FISH reduces hunger in our community and responds with compassion to people in crisis.
The fall food drive for the FISH of Roseburg will be held Saturday 29th from 10 AM to 4 PM at local Roseburg grocery stores including Sherms Thunderbird, Fred Meyer, Albertsons and Grocery Outlet. During the summer food drive almost 4000 pounds of food was collected. For more information click on the NEWS tab above to read the news release.
The results of the August ROSEBURG FOOD PROJECT collection are in. An August record of 9,427 pounds of food was received from 592 donors coordinated by 66 neighborhood coordinators. The next RFP pick up day is SATURDAY December 10th.
Norm Lehne Garden & Orchards has donated over 1,000 pounds of produce to FISH in recent weeks. That's phenomenal!! Lehne's u-pick farm is at 386 Cleveland Rapids Rd. a few mile outside, OR in Garden Valley.
You can check out the OCTOBER 2016 newsletter by clicking the NEWS tab above. You'll learn what's new at FISH.
The FISH Food Pantry's gleaning program has been created. Volunteer gleaners keep 50% of what they pick and the rest goes to the pantry. So far, they have picked plums, apples, and walnuts and have been invited to pick corn and pears in the future.
Sherm's Thunderbird donated 1,276 pounds of frozen vegetables to the FISH food pantry on 6/2/16. They are great partners for reducing hunger in the community.
Watercolors by the late Rev. Phyllis Stelson have been reproduced as note cards. She was a champion of food pantries in Douglas County. Proceeds from the sale of the cards benefit FISH Food Pantry. They can be purchased at the pantry. Set of four cards for $4.
Thanks to Fred Meyer for the donation of a few of their old grocery carts to the FISH Food Pantry for use by our clients at the Pantry.