FISH reduces hunger in our community and responds with compassion to people in crisis.
The FISH Pantry will be closed Wednesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
The final results for the June Roseburg Food Project collection of donated food are: 9,722 pounds were collected by 65 Neighborhood Coordinators from 617 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 June 8 and 9. The next RFP pick up day will be Saturday, August 11.
Check out our May 2018 Newsletter by clicking on the NEWS tab above and see the opportunity for teens to help the FISH pantry.
Saturday April 28 about 30 volunteers from the Roseburg Food Project, wearing green t-shirts, canvassed their neighborhoods to sign up new food donors and neighborhood coordinators. We signed up many new donors bringing our total donors to 85. Thank you to all who participated.
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.
Great job by local businesses supporting the Roseburg Food Project and the FISH Food Pantry:
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.