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Eliminating Hunger in the Mid-Willamette Valley: Linn Benton Food Share

Linn Benton Food Share believes food has the power to change lives and transform communities. Where
hunger exists, they aim to eliminate it. Whether you are looking for help with food or wanting to give back to your community, Linn Benton Food Share is the place to turn. Through a unique network of 68 local, non-profit partner agencies, Linn Benton Food Share (a program of Community Services Consortium) delivers over five million pounds of food to those in need. Their network includes emergency food pantries, meal programs, gleaning groups and other
non-profit agencies that serve low-income populations. Linn Benton Food Share addresses hunger with more than food, investing in educational and community building opportunities to enhance relationships and resiliency to the benefit of all.

If you are in need of help with providing food for your family, give Linn Benton Food Share a call and they will provide the latest information on resources near you. If you are looking to volunteer to help build a better community, give them a call. Opportunities include warehouse repack and sorting, volunteering in the Linn Benton Food Share garden or pitching in at a local agency near you.

No matter your circumstance, there is a place at the table for you.
Phone: 541-758-2609 • Web: www.LinnBentonFoodShare.org

Linn Benton Food Share – By The Numbers

5,259,504: Pounds of Food Distributed by Linn Benton Food Share to our 68 member network. (Equivalent to 2,630 tons)

346,992: Number of Emergency meals served at shelters/meal sites (up 33% over 2009/10)

13,387: Number of unique households receiving an emergency food box last year (estimated)

2,667: Number of unique donors supporting LBFS last year

6: Quality meals are distributed for every $1 donated to Linn-Benton Food Share.