Oregon food banks and free food pantries.
Food distribution centers, pantries, soup kitchens, and food banks in Oregon can provide qualified individuals with help. The non-profit organizations that are near you distribute free groceries and food to the needy, children, seniors, and other eligible families. Some centers listed below and by county may provide clothing or other aid as well, such as applications for government benefits or they give discounts on grocery items. Many pass out personal hygiene items too. Below you can get the details on food banks in your town, city, or county in Oregon.
The type of assistance provided can vary, and will range from free food boxes, hot meals to holiday (Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas meals) as well as other gift baskets. The exact distribution of items can change based on the season and available donations. The charities also try to pass out age specific groceries or supplements. The food banks in Oregon are all non-profit charity type organizations and are strongly committed to helping the low income and others.
Additional non-profit food banks, financial assistance programs and organizations exist at the county level in Oregon. Many individuals ask a nearby center for referrals to a center near them. There is also a phone number at the bottom of the page for information on other pantries near you. The locations may offer details and contact information on local Oregon assistance programs.
North County Food Bank - Nehalem
22885 Foss Rd
Nehalem - Oregon, 97131
Telephone - (503) 368-7724
Shem Food Bank
Address of the pantry - 1040 Long St.
Sweet Home - OR, 97386
Community Action Resource Enterprises
2211 Eleventh St.
Tillamook - OR, 97141
Non-profit community action agencies in Oregon are a great place for referrals, public aid such as food stamp applications, lunches for students, and other support.
Crossroads Food Bank
2407 Ne 102nd Ave # D
Portland - OR, 97220
Monmouth Christian Church Helping Hands
959 Church Street
West Monmouth Oregon 97361
Free boxes of food, clothing, perishable fruits and vegetables, formula, and much more is available from the charity.
Zarephath Pantry & Kitchen
Location is 59 NW Ava
Gresham - Oregon, 97030
St. Vincent DePaul Food Recovery Network
5120 SE Milwaukie Ave
Portland, OR 97242-0157
Free hot meals are offered for the homeless and low income.
Tillamook Food Bank
2411 5th St.
Tillamook - OR, 97141
Food Bank - Salem
2471 Hackney Ct Se
Salem - OR, 97317
Partners with soup kitchens, feeding sites, churches, pantries, and other aid organizations in the community.
Loaves and Fishes - Elm Court Center
1111 SW 10th Ave.
Portland - Oregon, 97201
Main number is (503) 988-4485
A number of social services are offered.
687 N. Thompson
Portland - OR, 97227
Aware Food Bank
680 N 1st St.
Woodburn - OR, 97071
Local Oregon free food banks near you
The non-profits listed are some of the main providers in the state. However dozens of other food pantries, distribution centers and charities operate in towns and counties. They may have groceries, meals, and referrals for the needy. Or find websites for free coupons, which is another benefit for anyone shopping.
Aprovecho Research Center
80574 Hazelton Road
Cottage Grove - OR, 97424
Telephone - 541-942-8198
Jason Lee Community Food Bank
Address: 820 Jefferson St NE
Salem - OR, 97301
Oregon Food Bank
7900 NE 33rd Drive
Portland - OR, 97238
A leading non-profit in the state. Can provide referrals and information. This location distributes hundreds of thousands of pounds of groceries, canned goods, and non-perishable foodstuff to regional pantries, which then pass it out to the general Oregon population.
Yamhill County Food Bank
800 Ne 2nd St.
Mcminnville - Oregon, 97128
Telephone - (503) 472-0457
Stayton Community Food Bank
Address: 347 E Ida St.
Stayton - OR, 97383
Grande Ronde Community Resource Center Food Bank
8715 Grand Ronde Rd
Grand Ronde - OR, 97347
Dial (503) 879-5773
Toledo Pantry - Trinity United Methodist Church
383 NE Beech
Toledo Oregon 97391
The needy can get everything from a hot meal to assistance at Christmas.
Grande Ronde Community Resource Center
8725 Grand Ronde Rd
Grand Ronde - OR, 97347
Whether it is a referral to an emergency food pantry in Oregon, or help in applying for public benefits, welfare, or something else, assistance is offered.
The Klamath Lake County Food Bank
Main address - 3231 Maywood Dr.
Klamath Falls - OR, 97603
Call (541) 882-1223
Free emergency boxes of groceries, brown bags for lunches, and other items are served.
South Clatsop County Food Bank
Main address - 880 Avenue A
Seaside - OR, 97138
Dial the food bank at (503) 738-9800 for intake
Josephine County Food Bank-Food Bank Josephine County
1470 SE M St.# 1C
Grants Pass - OR, 97526
Dial 541 479-5556
Food pantries from Salvation Army
This non-profit has several locations across Oregon. Holiday meals, gifts, food boxes, summer lunches for children, and other food aid is provided. More information on Salvation Army food assistance in Oregon.
St Michael the Archangel Social Services
424 SW Mill St.
Portland OR 97201
Helps senior citizens, the poor, and unemployed, regardless of religion or background.
Lift Urban Portland
Address: 1808 NW Irving St.
Portland Oregon 97209
Dial (503)221-1224 for hours.
This non-profit supports the entire county. Canned food, perishable goods, and other items are provided to families in poverty or those Oregon households in a crisis.
New Hope Missionary Baptist
3837 N Gantenbein Ave Portland OR 97227
Phone number is (503)282-8960
Neighborhood House Community Services
7780 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland OR 97219
May have surplus government commodities, Summer meals for teenagers, Thanksgiving meals, and more.
Oregon Food Bank - Northeast Portland
7900 N.E. 33rd Drive
Portland, OR 97211
Provides food assistance to all of Multnomah County Oregon, often in partnership with local charities and non-profits.
Oregon Food Bank West - Beaverton
1870 N.W. 173rd Ave.
Beaverton, OR 97006
Southeast Oregon Regional Food Bank
773 S. Oregon Street
Ontario, OR 97914
Assistance includes canned or fresh groceries, Ensure for seniors, baby formula, holiday meals, and more.
The Regional Food Bank of Tillamook County
2105 Fourth Street
Tillamook, Oregon 97141
Phone number 503-842-3154
The location may offer canned goods, fruits/vegetables, paper products, and personal toiletries to the needy.
Turner Christian Food Bank
7871 Marion Rd. SE
Turner OR 97392
Primary number is (503)743-2119
Trinity Lutheran Church
Address: 5520 NE Killingsworth St.
Portland Oregon 97218
Oregon food banks and emergency pantries - alternate locations
In total hundreds of pantries and food banks operate in Oregon. There are also free soup kitchens for hot meals and government aid. To find additional locations, or to get more information on their services, dial 503-282-0555.