FISH reduces hunger in our community and responds with compassion to people in crisis.
The final results for the April Roseburg Food Project collection of donated food are: 9,135 pounds were collected by 63 Neighborhood Coordinators from 574 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 April 13 and 14. The next RFP pick up day will be Saturday, June 9.
Check out our April 2018 Newsletter by clicking on the NEWS tab above and see the many ways you can help he FISH pantry.
The Roseburg Food Project is seeking additional food donors and neighborhood coordinators for the project that collects donated food for the FISH Food Pantry. About 30 volunteers wearing green t-shirts will be canvassing their neighborhoods to sign up new food donors and neighborhood coordinators between April 26 and May 12. The focus of this effort will be Saturday morning April 28. For more information see our news release.
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.