FISH reduces hunger in our community and responds with compassion to people in crisis.
Our Fall Food Drive is scheduled for October 27 at 4 local Grocery Stores, Albertson's, Fred Meyer, Safeway and Sherms.
Check out our September 2018 Newsletter by clicking on the NEWS tab above. Our pantry is planning to go solar.
Thank you to First Interstate Bank for holding a food drive for the Roseburg Food Project from August 27 through August 31.
We received $1,800 in gift cards from Grocery Outlet as part of their month long Independence from Hunger Campaign. Gift cards were purchased by shoppers during the month of July and will be used to purchase food this fall. Thank you Grocery Outlet.
The final results for the August Roseburg Food Project collection of donated food are: 10,205 pounds were collected by 66 Neighborhood Coordinators from 620 food donors. This is the first time that the Project has collected over 10,000 pounds in the month of August. 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 August 10 and 11. The next RFP pick up day will be Saturday, October 13.
Our Summer Food Drive at five Roseburg grocery stores was a success. We collected 4,018 pounds of food and $762 in cash. Thank you Albertson's, Fred Meyer, Grocery Outlet, Safeway and Sherms for participating!
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.
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