Metro Announcements Postshttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_postsOFB PortalsListening Session Materialshttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/listening_session_materials<div><p id="isPasted">For those who registered but couldn't attend our Listening Session on Wednesday 1/18 (or if you'd like to share with colleagues), <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://oregonfoodbank.zoom.us/rec/play/wtsus7Qk8yr4OrmJRFam-SkxOahZiMr8J77-4DmMvqM3Y_knHoVzyY1T4s0C9ZhTPlqaQCkoMIB_zSxQ.dFEczp-raJLZejyX?continueMode%3Dtrue&source=gmail&ust=1674345549823000&usg=AOvVaw0jC-raV-R8NC7KzAQEgcpW" href="https://oregonfoodbank.zoom.us/rec/play/wtsus7Qk8yr4OrmJRFam-SkxOahZiMr8J77-4DmMvqM3Y_knHoVzyY1T4s0C9ZhTPlqaQCkoMIB_zSxQ.dFEczp-raJLZejyX?continueMode=true" target="_blank">here's a link to the presentation.</a></p><p>Attached are the slides from the <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.foodforallor.org/&source=gmail&ust=1674345549823000&usg=AOvVaw30-Syt6MEjJ1FK995XIA0n" href="https://www.foodforallor.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Food for All Oregonians</strong></a> campaign presentation. Here are some steps you can take to support the fight for SNAP access as an individual and an…</p></div>Kelsey HillFri, 20 Jan 2023 13:02:24 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/listening_session_materialsImportant Changes to SNAP Benefits Starting March 1, 2023https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/important_changes_to_snap_benefits_starting_march_1_2023<div><p dir="ltr" id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/w84c8Uw8fn/thumbnails/SNAP.png?height=158&amp;width=254" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" data-key="w84c8Uw8fn" data-contentlength="7566" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/w84c8Uw8fn/download/SNAP.png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/w84c8Uw8fn/thumbnails/SNAP.png" data-name="SNAP.png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="w84c8Uw8fn" style="width: 252px;">As you likely know, many SNAP participants received additional benefits each month in response to pandemic impacts. As the federal state of emergency comes to a close, funding for these SNAP “emergency allotments” will also expire — and many Oregonians will see a decrease in our monthly benefits as a result. Regular SNAP benefits received prior to…</p></div>Courtney WrightThu, 12 Jan 2023 11:40:57 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/important_changes_to_snap_benefits_starting_march_1_2023COVID Tests Available on POLhttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/covid_tests_available_on_pol<div><style type="text/css" id="isPasted"></style><style type="text/css"></style><p><span data-sheets-userformat='{"2":4995,"3":{"1":0},"4":{"1":2,"2":16777215},"10":0,"11":4,"12":0,"15":"Arial"}' data-sheets-value='{"1":2,"2":"Rapid antigen COVID-19 tests are now available to order in the portal. Per order/box, there are 800 tests and 209 individual boxes. Please order what you think you need for your site, while ensuring there are some for the rest of the network to order."}'>Rapid antigen COVID-19 tests are now available to order in the portal. Per order/box, there are 800 tests and 209 individual boxes. Please order what you think you need for your site, while ensuring there are some for the rest of the network to order. Product code 30470: Non-Food COVID test.  </span></p><p><br></p> <img src="/.api2/binaries/xghdoS9Ni1/thumbnails/IMG_7367.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dii" data-key="xghdoS9Ni1" data-contentlength="1825965" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/xghdoS9Ni1/download/IMG_7367.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/xghdoS9Ni1/thumbnails/IMG_7367.jpg" data-name="IMG_7367.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="xghdoS9Ni1"> <p><span data-sheets-userformat='{"2":4995,"3":{"1":0},"4":{"1":2,"2":16777215},"10":0,"11":4,"12":0,"15":"Arial"}' data-sheets-value='{"1":2,"2":"Rapid antigen COVID-19 tests are now available to order in the portal. Per order/box, there are 800 tests and 209 individual boxes. Please order what you think you need for your site, while ensuring there are some for the rest of the network to order."