Metro Announcements Posts PortalsContracts & Community Experience (formerly Compliance) team updates!<div><p dir="ltr" id="isPasted">Many new and exciting changes have happened over the last few months on The Contracts &amp; Community Experience Team (formerly known as The Compliance Team). For one thing, a new name that better reflects all the areas that the team supports. Here are some highlights about the team: </p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>What has changed?</strong></p> <ul> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation"><span class="fr-img-caption fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" style="width: 155px;"><span class="fr-img-wrap"><img src=""><span class="fr-inner">Mary Carman (she/her)</span></span></span>A new staff…</p></li></ul></div>Courtney WrightWed, 06 Dec 2023 07:45:34 -0800 Hunger Power Night 12/12!<div><p dir="ltr" id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/8ozix4IN0U/thumbnails/unnamed%20(3)%20(1).jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" data-key="8ozix4IN0U" data-contentlength="8094" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/8ozix4IN0U/download/unnamed (3) (1).jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/8ozix4IN0U/thumbnails/unnamed (3) (1).jpg" data-name="unnamed (3) (1).jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="8ozix4IN0U">As many of you know, <a href="" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl="">Ending Hunger Power Nights (EHPN)</a> are back, and we are delighted to invite you all to organize against the root causes of hunger. Come learn about the latest in our work to break down the unfair systems leading to hunger and how we can act together toward our vision for a hunger-free Oregon.</p> <p dir="ltr">Join us via Zoom on Tuesday,…</p></div>Courtney WrightFri, 01 Dec 2023 07:24:38 -0800 Double Up Food Bucks Ambassador Applications Now Open!<div><p dir="ltr" id="isPasted"><strong>Double Up Food Bucks Ambassador Program - Now Recruiting for 2024!</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The Double Up Food Bucks (DUFB) program at Oregon Food Bank is recruiting new members for the 2024 DUFB Ambassador Program. The focus of the program is to create a cohort of community leaders that provide direct outreach and education about the <a href="">Oregon Double Up Food Bucks Program</a>…</p></div>Kelsey HillMon, 13 Nov 2023 08:23:57 -0800 Session Wednesday November 15th<div><p>Join us for  our next Partner Listening Session at 2pm on Wednesday November 15th to discuss coordinated care organizations (CCO's), which are networks of all types of health care providers who work together in their local communities to serve people who receive health care coverage under the Oregon Health Plan (Medicaid).</p><p>CCO’s focus on prevention…</p></div>Kelsey HillWed, 01 Nov 2023 10:57:38 -0700 (PWW) Reporting Frequently Asked Questions<div><p>Please refer to this <a href=""><strong>Reporting FAQ document</strong></a> with any questions or issues that arise with reporting, and reach out to your FANS or the specific contact listed for each reporting need. Each question has a bookmark icon on the left side of the page that you can click and copy the link to. Please visit the OFB Portals page for <a data-saferedirecturl="" href="" id="isPasted" target="_blank" class=" WikiLinkType1">monthly stats reporting</a>…</p></div>Kelsey HillThu, 26 Oct 2023 11:55:29 -0700 Pathways to Farming Applications Open<div><p dir="ltr" id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/A9AuoLCvGS/thumbnails/Erin%20and%20David.JPG?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" data-key="A9AuoLCvGS" data-contentlength="1013634" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/A9AuoLCvGS/download/Erin and David.JPG" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/A9AuoLCvGS/thumbnails/Erin and David.JPG" data-name="Erin and David.JPG" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="A9AuoLCvGS">Applications for Oregon Food Bank's 2024 Pathways to Farming Program are now open!<strong> Applications will be accepted until Sunday, Nov. 5th 11:59 PM PST.</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">The Pathways to Farming Program is an Oregon Food Bank program for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) beginning farmers who already have farming experience or commercial production…</p></div>Courtney WrightTue, 10 Oct 2023 14:14:06 -0700 Hunger Power Nights are Back!<div><p id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/B5u46IqOCe/thumbnails/unnamed%20(3).jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" data-key="B5u46IqOCe" data-contentlength="28125" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/B5u46IqOCe/download/unnamed (3).jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/B5u46IqOCe/thumbnails/unnamed (3).jpg" data-name="unnamed (3).jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="B5u46IqOCe">Ending Hunger Power Nights are back, and you're invited!!! We’re kicking off this season on <strong>Tuesday, October 17 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. PT</strong> by talking about the Farm Bill and how we can take action.<br><br>Join us via Zoom in our monthly Ending Hunger Power Nights to organize against the root causes of hunger. Learn about the latest in our work to break down…</p></div>Courtney WrightWed, 04 Oct 2023 12:10:30 -0700 trainings added to Partner Calendar<div><p>New trainings from the OFB Equity &amp; Racial Justice Education team have been added to the <a class=" WikiLinkType1" href=""><strong>Partner Calendar</strong></a> - be sure to check them out!</p></div>Courtney WrightTue, 03 Oct 2023 13:22:46 -0700 to Our Network Support Funds Program<div><p dir="ltr" role="presentation">Please read on to review some changes happening to the Network Support Funds program for this fiscal year 2023-2024. Below is a summary:</p> <ul id="isPasted"> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">There will be one application round for Capacity Building Grants with an<strong> application deadline of January 19th, 2024</strong>.</p> </li> <li dir="ltr"> <p dir="ltr" role="presentation">NSF granting priorities continue to focus on projects working to end or reduce…</p></li></ul></div>Kelsey HillMon, 18 Sep 2023 08:23:30 -0700 Heat Information<div><p id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/JgCnpTetO7/thumbnails/noname_1692123749191?width=300" alt="noname_1692123749191" id="isPasted" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" data-key="JgCnpTetO7" data-contentlength="318856" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/JgCnpTetO7/download/noname_1692123749191" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/JgCnpTetO7/thumbnails/noname_1692123749191" data-name="noname_1692123749191" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="JgCnpTetO7">With the excessive heat this week, <strong>please make the decision that is safest for your site, volunteers, and clients as concerns your distributions.</strong> This is partially reliant on your operation -  what hours you distribute, if you are appointment based, and so forth. When deciding to close, please notify us as soon as possible so we can assist you…</p></div>Courtney WrightTue, 15 Aug 2023 08:20:02 -0700