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Food Project

The Roseburg Food Project is a revolutionary way to collect food. Neighborhood Coordinators enlist their neighbors to become Donors to the FISH of Roseburg Food Pantry.

Neighbors donate a bag of food every two months. We supply the bag and pick up the food! This provides the FISH Food Pantry with a steady supply of food and gives the Donors the satisfaction of making a real difference in the local community.

How it works:

It’s a simple system, built around two types of volunteers:

Neighborhood Coordinators (NCs) agree to organize a small group of their neighbors to become Donors. Their “neighborhood” can be a few houses, several blocks, their work place, or any group they want to coordinate.

Food Donors are neighbors who agree to give food every two months.

Most Needed Items

Non-Perishable Food

  • Cereal
  • Hearty Soups
  • Canned Meat
  • Canned Fruit
  • Cooking Oil
  • Canned Tuna
  • Canned Beans
  • Dried Beans
  • Rice
  • Soy Milk
  • Canned Milk
  • Canned Vegetables
  • Hamburger Helper
  • Rice-a-Roni
  • Baby Food/Formula
  • Peanut Butter

Especially for Seniors

  • Dried Fruits
  • Ready made pudding
  • Ensure protein drinks
  • Pull-tab Soups
  • Single-Serving Meals
  • Low-sodium Crackers
  • Tea (regular and decaf)

Non-Food Items

  • Toothpaste
  • Toilet Paper
  • Toothbrushes
  • Soap
  • Disposable Diapers

green bags from the Food Project

When a neighbor joins:

The NC gives the Donor a reusable green Food Project bag and suggests that they buy one nonperishable grocery item each week.

Then every two months, NCs pick up each bag of food, leave an empty one, and bring the bags to the FISH Food Pantry.’

When is pick up day?

Pickup day is the 2nd Saturday of each EVEN month (February, April, June, August, October and December).


RFP Major Sponsors

carrot llc logo

cascade community credit union logo

coastal farm and ranch logo

physicians of douglas county logo

the news review logo

us bank logo

green bags for the Food Project in front of boxes of food

Want to help?

Sign up to become a Food Donor or Neighborhood Coordinator

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