Freeman Levin visited the WashMetro Dock at Oregon Food Bank to talk to volunteers and staff about their work and hunger in Oregon.
The Waterfront Blues Festival begins on July 4th. Donations collected at the Waterfront Blues Festival help to support the Oregon Food Bank.