FISH reduces hunger in our community and responds with compassion to people in crisis.
The State Police (fish & game enforcement) delivered 770 pounds of donated food collected at the Fish Enhancement Derby Food Drive held at Sherm's on 11/20/2015.
The pantry will be CLOSED on the following holidays: November 26 & 27, December 24 & 25, January 1.
The next ROSEBURG FOOD PROJECT pick up day is SATURDAY December 12th. See you there!! In October the Roseburg Food Project collected 9,695 pounds of food from 618 donors coordinated by 67 neighborhood coordinators.
You can check out the November 2015 newsletter by clicking the NEWS tab above. Among other things you'll see 1004 families (3815 people) were served in October. FISH was open 17 times for a total of 34 hours.
The hours of the Food Pantry have been expanded. On Mondays and Wednesday the pantry is now open from 1:30 - 3:30 PM. On Thursdays and Fridays it is open from 9:30 - 11:30 AM.
FISH volunteers held FOOD DRIVES at local grocery stores: Sherm's, Fred Meyer, Grocery Outlet, Safeway and Albertsons. A total of 5,180 pounds and $830 was collected.
Thanks to ROSEBURG REFRIGERATION for their QUICK response to a problem with the walk-in freezer. They made it possible for us to pick up our September allocation of frozen food from UCAN.
GREAT NEWS: Ford Family Foundation has renewed the Holiday Cheese grant. Their support allows FISH to distribute 1400 bricks of cheese. Starting in mid-December each family who wants one can receive one 2-pound brick of cheese while supplies last.
THANK YOU to the Fish Enhancement Derby for raising over $20,000 on behalf of the FISH Food Pantry. We are honored by their generosity.
Board members and their spouses rolled up their sleeves and did the annual deep cleaning of the pantry on Saturday August 1st.