}'></span><br></p></div>Kelsey HillThu, 12 Jan 2023 09:26:24 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/covid_tests_available_on_polUpcoming Equity Workshopshttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/upcoming_equity_workshops<div><p id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/Zz7UZ8cgXI/thumbnails/NERJ.JPG?height=136&amp;width=625" style="width: 623px; height: 136.265px;" class="fr-fic fr-dib fr-fil" data-key="Zz7UZ8cgXI" data-contentlength="23520" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/Zz7UZ8cgXI/download/NERJ.JPG" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/Zz7UZ8cgXI/thumbnails/NERJ.JPG" data-name="NERJ.JPG" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="Zz7UZ8cgXI"></p><p><br></p> Happiest of New Years! The Network Equity and Racial Justice team have a few new workshops we'd love to see you at! <a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hm5xYda1crkS7Z-gvFugQL4HusfBM7rM/view?usp%3Dshare_link&source=gmail&ust=1672862690397000&usg=AOvVaw2GhraqfTQXxiplSuYx6AzU" href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hm5xYda1crkS7Z-gvFugQL4HusfBM7rM/view?usp=share_link" target="_blank">Here is a link to the flyer.</a>  <p>_____________________________________________________________________</p><p><b id="isPasted">TUNING IN: BUILDING EMPATHY FOR CONNECTION             </b><a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://secure.oregonfoodbank.org/a/nerj-presents-tuning-building-empathy-connection-1&source=gmail&ust=1672862690397000&usg=AOvVaw1Wwy41-WHyNsq_pJtIpG5p" href="https://secure.oregonfoodbank.org/a/nerj-presents-tuning-building-empathy-connection-1" target="_blank"><strong>Register HERE</strong></a></p><p>January 17, 2023 | 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.</p><p>Session Description:…</p></div>Courtney WrightTue, 03 Jan 2023 13:56:32 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/upcoming_equity_workshopsUpdates to Monthly Statistics Reports Effective Jan. 1https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/updates_to_monthly_statistics_reports_effective_jan_1<div><p dir="ltr"><img src="/.api2/binaries/le4uQ5so5h/thumbnails/Screenshot%202023-01-03%20115503.jpg?width=300" style="width: 300px; height: auto;" class="fr-fic fr-dib" data-key="le4uQ5so5h" data-contentlength="15917" data-contenttype="image/jpeg" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/le4uQ5so5h/download/Screenshot 2023-01-03 115503.jpg" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/le4uQ5so5h/thumbnails/Screenshot 2023-01-03 115503.jpg" data-name="Screenshot 2023-01-03 115503.jpg" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="le4uQ5so5h"></p> <p dir="ltr" id="isPasted">Happy New Year! As many of you know, we have been working to streamline your monthly reporting process for some time now, and I’m happy to announce that many of these anticipated changes have been made as of 1/1/23! For most agencies, your December report (due 1/10/23) will be the first one impacted by these changes. The portion of the report…</p></div>Morgan JoynerTue, 03 Jan 2023 09:07:17 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/updates_to_monthly_statistics_reports_effective_jan_1Produce storage resources from USDAhttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/produce_storage_resources_from_usda<div><h1 align="left" id="isPasted">Produce Safety Resources</h1> <p align="left">These produce safety resources provide information and best practices on receiving and storing fresh produce to help ensure that program operators and participants receive and use produce items that are high quality and safe. Use the following links to view and download these resources:</p> <p align="left"><strong><a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.