EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY and in place for all upcoming pantry distribution days:
There are no restrooms available at OAFP during this time and wait times may be longer than usual.
We anticipate high volume and ask for patience. We are practicing social distancing, and limiting the number of people in the building (only volunteers until further notice). Pantry guests will be instructed to remain in line in their cars until they reach the front of the line, and we will register the guests without having them in the building.
Please follow instructions from signs and from our volunteers.
Please help us spread the word to folks you know use or may need our services. We are doing our best to remain open during this time
Many thanks for the folks reaching out to OAFP to see how you can help. Here are 3 things you can do right now:
1. Donate money to the Friends of Oregon School District (for those parents in the District you saw an email from Dr. Busler, for those that are not, here is a snippet from it that is helpful to explain why we ask you to donate to FOSD as of Sunday March 15th:
2. Donate to the Food Pantry. Food drives are great - but volunteers must sort and handle each item donated. We can do more with money and it's easier for us to process bulk purchases of essential supplies. You can contribute to our cause by clicking this link here.
3. Volunteer. We don’t know what our needs are and they may change daily. Our volunteer list could use your name on it as well, if you are willing. Sign up to be on our Volunteer List at http://bit.ly/3b24XRX
A reminder to households using the Oregon Area Food Pantry: Our goal is to continue operations and keep existing pantry shopping schedule. This is uncharted territory. Our management committee continues to talk with community leaders to see how we can support the ongoing efforts already being done.
Here are few updates: