Preston's Pantry

Lift Urban Portland runs a food pantry affiliated with the Oregon Food Bank network of providers.

First Immanuel Lutheran Church
1808 NW Irving Street
Tuesdays and Fridays, noon to 2:00 p.m. (wheelchair accessible)
Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. (NOT wheelchair accessible)

Lottery takes place 5 minutes before opening to determine your place in line.

The pantry is served by TriMet bus lines #15, 18, 20, and 77, and the Portland Streetcar.


Pantry visitors may visit our shopping-style pantry once a month and select from fresh produce, yogurt and dairy, dry and canned goods, meat, and eggs. Recipients must be within eligible income guidelines, and live in our service area (see map below.) Proof of residency is required (rent receipt, utility bill, ID card, etc.)

You will leave with about three grocery bags of food. Please bring your own bags or box and be prepared to transport the groceries home.

Lift Urban Portland serves the Northwest Portland neighborhood, as well as a portion of Downtown Portland.
If you are in the area on the map below you may be eligible for services.

Click on the map below to zoom in.

Income Guidelines for the Food Pantry

Family                 Monthly                Annual
  Size                   Income                Income  
    1                      $1,815                 $21,775
    2                      $2,456                 $29,471
    3                      $3,097                 $37,167
    4                      $3,739                 $44,863
    5                      $4,380                 $52,559
    6                      $5,021                 $60,255
    7                      $5,663                 $67,951
    8                      $6,304                 $75,647

For each additional member, add $611 per month or $7,236 per year.

These income guidelines are accurate as of April 2015 but subject to change. For the most accurate information, please visit the Oregon Food Bank's website.

Harvest Share

2015 Harvest Share Dates: Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 8, Aug. 12, Sep.9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Dec. 9

Second Wednesday of each month
8:30am-9am: Free coffee & tea, Receive lottery number for place in line

9am-10am: Produce distribution

The Harvest Share program provides fresh produce from the Oregon Food Bank. Harvest Share is open to everybody regardless of where you live and does not count as your once-a-month food pantry visit. For income guidelines, please visit the Oregon Food Bank website.

The pantry is served by TriMet bus lines #15, 18, 20, and 77, and the Portland Streetcar.

Lift Urban Portland is an equal opportunity provider.


For more volunteer information:
Erin Goldwater, Program Manager • (503) 221-1224 x 105