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.kmJi405cxZqFDh8q6n6tQRLNRMaIpniNrD3jwc66-6Q/s/980434906/br/151007426623-l&source=gmail&ust=1671731388102000&usg=AOvVaw1jkM2iQwFikEz9rUHqouvF" href="https://lnks.gd/l/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.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.kmJi405cxZqFDh8q6n6tQRLNRMaIpniNrD3jwc66-6Q/s/980434906/br/151007426623-l" rel="noopener" target="_blank" title="Original URL: https://theicn.org/resources/652/produce-safety-best-practices-fact-sheets/107984/produce-storage-chart-2.pdf. Click or tap if you trust this link."><u>Produce Storage Chart</u></a> - click to…</strong></p></div>Courtney WrightWed, 21 Dec 2022 07:05:48 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/produce_storage_resources_from_usdaRefrigerators and Oven/Stoves Donation Available to PAshttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/refrigerators_and_ovenstoves_donation_available_to_pas<div><p id="isPasted">A private donor has reached out with available refrigerators and stoves/ovens to donate directly to our agencies. Please see below for more information.</p><p><u>Quantity:</u></p><p>(6) Stove/Oven standalone available Dec 21-31.</p><p>(4) Refrigerators available now.</p><p><strong>Please contact donor directly:</strong></p><p>Paul Shearer (503-789-3534)/<a href="mailto:paul.gregory.shearer@gmail.com" id="isPasted" target="_blank">paul.gregory.shearer@gmail. com</a> </p><p>These items will be…</p></div>Kelsey HillTue, 20 Dec 2022 07:53:12 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/refrigerators_and_ovenstoves_donation_available_to_pasIMPORTANT PRODUCT HOLD MESSAGE FOR USDA (TEFAP) AGENCIEShttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/important_product_hold_message_for_usda_tefap_agencies<div><p id="isPasted">Hello,</p><p>You may have received Unlabeled USDA Frozen Corn on or after November 13th 2022 . If you have received this product from us we have sent your agency recall contact an email. Please check your email or read through our message below for further instructions. This product needs to be fully cooked to 165 degrees Fahrenheit (or 74 degrees…</p></div>Kelsey HillMon, 19 Dec 2022 11:16:07 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/important_product_hold_message_for_usda_tefap_agenciesUpcoming Holiday Closureshttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/upcoming_holiday_closures<div><p>'Tis the season! Please note the upcoming Oregon Food Bank closures below. If you have a regular delivery scheduled on one of those days and have not already reached out, you will hear from our team soon and we'll follow up again to confirm your closure or rescheduled delivery date. If you pick up your order, please plan for an order earlier in…</p></div>Kelsey HillMon, 07 Nov 2022 10:57:54 -0800https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/upcoming_holiday_closuresHunger & Reproductive Justicehttps://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/hunger__reproductive_justice<div><p id="isPasted"><img src="/.api2/binaries/RjzhLIQ2u9/thumbnails/AFES_RJ_EventPromotionGraphic.png?height=394&amp;width=397" style="width: 395px; height: 394.371px;" class="fr-fic fr-dii fr-fir" data-key="RjzhLIQ2u9" data-contentlength="326561" data-contenttype="image/png" data-binarylocation="/.api2/binaries/RjzhLIQ2u9/download/AFES_RJ_EventPromotionGraphic.png" data-thumbnaillocation="/.api2/binaries/RjzhLIQ2u9/thumbnails/AFES_RJ_EventPromotionGraphic.png" data-name="AFES_RJ_EventPromotionGraphic.png" data-isprofilephoto="false" data-ig-embed-key="RjzhLIQ2u9">This event is part of Oregon Food Bank’s process of learning by creating space for dialogue among a panel of experts and with our community. We also understand the evidence that unequivocally shows hunger and poverty as outcomes of a lack of access to reproductive healthcare and rights.</p><p>On the surface, we might think of reproductive justice and…</p></div>Courtney WrightFri, 14 Oct 2022 08:10:29 -0700https://ofbportals.oregonfoodbank.org/home/partner_support/partner_support/partner_agencies/metro_announcements_page/metro_announcements_posts/hunger__reproductive_justice