LCC Opens Food Pantry

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane Community College held the grand opening of its food pantry Wednesday. LCC Student Government Sustainability Coordinator Michael Weed says the idea came about last spring. They call it the Rainy Day Food Pantry. They toured the University of Oregon’s pantry and surveyed LCC students. Of those surveyed, 85 percent said they … Continue reading »

UO Students Set Up Mobile Food Pantry

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of students from the University of Oregon worked to make food more available to parts of Eugene with the most need, Sunday. ┬áThe architecture students spent the past year designing a pop-up food pantry, creating a mobile food bank. The students debuted their mobile food pantry in the Whitaker neighborhood. … Continue reading »

New Food Pantry to Open

EUGENE, Ore. — Help is available for low-income families. Food for Lane County is preparing to launch another mobile food pantry this weekend. The site at St. Matthew’s Church on River Road is the first mobile food pantry offering assistance in the Eugene area. The goal is to serve residents in the 97404 zip code … Continue reading »

Interview: New Food Pantry Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — More help is now available for local hungry families. In 2010, Food for Lane County launched its first mobile food pantry as a way to get emergency food into underserved area. There are sites at Guy Lee Elementary, Hamlin Middle School, Culp Creek, and this weekend it’s opening its fourth site. The … Continue reading »

Mobile Food Pantry in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — One donation has sparked a movement in Springfield to feed the hungry, especially children. For the first time this weekend, nutritious food was made available to families at Hamlin Middle School. Twenty-one volunteers with Springfield Faith Center signed up to distribute it. “It’s just another way to help people out in the … Continue reading »