Fork It Over!

Follow your Donation

 

By CES in partnership with Metro

 

Your food is too good to waste. Find out how easy it is to get surplus food to someone who needs it.

 

"Garbage cans aren't hungry, but many Oregonians are." -Jim Claeys of Claeys' Catering

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Fresh and prepared foods are easy and safe to donate and are in high demand by food rescue agencies.

 

55%

Of the Oregon Food Bank's food comes from food industry donations. (source: Oregon Food Bank)

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Many food rescue agencies will come to your business to pick up your donations on a regular schedule or as needed.

 

960

Number of food rescue agencies and programs that are part of the Oregon Food Bank Network serving hungry Oregonians. (source: Oregon Food Bank)

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Some agencies will even supply reusable containers. They'll bring clean empties when they pick up your donation.

 

400,000

Pounds of fresh produce moved through the Oregon Food Bank network in 2013-14 thanks to donations. (source: Oregon Food Bank)

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Food rescue agencies are modern, well-run operations that follow the same food safety protocols as your business.

 

40%

of food produced for human consumption in the U.S. is thrown away. Recovering 15 percent of that wasted food could feed 25 million people a year. (Source: National Resources Defense Council)

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Your generous donations help feed children, working families, the elderly, the retired and the disabled throughout the region.

 

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