Serving Douglas County, Oregon since 1971

Serving Douglas County, Oregon since 1971

FISH reduces hunger in our community and responds with compassion to people in crisis.

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We are pleased to announce that we recently received a grant from the Mercy Foundation for $500 per month between March 2018 and September 2018 for our children’s emergency medications program.

The final results for the February Roseburg Food Project collection of donated food are: 9,644 pounds were collected by 64 Neighborhood Coordinators from 583 food donors. Great job by all of our food donors, Neighborhood Coordinators and those that helped with the drop-off of the green bags of donated food on February 9 and 10. The next RFP pick up day will be Saturday, April 14.

Check out our January 2018 Newsletter by clicking on the NEWS tab above.

Great job by local businesses supporting the Roseburg Food Project and the FISH Food Pantry:

  • Thank you to Banner Bank's local staff and customers for their 281 pounds of food and $238 donated to the Roseburg Food Project during the food drive at the two local Banner Bank branches in September and October.
  • Thanks to Cascade Community Credit Union's staff and customers for their support of the Roseburg Food Project at CCCU's Fall Carnival on September 21, and food donations collected at all three branches in October.  A total of 250 pounds of food and $506 were donated to the Roseburg Food Project for the FISH Food Pantry.
  • We greatly appreciate First Community Credit Union's food drive at their two Roseburg branches going on during the moth of November for the FISH Food Pantry.
  • Kamper Korner RV Center continues with their food drive for the Roseburg Food Project through the end of December.  Thanks!
  • A big THANK YOU to our major sponsors of the Roseburg Food Project throughout the year, which includes:  The News Review, US Bank, DCIPA, TMS Call Center, Coastal Farm and Ranch and Cascade Community Credit Union.

The Fall Food Drive at the five local grocery stores was very successful.  The results were 4,485 pounds of food collected and $1,011 donated.  A big THANK YOU to all of our volunteers who helped and to the five grocery stores, Sherms Thunderbird, Fred Meyer, Albertsons, Safeway, and Grocery Outlet. 

We are extremely pleased to announce the receipt of a grant for $20,000 in August 2017 from the C. Giles Hunt Charitable Fund.

Watercolors by the late Rev. Phyllis Stelson have been reproduced as note cards. She was a champion of food pantries in Douglas County. Proceeds from the sale of the cards benefit FISH Food Pantry. They can be purchased at the pantry. Set of four cards for $4.Thanks to Fred Meyer for the donation of a few of their old grocery carts to the FISH Food Pantry for use by our clients at the Pantry.