How Your Cash Donation Helps Our Community
Every donation helps us provide healthful, sustaining programs to needy neighbors. We spend every dollar carefully and conservatively. Below are examples of where the money goes. To donate, call 503-221-1224 or sign up online.
- $5,000 buys a year's rent for our food warehouse space.
- $1,000 feeds 850 food-insecure neighbors for a month.
- $500 supplies our gardens with equipment and vegetable starts that produce fresh, tasty produce for the food pantry. Recipients eat more fresh produce when they know it grows just steps away.
- $250 provides 25 backpacks of weekend food for children who may go hungry without school meals. Often, a backpack supplements an entire family.
- $100 provides supplies for individual assistance, performing chores like basic cleaning and errands.
- $100 sponsors a row in our garden.
- $50 provides five home-delivered food boxes to those in need who cannot travel to our pantry.